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This paper provides empirical evidence on the causal effects that upgrading slum dwellings has on the living conditions of the extremely poor. In particular, we study the impact of providing better houses in situ to slum dwellers in El Salvador, Mexico and Uruguay.

This study addresses the ageing of the Caribbean population and the situation with respect to the human
rights of older persons. It considers the implications for public policy of these ‘twin imperatives for action’.

LAST MONTH THE World Bank published new global poverty estimates. They confirm that the last 25 years represent an auspicious moment in the annals of human progress. A target to cut the rate of extreme poverty in half over this period was achieved seven years ahead of schedule.

The Early Years: Child Well-being and the Role of Public Policy

Join IDB President, Luis Alberto Moreno, and the editors of the book, Norbert Schady and Samuel Berlinski, at the Washington DC launch of this year’s edition of Development in the Americas (DIA): The Early Years: Child Well-Being and the Role of Public Policy.
This year’s DIA focuses on the well-being of children from conception to 8 years of age and makes a strong case for public intervention in improving child outcomes.

Date/Time:
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:30

This study evaluates the effect of land titling on poverty reduction. Academic theory suggests that solid property rights are crucial to facilitate the socioeconomic development of the poor.

Inequality, which at its most extreme leads to social exclusion, has been the target of a special focus by the Organization of the American States. Addressing this issue encompasses all the key pillars of our work: integral development, democracy, human rights and public security.

The Club de Madrid is one of the most unusual international networks.

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