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Policy tools for greater equality in Latin America
N. Birdsall; A. de la Torre; R. Menezes / Center for Global Development, USA 2008
Macroeconomic vulnerability, insignificant job creation during the 1990s and reforms lacking social concern have created a sense of economic insecurity with middle-income and poor households in Latin America. This volume presents tool...
No extension of social protection without a sustainable social contract
A. Barrientos / Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester 2007
Social protection helps communities, households and individuals to protect themselves against contingencies threatening their living standard. Financing has emerged as a key constraint on the extension of social protection in developi...
India's old development strategies are no longer working
R. J. Chellaiah; K.R. Shanmugham / Madras School of Economics, India 2007
In view of the increasing regional disparity alongside high rates of growth in India, this paper argues for a new model of growth which is more inclusive and even, across India’s states.  Although India's Planning Co...
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...
Unified social protection improving life in Vietnam
G. Sabharwal / Department for International Development, UK 2007
The paper examines Vietnam's move from a targeted to a unified social insurance programme which has been approved by the National Assembly in 2006. To promote inclusion the social insurance programme is designed to: be ...
Community voice tools as a means of assessing progress towards the MDGs
N. Mukherjee / Affiliated Network for Social Accountability 2007
The key to attaining the first seven MDGs lies with local stakeholders. Participatory monitoring is therefore an important means to assess progress towards these goals. Community voice tools (CVT) applied in India (West Bengal), ...
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...
Setting the foundations for effective poverty reduction
Development Assistance Committee, OECD 2007
Policies and programmes for poverty reduction often fail to achieve pro-poor impacts if they are not based on a preliminary assessment of their likely distributional impacts. This manual offers an ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment (PI...
Lebanon can achieve the Millenium Development Goal target of halving extreme poverty
H. El Laithy; K. Abu-Ismail; K. Hamdan / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2008
This country study is a modified executive summary of the full report, which is the first to draw a comprehensive profile of poverty in Lebanon based on money-metric measurements of household expenditures. Its data source is a 2004/05...
Items 5611 to 2751 of 2751

Items 5611 to 2751 of 2751

Policy tools for greater equality in Latin America
N. Birdsall; A. de la Torre; R. Menezes / Center for Global Development, USA 2008
Macroeconomic vulnerability, insignificant job creation during the 1990s and reforms lacking social concern have created a sense of economic insecurity with middle-income and poor households in Latin America. This volume presents tool...
No extension of social protection without a sustainable social contract
A. Barrientos / Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester 2007
Social protection helps communities, households and individuals to protect themselves against contingencies threatening their living standard. Financing has emerged as a key constraint on the extension of social protection in developi...
India's old development strategies are no longer working
R. J. Chellaiah; K.R. Shanmugham / Madras School of Economics, India 2007
In view of the increasing regional disparity alongside high rates of growth in India, this paper argues for a new model of growth which is more inclusive and even, across India’s states.  Although India's Planning Co...
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...
Unified social protection improving life in Vietnam
G. Sabharwal / Department for International Development, UK 2007
The paper examines Vietnam's move from a targeted to a unified social insurance programme which has been approved by the National Assembly in 2006. To promote inclusion the social insurance programme is designed to: be ...
Community voice tools as a means of assessing progress towards the MDGs
N. Mukherjee / Affiliated Network for Social Accountability 2007
The key to attaining the first seven MDGs lies with local stakeholders. Participatory monitoring is therefore an important means to assess progress towards these goals. Community voice tools (CVT) applied in India (West Bengal), ...
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...
Setting the foundations for effective poverty reduction
Development Assistance Committee, OECD 2007
Policies and programmes for poverty reduction often fail to achieve pro-poor impacts if they are not based on a preliminary assessment of their likely distributional impacts. This manual offers an ex-ante Poverty Impact Assessment (PI...
Lebanon can achieve the Millenium Development Goal target of halving extreme poverty
H. El Laithy; K. Abu-Ismail; K. Hamdan / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2008
This country study is a modified executive summary of the full report, which is the first to draw a comprehensive profile of poverty in Lebanon based on money-metric measurements of household expenditures. Its data source is a 2004/05...
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