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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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Social Protection payment delivery mechanisms
Oct 03, 2016
The quality of the mechanism used to deliver payments to beneficiaries in a Social Protection (SP) program has a direct bearing on program’s success or failure. The entire...
Blog: Progress Indicators as a mechanism to the full enjoyment of ESCRs
Sep 28, 2016
Author: Rasec Niembro Short Abstract The low professionalism of the judiciary is one of the hidden structural causes of extreme poverty in many regions, particularly in...
IASPD 17 - Experiences on evaluation of social programs in Latin America
Sep 15, 2016
To watch the video visit: http://www.redproteccionsocial.org/recursos/dips-17-video-experiencias-de-evaluacion-de-programas-sociales-en-america-latina (Spanish only)
Gender discrimination is greater when unemployment is high
Sep 06, 2016
The market environment in which discriminatory firms operate may be a relevant determinant of their extent of discrimination. In this paper we aim at analysing the effect of...
IASPD 16 - Economic, social and cultural: a review of results in the...
Aug 29, 2016
The Additional Protocol to the American Convention on Human Rights on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights "Protocol of San Salvador" is the legal instrument of the Inter-...
Happiness and alleviation of income poverty: impacts of an unconditional...
Aug 25, 2016
This study analyzes the impact of an exogenous, positive income shock on caregivers’ subjective well-being in Malawi using panel data from 3,365 households targeted to...
A Social Protection Floor Index: Monitoring National Social Protection...
Aug 22, 2016
An Social Protection Floor consists of four nationally defined basic social security guarantees that members should establish by law, and—in accordance with their existing...
Cultural conceptions of poverty and shame in 7 diverse societies
Aug 16, 2016
This working paper constitutes a first step in exploring the contention that shame is universally associated with poverty, irrespective of place, time and culture. The...
The social protection floor index: A tool to help us keep, and finance, a...
Aug 11, 2016
The ILO Social Protection Floors Recommendation No. 202, unanimously adopted by 184 members of the International Labour Conference in 2012, provided for the first time...
Social Protection Digest #23
Aug 09, 2016
New Minister for Social Development and Inclusion appointed in Perú
Aug 08, 2016
Cayetana Aljovín Gazzani, assumed as head of the Ministry of Development and Social Inclusion (MIDIS) in formal ceremony held at the corporate headquarters in the district of...
The First Sustainable Development Goals Report 2016
Aug 08, 2016
The first ever progress report on the new global development agenda provides the most up-to-date statistics on poverty, hunger, education and sanitation, among others, so...
Publication -> 40 years of the regional gender agenda
Aug 02, 2016
The first Regional Conference on the Integration of Women into the Economic and Social Development of Latin America and the Caribbean was held almost 40 years ago (Havana,...
G20 E-Learning on social protection
Aug 02, 2016
The course is designed for policy-planners, advisers and technical staff working in relevant governmental structures and social security institutions as well as...
FAO Webinar -> Shock-responsive social protection for resilience...
Aug 01, 2016
The knowledge sharing platform on resilience is pleased to invite you to the fourth webinar of the monthly series on resilience linked to food security and nutrition within...

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