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By Nicolai Suppa
This paper explores a novel way to analyse poverty dynamics that are specific to certain measures of multidimensional poverty, such as the “adjusted headcount ratio” proposed... read more
By USAID
Post Title: Gender & Social Protection Expert to lead course content for an online USAID/OFDA/LAC Gender & Social Protection Course Project Location: San Jose, Costa... read more
This High-Level Meeting will highlight what a number of Governments are doing to both measure and tackle multidimensional poverty. A growing number of countries have adopted... read more
By Nora Lustig
A reduction in the wage premium for skilled labor –and a consistent reduction of overall wage inequality-has played an important role in explaining the fall of income... read more
By Development Pathways
Bolsa Família is often promoted as a model of good practice for social protection programmes in the developing world. As a Brazilian, in the short period of time that I’ve... read more
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The region directs efforts for a common goal: a better measurement for...
Nov 09, 2016
The Fourth High Level Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) opened with the participation of Sabina Alkire, Director of the Initiative on Poverty and...
The regionalization of the Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America...
Nov 08, 2016
The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today signed a declaration of cooperation to support the countries of the Americas...
Publication -> Social Pulse 2016 "Perspectives and Realities...
Nov 08, 2016
Latin America and Caribbean register middle class growth. Child poverty and inequality problems persist “Social Pulse 2016: Realities and Perspectives”, provides an in-depth...
Latin American Economic Outlook 2017: Youth, Skills and Entrepreneurship
Nov 08, 2016
The 2017 edition of the Latin American Economic Outlook explores youth, skills and entrepreneurship. Young Latin Americans embody the region’s promise and perils. They stand...
Social Mobility Summit
Nov 04, 2016
The objective of this conference is to bring together some of the world’s main experts and practitioners on the matter of intergenerational social mobility in order to...
Publication -> The Great Inequality
Nov 03, 2016
Published in the November edition of Monthly Review It is by now well known that significant and growing economic inequality is a central feature of the U.S. economy, as...
Agreement between the OAS and UNESCO to reduce inequality in education
Nov 03, 2016
The OAS and UNESCO agreed to a new programme to strengthen and leverage the support provided to the countries of the region in the areas of inequality and education on...
4th Annual High-Level Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network...
Nov 03, 2016
This High-Level Meeting will highlight what a number of Governments are doing to both measure and tackle multidimensional poverty. A growing number of countries have adopted...
Publication -> Declining Wages for College-Educated Workers in Mexico
Nov 01, 2016
A reduction in the wage premium for skilled labor –and a consistent reduction of overall wage inequality-has played an important role in explaining the fall of income...
Conditional cash transfers in the Caribbean: Learning from the literature
Oct 27, 2016
Eastern Caribbean countries are currently developing and implementing substantial social safety net reforms. These reforms are based on, among other things, assessments of...
The "crisis of care" in our societies
Oct 25, 2016
The ‘crisis of care’ is currently a major topic of public debate. Often linked to ideas of ‘time poverty’, ‘family-work balance’, and ‘social depletion’, it refers to the...
What is the Future of Bolsa Família?
Oct 21, 2016
Bolsa Família is often promoted as a model of good practice for social protection programmes in the developing world. As a Brazilian, in the short period of time that I’ve...
Poverty Profile: Rural North and Northeast of Brazil
Oct 18, 2016
Fortunately, both poverty and extreme poverty have shown a significant decrease in Brazil. According to data from the National Household Sample Survey (Pesquisa Nacional por...
A Human Rights Approach to Globalization and Migration
Oct 12, 2016
Author: David Bacon Article published originally in New Politics Magazine. http://newpol.org/   We need an immigration policy based on human, civil, and labor rights, which...
The added value of multidimensional poverty analysis
Oct 11, 2016
Does measuring poverty multidimensionally make a difference in terms of who we identify as being poor? In recent years, a growing number of analysts have called for poverty...

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