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One-time interventions can provide relief to ultra-poor for many years [Full subscriber]

Combating extreme poverty in the world is a continuing challenge. Many countries have implemented policies that involve providing a one-time “big push” of support in the hopes of helping people to break out of poverty traps. A field experiment over 10 years in India led by MIT antipoverty researchers found that a one-time boost of capital improves the condition of the very poor even a decade later.…

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