Argentina’s System of Social Cash Transfers Situation Analysis

Situation Analysis and Future Development

This study analyses the current spending trends in the social cash transfer programs, their coverage, and identify possible opportunities and challenges in increasing the coverage and depth of existing or proposed programs. It further conducts a projection for the current programs and the underlying socioeconomic factors. Two user-friendly quantitative tools accompany this paper. These tools allow policy makers to understand the fiscal impact of changes in any part of the current system (first tool) and the feasibility of introducing a new benefit (second tool).