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Non-contributory Social Protection Programmes Database
Latin America and the Caribbean
Pension for Elderly (ex“70 and over“ programme) (2007-)
Mexico

 

 

Date: 2007-
Web: Official website of the programme
Description: The programme implemented in 2013 is the successor of the 70 y más programme, and it aims at improving the living conditions of adults aged 65 and over (elderly) through actions aimed at fostering their social protection.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Adults aged 65 years of age or older living in towns of up to 30,000 inhabitants.
Geographic scale: National. Locations with up to 30,000 inhabitants.
Targeting method: Geographic. Identify locations that have population of up to 30,000 inhabitants, according to the list of localities authorized by SEDESOL (Catalogue of Key Federal Entities, Municipalities and Towns). Since 2012, the programme is also implemented in localities over 30.000 inhabitants with a priority for those that present higher levels of poverty concentration and until the budget disponibility allows it.
Instrument of selection: Single Socio-economic Data Questionnaire (CUIS)
Registry of recipients: Integrated Government Programme Registration System (SIIPP-G)
Comments: Participation in the programme is incompatible with being beneficiary of the Elderly Support from "Oportunidades".
   

Institutionality

Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Social Development (SEDESOL), General Division of Care for Priority Groups (DGAGP)
Executing organization(s): General Division of Care for Priority Groups (DGAGP)
Source of funding: Government of Mexico
   

1) Apoyos económicos directos (Direct financial support)

Recipient(s): All elderly beneficiaries.
Mode of transfer: Flat transfer
Mode of delivery: Delivery of cash
Periodicity of delivery: Bimonthly
Recipient of the transfer: Seniors enrolled in the Beneficiaries Register. The one-time $1,160 support is granted to the representative when the beneficiary dies.
Maximum per household: Does not have
Sanctions: Suspension of transfer when misuse of the document that certifies the individual as a beneficiary of the programme is detected (sale, loan or use for partisan or electoral purposes, etc.).
Amount : $580 monthly and one time only financial support of $1,160 to the representative of the beneficiary when the beneficiary dies; see data Excel format

 

2) Acciones para aminorar el deterioro de la salud física y mental (Actions to mitigate the deterioration of physical and mental health)

Recipient(s): Elderly in places with coverage of the Social Network.
Description: Actions to lessen deteriorating physical health and mental health of beneficiaries according to the following techniques of participation: participation in groups , clubs and informative briefings.

 

3) Acciones para la protección social (Actions for social protection)

Recipient(s): Elderly, according to the criteria or requirements established by the institutions that offer the services.
Description: Services to mitigate the risk of loss of income or health, such as: ID of the INAPAM, productive and occupational activities, promotion of access to health services, and caring for disabilities.

 

4) Apoyo a la Inclusión Financiera (Support for financial inclusion)

Recipient(s): Beneficiaries that incorporate the support delivery scheme through electronic transfers
Mode of transfer: Support for the beneficaries of the programme that allow them to incorporate if the National Financial System
Mode of delivery: Electronic card
Amount : Maximum amount of MN$ 300.

 

What are the effects of expanding a social pension program on extreme poverty and labor supply? Evidence from Mexico´s Pension Program for the Elderly.

Author: Avila-Parra, C. and D. Escamilla-Guerrero
Date: 2017
Publication info: Policy Research Working Paper No. 8229. World Bank Group. Social Protection and Labor Global Practice Group.
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

The Effects of a Noncontributory Pension Program on Labor Force Participation: The Case of 70 y Más in Mexico

Author: Juarez, L. and Pfutze, T.
Date: 2015
Publication info: Economic Development and Cultural Change 63, no. 4 (July 2015): 685-713
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

The Effect of an Old-Age Demogrant on the Labor Supply and Time Use of the Elderly and Non-Elderly in Mexico

Author: Juarez, L.
Date: 2010
Publication info: The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy Volume 10, Issue 1 (Jun 2010)
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

Informe Final sobre los Cambios del Programa 70 y Más

Author: Galiani, S. and Gertler, P.
Date: 2009
Publication info: SEDESOL
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

The Effect of Non-contributory Pensions on Saving in Mexico

Author: Alonso, J., C. Amuedo-Dorantes and L. Juárez
Date: 2016
Publication info: IDB Working paper Series No 630, Inter-American Development Bank
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

Impact evaluation of the non-contributory social pension programme 70 y más in Mexico

Author: Salinas Rodríguez, A. et al
Date: 2014
Publication info: 3ie -International initiative for impact evaluation
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

Non-Contributory Pensions

Author: Galiani, S., Gertler, P. J and Bando, R.
Date: 2015
Publication info: University of California, Berkeley -Inter-American Development Bank
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact Evaluation

 

Transferencias no contributivas a personas mayores. Análisis comparativo de dos programas: 70 y más y pensión alimentaria de la Ciudad de México

Author: Atenea Flores-Castillo
Date: 2013
Publication info: ECLAC
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Programme description, Rights-based approach analysis

 

Programa de la Secretaría de Desarrollo Social: Guía rápida 2012

Author: SEDESOL
Date: 2012
Publication info: SEDESOL
Link:
Topic: Operating rules

 

Reglas de Operación del Programa 70 y más, para el ejercicio fiscal 2011

Author: SEDESOL
Date: 2010
Publication info: Official Journal [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Operating Rules

 

Primer seguimiento a la evaluación de impacto del Programa de Atención a Adultos Mayores de 70 años y más en zonas rurales (Programa 70 y más)

Author: SEDESOL & National Public Health Institute
Date: 2010
Publication info: Secretary of Social Development - SEDESOL [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Impact evaluation

 

Evaluación Específica de Desempeño 2008

Author: Quintero, René
Date: 2008
Publication info: Colegio de la Frontera Norte [online]
Link: See Webpage
Topic: Performance evaluation

 

Evaluación Externa en materia de Diseño 2007 del Programa de Atención a Adultos Mayores de 70 y más

Author: Sagarnaga, Leticia
Date: 2007
Publication info: Universidad Autónoma Chapingo. Sitio web: Evaluación de los Programas Sociales (www.sedesol.gob.mx)
Link:
Topic: Design evaluation

 

 

 

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