The South African Child Support Grant Impact Assessment

This report assesses data collected from five South African provinces to analyse the effectiveness of the Child Support Grant (CSG) which is an important instrument of social protection in South Africa.

Appendix 5.2 describes the methodology used to estimate dose response functions.

Contents

  • Introduction, Research Questions and Approach
  • Data Source and Options
  • Description and Benchmarking of the Sample
  • Grant Access
  • Options for Assessing the Impact of the Child Support Grant
  • The Impact of the CSG on Early Life Outcomes
  • The Impact of the CSG on Schooling
  • The Impact of the CSG on the Health of 10-Year-Old Children
  • The Impact of the CSG on Time Allocation and Labour Supply of 10-Year-Old Children
  • Adolescent and Household Receipt of the Child Support Grant
  • The Impact of the CSG on Adolescent Schooling Outcomes
  • The Impact of the CSG on Adolescent Work
  • The Impact of the CSG on Adolescent Risky Behaviours
  • Appendix 5.1 Estimating Impact using Propensity Scores
  • Appendix 5.2 Estimating Dose-Response Functions

Source

Heinrich, C., Hoddinott, J., Samson, M., Mac Quene, K., van Niekerk, I., & Renaud, B. Department of Social Development/South African Social Security Agency/UNICEF, (2012). The south african child support grant impact assessment. Retrieved from website: http://www.unicef.org/southafrica/SAF_resources_csg2012s.pdf

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