Publication: Public Attitudes Matter : Political Economy in the Design of Safety Nets Policies
It has long been recognized that political economy influences the design, implementation and outcome of safety nets, as well as other social programs, but there is no consensus about how to account for such concerns in policy decisions. This note draws on international public opinion surveys and other research to highlight some of the implications for the design of safety net policies.
“Blomquist, John. 2003. Public Attitudes Matter : Political Economy in the Design of Safety Nets Policies. Social Safety Nets Primer Notes; No. 12. © World Bank, Washington, DC. http://openknowledge.worldbank.org/entities/publication/e398ca73-8bfd-5684-8658-7301833432c9 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.”