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By Alejandro Valencia
Representatives of six countries of the Caribbean are today meeting with members of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Jamaica in a regional study tour organized... read more
By María Franco Chuaire, Carlos Scartascini
Source: IDB Most policy analyses and academic papers deal with finding the combination of policies that may bring about the best development outcomes. However, in the long... read more
By D. Burns, C. Gorman
Tackling extreme poverty and marginalisation alongside rising and intersecting inequalities must be a priority for the post-2015 agenda. As country representatives at the... read more
By Ursula Giedion, Ricardo Bitrán, Ignez Tristao
Sourse: Inter-American Development Bank “No country, no matter how rich, is able to provide its entire population with every technology or intervention that may improve... read more
June 3, 2014 The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, and the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa... read more
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Prospects For Upward Mobility In America
Aug 22, 2014
Woven into the American fabric is the idea that anyone in this country can get ahead if he or she works hard enough. But research shows social mobility is much more fixed in...
Unified Registry for Social Programs
Aug 22, 2014
The Unified Registry for Social Programs of the Brazilian government (Cadastro Único) is a tool for identification and socioeconomic characterization of low-income families...
Effective Tools for Inclusive Savings
Aug 20, 2014
Promoting savings among low-income populations in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), for financial inclusion and poverty eradication purposes, has become increasingly...
IASPN Organizes Cooperation Activity in Social Protection in the Caribbean
Aug 20, 2014
Representatives of six countries of the Caribbean are today meeting with members of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Jamaica in a regional study tour organized...
First Graduating class of the Diploma Course on Social Protection for the...
Aug 18, 2014
Minister Villegas Reports on the Strenghtening of the Chile Crece Contigo...
Aug 15, 2014
Source: Social Development Ministry of Chile Balloons, mimes and puppets took over the Balmaceda Park in Providencia, to cheer up the morning for tens of children who came to...
Reducing Hunger and Undernutrition: Designing a Mixed-Method Impact...
Aug 15, 2014
Source: Institute of Development Studies Executive summary Child undernutrition remains one of the most devastating realities in many parts of the world. The use of mobile...
Regional cooperation for a constructive development agenda
Aug 15, 2014
Source: Blog Humanum Implementing President Bachelet’s Government plan for foreign policy entails important emphasis changes. The first of these is evident and involves...
Time for new approach to health systems in developing countries,...
Aug 15, 2014
Source: Institute of Development Studies The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Trade Out of Poverty, the APPG for Debt, Aid and Trade and IDS co-hosted a meeting in...
Reimagining Our Social Contract: The Safety Net Is Social Insurance for...
Aug 14, 2014
Source: Center for American Progress Every year, the Bureau of the Census releases its estimate of how many Americans lived below the federal poverty line at a specific point...
Are conditional cash transfers having an impact on achieving access to...
Aug 14, 2014
Source: UNRISD The impact of Argentina’s Asignación Universal por Hijo Cash Transfer Programme on the right to educationThe conditions of poverty and exclusion that affect a...
On the Radio: Effectiveness of the Viva Seguro Financial Education Program
Aug 14, 2014
Source: CEDE Universidad de los Andes Through a novel randomized control trial this paper estimates the impact of Viva Seguro, a financial education program that covers...
Time for a 21st Century Social Contract
Aug 14, 2014
Source: Center for American Progress In the 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson declared the War on Poverty, our nation’s system of work and income supports has...
eHealth: Harnessing technology on the road towards universal health...
Aug 13, 2014
Source: Pan-American Journal of Public Health There are numerous data sources that offer information on the health of a community. Traditional sources, such as hospitals and...
Segregation in schools as a key element in the reproduction of inequality
Aug 13, 2014
Source: ECLAC This article arises from the necessity to undertake a diagnosis of the situation of school segregation in Latin America and the Caribbean. The information used...

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