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Table 3 Impact of BFP on the hours worked in the informal sector

From: Conditional cash transfer and informality in Brazil

  Total sample Sample I Sample II
  All households receiving the PBF benefit Households with PCHIs < R$ 700.00 Households with PCHIs > R$ 50.00 and PCHIs < $ 700.00
  Coef. Optimal Window Coef. Optimal Window Coef. Optimal Window
Bolsa-Família −2.006 1.67 −1.778 2.08 −2.152 2.00
(standard error) (1.224)   (1.028)   (1.215)  
Bolsa-Família       
Bolsa-Família (bandwidth - 110) −2.391 1.84 −1.866 2.29 −2.463 2.20
(standard error) (1.497)   (1.78)   (1.525)  
Bolsa-Família (bandwidth - 125) −1.965 2.09 −2.633 2.60 −2.072 2.50
(standard error) (1.134)   (1.568)   (1.327)  
Bolsa-Família (bandwidth - 150) −1.431 2.50 −1.752 3.12 −1.638 3.00
(standard error) (0.974)   (1.425)   (1.313)  
  1. Source: 2006 PNAD.