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What is wealth? Income, happiness or both
J. Copestake; M. Guillén Royo; W-J Chou / ESRC Research Group on Wellbeing in Developing Countries . University of Bath 2007
Previous studies in Peru have identified apparent mismatches between people’s perceptions of their wellbeing and indicators of their material welfare. This paper empirically explores the relationship between indicators of econom...
The impact of displaced Zimbabweans on Malawi
Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation 2007
This research report highlights some key issues regarding the crisis-based displacement of Zimbabweans to Malawi. It illustrates the impact upon, and perceptions of, displaced Zimbabweans and the Malawian communities which host them. ...
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...
Africa's poor are optimistic about democracy and their children's future but sceptical about free markets
C. Graham; M. Hoover / Afrobarometer 2007
Research on optimism and well-being finds that higher levels of optimism and happiness are positively correlated with an individual's productivity in the labor market, his health and support for democracy and free markets. ...
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...
What is the food security outlook for Southern Africa for 2008?
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network 2007
This report summarises the results of a study of the food security outlook for Southern Africa, highlighting the major threats to food security in the period October 2007 to March 2008. It incorporates the findings from six country ou...
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...
The world’s economy is in a precarious position: what to do about it?
J.J Teunissen; A. Akkerman / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2007
A major risk for the world economy, and especially for developing countries, is an abrupt unwinding of global imbalances. This volume compiles the perspectives of several authorities on international finance and macroeconomics. It has...
Harnessing the benefits of economic liberalisation for poverty reduction: India
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007
India is now the third largest economy in the world with an annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of 7.5 percent. This policy brief presents the assessment and recommendations of the 2007 Economic Survey of India, compiled b...
Items 31 to 40 of 2751

Items 31 to 40 of 2751

What is wealth? Income, happiness or both
J. Copestake; M. Guillén Royo; W-J Chou / ESRC Research Group on Wellbeing in Developing Countries . University of Bath 2007
Previous studies in Peru have identified apparent mismatches between people’s perceptions of their wellbeing and indicators of their material welfare. This paper empirically explores the relationship between indicators of econom...
The impact of displaced Zimbabweans on Malawi
Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation 2007
This research report highlights some key issues regarding the crisis-based displacement of Zimbabweans to Malawi. It illustrates the impact upon, and perceptions of, displaced Zimbabweans and the Malawian communities which host them. ...
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...
Africa's poor are optimistic about democracy and their children's future but sceptical about free markets
C. Graham; M. Hoover / Afrobarometer 2007
Research on optimism and well-being finds that higher levels of optimism and happiness are positively correlated with an individual's productivity in the labor market, his health and support for democracy and free markets. ...
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...
What is the food security outlook for Southern Africa for 2008?
Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Policy Analysis Network 2007
This report summarises the results of a study of the food security outlook for Southern Africa, highlighting the major threats to food security in the period October 2007 to March 2008. It incorporates the findings from six country ou...
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...
The world’s economy is in a precarious position: what to do about it?
J.J Teunissen; A. Akkerman / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2007
A major risk for the world economy, and especially for developing countries, is an abrupt unwinding of global imbalances. This volume compiles the perspectives of several authorities on international finance and macroeconomics. It has...
Harnessing the benefits of economic liberalisation for poverty reduction: India
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007
India is now the third largest economy in the world with an annual Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of 7.5 percent. This policy brief presents the assessment and recommendations of the 2007 Economic Survey of India, compiled b...
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