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Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database
Latin America and the Caribbean
Jefas y Jefes de Hogar Desocupados (2002-2005)
Argentina

 

 

Date: 2002-2005
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: This conditional cash transfer programme (CCT) includes employment actions. It unifies emergency employment programmes in the context of economic, social and political crisis that hit the country in late 2001.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Families with unemployed heads of households with children up to age 18, disabled or pregnant women.
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: 1) Categorical: unemployed heads of households
2) Community: Local Advisory Councils
Exit strategies or criteria: When household loses eligibility; Migration to the programme "Familias por la Inclusion Social" since 2005.
   

Institutionality

Legal framework: Regulation 165/02 Decree no. 565/02, Decree no. 39/03, Decree no. 144/03, Decree no. 1353-1303; Decree no 696/03 ; Decree no 1506-1504, Law No. 26,077
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security
Source of funding: Government of Argentina, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
   

1) Subsidio (Subsidy)

Recipient(s): 1) Children under 18 years old.
2) Disabled
3) Pregnant women
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Debit card
Periodicity of delivery: Monthly
Recipient of the transfer: Head of household
Maximum per household: One transfer per household
Conditionalities: Employment: Participation of beneficiaries in social infrastructure projects or in training activities that involve a time commitment between 4 and 6 hours per day.
Health: Attendance to health checks and vaccinations.
Education: Children: Regular school attendance.
Comments: The component "community activities " includes community and social support tasks (communal and school dining, orchards, community wardrobes, care for people, etc.), rural and urban development (fairs, municipal slaughterhouses, etc..), tourism (conservation of historic and cultural areas, guidance and tourist assistance services, etc), environmental projects, building activities and / or social housing, etc.
The component "materials" includes utility infrastructure projects, sanitation infrastructure, social, productive and development infrastructure, habitat improvement and community orchards, which are run by municipalities, government and community boards. It also includes activities such as ending studies, training, seasonal jobs.

 

Poverty and Employability Effects of Workfare Programs in Argentina

Author: Roncomi, L., Sanguinetti, J., Fachelli, S., Casazza, V. and Francescechelli, I.
Date: 2006
Publication info: PMMA Working Paper 2006-14
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation on labour market

 

Jump-starting Self-employment? Evidence for Welfare Participants in Argentina

Author: Almeida, R. y Galasso, E.
Date: 2010
Publication info: World Development Volume 38, Issue 5, May 2010, Pages 742-755
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation on labour market

 

Labor informality effects of a poverty-alleviation program

Author: Gasparini, L., Haimovich, F. and Olivieri, S.
Date: 2007
Publication info: Working Paper, N° 53, Buenos Aires, Universidad Nacional de La Plata.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation on labour market

 

Social protection in a crisis: Argentina’s plan Jefes y Jefas

Author: Galasso, E. y Ravallion, M.
Date: 2003
Publication info: Policy Research Working Paper, N° 3165, Washington, D.C., World Bank
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation on labour market

 

Jump-Starting Self-Employment? Evidence among Welfare Participants in Argentina

Author: Almeida, R. and Galasso, E.
Date: 2007
Publication info: Discussion Paper Series DP No. 2902, IZA
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation on labour market

 

Effectiveness of Active Labour Market Tools in Conditional Cash Transfers programmes: Evidence for Argentina

Author: López Mourelo, E. and Escudero, V.
Date: 2016
Publication info: Working Paper No. 11, Research Department, ILO
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation on labour market

 

Segunda evaluación del Programa Jefes de Hogar. Resultados de la encuesta a beneficiarios

Author: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Seguridad Social (2004)
Date: 2004
Publication info: Trabajo, ocupación y empleo. Estudios 2004
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Evaluation

 

Transiciones ocupacionales: el caso del Plan Jefes y Jefas

Author: Cortés, Rosalía; Groisman, Fernando and Hoszowki, Agusto
Date: n/d
Publication info: Realidad Económica 202 [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General information / Evaluation

 

El Plan Jefes y Jefas de Hogar Desocupados (PJyJHD). Análisis de sus características y objetivos. Fortalezas y debilidades

Author: Neffa, Julio César
Date: n/d
Publication info: CLACSO [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General information / Evaluation

 

Derecho a la inclusión o paz social? Plan Jefas y Jefes de Hogar Desocupados

Author: Golbert, Laura
Date: 2004
Publication info: Serie políticas sociales (84), CEPAL [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: General information / Evaluation

 

El clientelismo en la gestión de programas sociales contra la pobreza, Documento de políticas Públicas / Análisis (60)

Author: Gruenberg, Christian and Victoria Pereyra Iraola
Date: 2009
Publication info: CIPPEC [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Clientelism

 

 

 

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