Nº 130 (March, 2012). Sebastián Galiani & Leonardo Gasparini.

“El impacto distributivo de las políticas sociales”.

The objective of this paper is to briefly mention the traditional methods used to assess the distributional impact of public policies, and comment on some of the most relevant breakthroughs over the last two decades. The study focuses on the evaluation of social programs, not considering other kind of public interventions and their cost. The document synthesizes international evidence, providing some results for the case of Argentina.

Published in Navajas, F. y Porto, A. (eds.). Progresos en Economía del Sector Público. pp 177-221. Fondo Editorial Consejo. ISBN 978-987-660-108-5.