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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
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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IASPD 15 - Disability and Poverty
May 06, 2016
This online workshop will discuss the main characteristics of the approach to  people with disabilities and how to ensure proper implementation of public policies intended...
How aspiration failure causes poverty and inequality in Peru
May 05, 2016
Despite the recent decrease in poverty rates in Peru, inequality has persisted in which the poorest population are the socially excluded. This paper investigates, with a...
New data show social safety net significantly reduces poverty
May 05, 2016
To understand trends in poverty and the effectiveness of anti-poverty programs, you must look beyond the official poverty statistics. The poverty rate is the percentage of...
Studying how poverty keeps hurting young minds, and what to do about it
May 04, 2016
The human brain begins as a neural tube that develops five weeks after conception. Years later, it is fully formed. On Tuesday, experts in neuroscience, genetics and social...
IMF Conference: Financial inclusion and its macroeconomic impacts
May 03, 2016
On April 11, experts on financial inclusion gathered and discussed how the financial inclusion of most people are "macro-relevant." Panelists discussed the...
Human Rights in tax policy
May 02, 2016
Taxation is a crucial instrument for the realization of human rights, not just because it is necessary for ensuring sufficient resources, but also because tax policy plays a...
Call for Papers: ASAP Brazil Conference on Poverty and Hunger
May 02, 2016
ASAP Brazil and Mackenzie University Law School will host the II ASAP-Brazil International Conference on Poverty and Hunger and are accepting abstract submissions. The...
Why economic growth is not sufficient to tackle inequality
Apr 29, 2016
In the quarter-century since the publication in 1990 of the first Human Development Report, the world has made astounding strides in reducing poverty and improving the health...
Roundtable: From Exclusion to Equality in Latin America?
Apr 28, 2016
More information: http://www.oas.org/en/sare/social-inclusion/protocol-ssv/resources.asp      
Ongoing evaluation: IMF and Social protection
Apr 27, 2016
The drafts issues paper, published by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), explains the ongoing evaluation of the IEO on how...
Internal migrants and social protection: a review of eligibility and take-...
Apr 27, 2016
Internal migrants often risk being ineligible for social protection owing to a combination of population registration and residency requirements. However, even when eligible...
Call for Expressions of Interest: IPA (Deadline: April 29)
Apr 25, 2016
Financial Inclusion Program Financial Services for the Poor Initiative   The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) would like to remind you...
How can we improve global poverty measures?
Apr 21, 2016
Published by the Center for Global Development, the working paper "Toward Better Global Poverty Measures" presents a more coherent and detailed method for measuring...
Commitment to Equity (CEQ)
Apr 21, 2016
CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor)
Apr 21, 2016