Media Coverage
Upworthy
June 30, 2022

Upworthy cites the 10-year follow-up of a Liberia study that found that giving young men in high-risk situations $500 worth of therapy and $200 cash helped reduce crime in the long term. As researcher Chris Blattman notes, “The therapy helped participants change their intentions, identity, and behavior and provided almost daily commitment and reinforcement" while the cash grant allowed men to maintain this progress.