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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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Consultancy Announcement: Economist at the FAO Social Protection Team
Apr 20, 2016
The FAO Social Protection Team (SOCPRO http://www.fao.org/economic/social-protection/en/) is spear-heading new work on strengthening coherence between agriculture and social...
Why it is important to foster the equity agenda in the region?
Apr 20, 2016
Nora Lustig discusses the main challenges and opportunities for the construction and consolidation of an equity agenda in the Americas. https://vimeo.com/161709942
OPHI Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis
Apr 19, 2016
COURSE: Organised by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), University of Oxford, in collaboration with the International Poverty Reduction Center in...
Social Security Programs in the Americas
Apr 19, 2016
Released in March 2016, "Social Security Programs Throughout the World: The Americas, 2016" presents the summary of social security programs of countries in Latin...
The "Five Evils" and Multidimensional Poverty
Apr 18, 2016
Poverty is not always solely defined by the amount of income one receives. Rather, it is multidimensional - for example, the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative...
Third Meeting of Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development
Apr 18, 2016
BACKGROUND AND PRESENTATION Ministers and High Authorities of Social Development of the Americas will gather in Asuncion, Paraguay, on July 13, 2016 on the occasion of the...
Social Protection Brief - European Association of Development Research and...
Apr 15, 2016
This is the 8th edition of our Social Protection Brief with the latest news on conferences, seminars and research papers. http://socialprotectionet.org/sites/default/files/...
Call for Expressions of Interest -> Innovations for Poverty Action |...
Apr 14, 2016
Call for Expressions of Interest  Innovations for Poverty Action | Financial Inclusion Program Financial Services for the Poor Initiative The Financial Inclusion Program at...
IASPD 14 - "Fiscal Policy as a mechanism to combat inequality: The...
Apr 13, 2016
    FISCAL POLICY AS A MECHANISM TO COMBAT INEQUALITY: CASE IN BRAZIL AND GUATEMALA  The webinar was led by Estaurdo Moran – Commitment to Equity (CEQ) – and Rodrigo Orair...
IASPN Digest April 7, 2016
Apr 07, 2016
OAS addresses social development topics: experiences to reduce poverty and promote social inclusion with equity In the framework of the Meeting of the Inter-American...
Paraguay to Host Third Meeting of Ministers of Social Development of the...
Mar 31, 2016
Ministers and high authorities of social development of the Americas will gather in Asunción, Paraguay on July 13 and 14 at a hemispheric meeting whose theme will be: “Equity...
OAS addresses social development topics: experiences to reduce poverty and...
Mar 31, 2016
On Tuesday, March 29th the Regular Meeting of the Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI) was held to discuss “Social Development, experiences to reduce...
OAS and CISS work together for integral social protection system
Mar 31, 2016
On March 15th a meeting between OAS and CISS officials was held in Washington, D.C. During the meeting, the Secretary General of the Inter-American Conference on Social...
Mexico reinforces the Accountability Office for more transparent social...
Mar 31, 2016
A new scheme of the Accountability Office of SEDESOL (Secretariat of Social Development of Mexico) was presented by Secretary of Social Development, Jose Antonio Meade, and...
Employment, the key to equality
Mar 31, 2016
In Latin America, the dynamics of the labor market has been key in reducing poverty. There has been significant progress in its social protection system, but significant...

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