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India’s biometric smartcards, a good sentence about them

Overall, our results suggest that investing in secure payments infrastructure can significantly enhance “state capacity” to implement welfare programs in developing countries. That is from Muralidharan, Niehaus, and Sukhtankar in the latest American Economic Review.  Their main result is this: We find that, while incompletely implemented, the new system delivered a faster, more predictable, and less […] The post India’s biometric smartcards, a good sentence about them appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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