Episode 26

Are cash grants to Syrian refugees effective social assistance?

Published on: 20th June, 2021

An ongoing, year-long, analysis of the impacts of cash grants to Syrian refugees in Lebanon reveals some striking results, including that the grants reduce the risk of child labor and early marriage of women. If so, these benefits will impact successive generations, explains Economics Associate Professor Dr. Nisreen Salti.

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Professors at Work
Rami G. Khouri interviews AUB scholars about how their research findings clarify our world's mechanics and mysteries.