What is Social Protection?

Errors of exclusion (targeting)

“(E)xclusion error can be quantified as the proportion of people in poverty who are omitted from a social transfer programme.”

See also: Errors of Inclusion (Targeting)

Source: Sabates-Wheeler, R. et al. 2014. "Targeting social transfer programmes: Comparing design and implementation errors across alternative mechanisms". WIDER Working Paper, 2014/040.  Helsinki: UNU-WIDER. <https://www.wider.unu.edu/publication/targeting-social-transfer-programmes>. Accessed 11 June 2020.