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Cash transfers reduce inequality but not enough to break poverty cycle
F.V. Soares; R.P. Ribas; R.G. Osorio / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2007
Created in 2004, Brazil's Bolsa Familia programme consists of monthly cash transfers to poor households with children or pregnant women and unconditional transfers to extremely poor households. This paper examines how successfully and...
How to effect successful cash transfer programming  
International Committee of the Red Cross 2006
This document presents a guide to cash transfer programming. It looks to ascertain whether a cash programme is an appropriate response – and if appropriate a practical, step-by-step guide how to design and implement a cash ...
Direct cash transfers should be considered as an alternative to in-kind aid          
S. Davies; J. Davey / Munich Re 2007
This paper analyses the impact of the Dowa Emergency Cash Transfer (DECT) programme in Dowa, Malawi, on the local economy. The programme consisted of cash transfers to households over a duration of five months. Transfers were adjusted...
Social security for immigrants in the US
P. Sevak; L. Schmidt / University of Michigan Retirement Research Center 2007
This paper examines the retirement resources available to immigrant families in the US by examining Social Security benefits, pension coverage, and private wealth accumulation. The authors argue that pre-retirement immigrants have low...
Poor and excluded children in Serbia
J. Milanovic (ed) / United Nations Children's Fund 2007
This report looks at child poverty and exclusion in Serbia, and the inter-generational transmission of poverty. It aims to raise the awareness of the general public and also of policy and decision-makers in Serbia about the situation ...
World Bank and IMF must fully analyse impacts before embarking on action
E. Stuart / European Network on Debt and Development 2007
Do the World Bank and the IMF fully consider how their advice might affect the lives of the poor? This paper contends that both institutions should ensure that before they recommend a course of action, they analyse its impacts on poor...
Organising home-based workers in South and South East Asia
D. L. Doane / Chronic Poverty Research Centre, UK 2007
This paper examines the relationship between home-based work and persistent poverty in certain parts of South and South East Asia. The author argues that an expanded conception of social protection is needed if poverty prevention init...
Who will be left behind by the MDGs?
A., U. Ahmed; R., V. Hill; L., C. Smith / International Food Policy Research Institute 2007
Despite considerable progress in poverty reduction in the past decade, millions of people around the world remain preoccupied solely with survival, and hunger is a reality in their everyday lives. This paper examines the first Millenn...
Social exclusion vs chronic poverty: which has more relevant policy implications?
H. Silver / Chronic Poverty Research Centre, UK 2007
What is the difference between social exclusion and chronic poverty? This paper examines some of the mechanisms of individuals’ downward spiral towards social disaffiliation. With a focus on Europe, it provides an analysis of so...
Effective targeting of the poor and vulnerable: concrete recommendations
J. Van Domelen / World Bank Research 2007
Social fund and community-driven development programmes are gaining attention for their capacity to support scaling up efforts to end extreme poverty. This toolkit provides the concepts, empirical evidence, noteworthy case studies and...
Items 1 to 10 of 371

Items 1 to 10 of 371

Cash transfers reduce inequality but not enough to break poverty cycle
F.V. Soares; R.P. Ribas; R.G. Osorio / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2007
Created in 2004, Brazil's Bolsa Familia programme consists of monthly cash transfers to poor households with children or pregnant women and unconditional transfers to extremely poor households. This paper examines how successfully and...
How to effect successful cash transfer programming  
International Committee of the Red Cross 2006
This document presents a guide to cash transfer programming. It looks to ascertain whether a cash programme is an appropriate response – and if appropriate a practical, step-by-step guide how to design and implement a cash ...
Direct cash transfers should be considered as an alternative to in-kind aid          
S. Davies; J. Davey / Munich Re 2007
This paper analyses the impact of the Dowa Emergency Cash Transfer (DECT) programme in Dowa, Malawi, on the local economy. The programme consisted of cash transfers to households over a duration of five months. Transfers were adjusted...
Social security for immigrants in the US
P. Sevak; L. Schmidt / University of Michigan Retirement Research Center 2007
This paper examines the retirement resources available to immigrant families in the US by examining Social Security benefits, pension coverage, and private wealth accumulation. The authors argue that pre-retirement immigrants have low...
Poor and excluded children in Serbia
J. Milanovic (ed) / United Nations Children's Fund 2007
This report looks at child poverty and exclusion in Serbia, and the inter-generational transmission of poverty. It aims to raise the awareness of the general public and also of policy and decision-makers in Serbia about the situation ...
World Bank and IMF must fully analyse impacts before embarking on action
E. Stuart / European Network on Debt and Development 2007
Do the World Bank and the IMF fully consider how their advice might affect the lives of the poor? This paper contends that both institutions should ensure that before they recommend a course of action, they analyse its impacts on poor...
Organising home-based workers in South and South East Asia
D. L. Doane / Chronic Poverty Research Centre, UK 2007
This paper examines the relationship between home-based work and persistent poverty in certain parts of South and South East Asia. The author argues that an expanded conception of social protection is needed if poverty prevention init...
Who will be left behind by the MDGs?
A., U. Ahmed; R., V. Hill; L., C. Smith / International Food Policy Research Institute 2007
Despite considerable progress in poverty reduction in the past decade, millions of people around the world remain preoccupied solely with survival, and hunger is a reality in their everyday lives. This paper examines the first Millenn...
Social exclusion vs chronic poverty: which has more relevant policy implications?
H. Silver / Chronic Poverty Research Centre, UK 2007
What is the difference between social exclusion and chronic poverty? This paper examines some of the mechanisms of individuals’ downward spiral towards social disaffiliation. With a focus on Europe, it provides an analysis of so...
Effective targeting of the poor and vulnerable: concrete recommendations
J. Van Domelen / World Bank Research 2007
Social fund and community-driven development programmes are gaining attention for their capacity to support scaling up efforts to end extreme poverty. This toolkit provides the concepts, empirical evidence, noteworthy case studies and...
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