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By Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
OPHI has just launched two publications on the Children’s Multidimensional Poverty (OPHI Briefing 46) and the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (OPHI 47).  It is the... read more
By Acosta, Pablo A., Almeida, Rita, Gindling Thomas, Lao Pena, Christine.
This reports analyzes the current trends of public spending in the social sector of the six Central American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,... read more
By ECLAC
The new edition of Social Panorama of Latin America by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean addresses the issue of social inequality, seen as a... read more
By Claudia González
We cordially invite the Ministries and High Authorities of Social Development to present applications in the category of Innovation in Social Inclusion in the V Edition of... read more
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), Trickle Up and Fundación Capital, in partnership with PROSPERA Programa de Inclusión Social, and with the support of the... read more
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Social Protection Digest #24
Nov 10, 2016
Governments from 50 countries and international agencies participated in the 4th Annual Meeting of the Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) in Acapulco, Mexico. 
What is Dimensions Magazine?
Nov 09, 2016
Dimensions Magazine is MPPN’s new communications vehicle to share in a practical, concise and informative way, different countries’ experiences with multidimensional poverty...
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...

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