FEEDBACK
Jump to content

Social protection

Items 1 to 10 of 691

Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
N. Ansell / Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experiencing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects...
Social Protection for Sustainable Development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre 2016
Over the last few decades, Latin American countries have experienced a boom in social protection policies. This increase has been fuelled by the expansion of fiscal space as the result of steady economic growth. While many of these co...
Brazilian triangular cooperation in social protection: contribution to the 2030 Agenda
United Nations Development Programme 2016
International organizations have played a crucial role in this process by supporting the diffusion and transfer of social protection policies. However, the role of South-South Cooperation partners cannot be underestimated. Brazil’...
New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence - summary paper
R. Marcus; E. Page; J. Stephenson; D. Walker / Impact Initiative 2015
Improving children and young people’s (CYP) wellbeing, and recognising the role they can play in creating a more sustainable world will be critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This timely report provides ...
Aligning social protection and climate resilience: a case study of WBCIS and MGNREGA in Rajasthan
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Social protection and climate change programmes are two public policy responses that governments use to address the challenges of poverty, climate vulnerability and gender inequality. Social protection programmes provide a saf...
Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi
HelpAge International 2016
Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social securit...
The Funded Pension Scheme and economic growth in Nigeria
A. Farayibi / Munich Personal RePEc Archive 2016
In Nigeria however, life after retirement is dreaded by most workers. The fears of facing the future after retirement create an ambiance of disturbance among employees. Retirement is seen by workers as a transition that could lead to ...
Subjective well- being of Chinese elderly: a comparative analysis among Urban China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
J. Miao; X. Wu / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2016
This paper investigates the relative importance of living arrangement and social participation for the elderly’s subjective well-being (happiness) in three Chinese societies (Hong Kong, urban China and Taiwan) with different leve...
Means testing vs. universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability
G. Cruz-Martinez / HelpAge International 2016
Whether social protection benefits should be assigned to all (universal) or kept only for those who meet certain criteria (targeting) remains one of the most contentious questions in social policy research. The purpose of this brief i...
Exploring the determinants of welfare distribution in Tunisia and Egypt using a welfare generation model
Y. Abid; C. O'Donoghue; D. Sologon / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The Tunisian revolution quickly sparked a wave of major uprisings in the region, starting from Egypt and spreading to other countries, such as Libya and Syria among others. Not surprisingly, the fuel of uprisings in these coun...
Items 1 to 10 of 691

Items 1 to 10 of 674

Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
N. Ansell / Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experiencing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects...
Social Protection for Sustainable Development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre 2016
Over the last few decades, Latin American countries have experienced a boom in social protection policies. This increase has been fuelled by the expansion of fiscal space as the result of steady economic growth. While many of these co...
Brazilian triangular cooperation in social protection: contribution to the 2030 Agenda
United Nations Development Programme 2016
International organizations have played a crucial role in this process by supporting the diffusion and transfer of social protection policies. However, the role of South-South Cooperation partners cannot be underestimated. Brazil’...
New knowledge on children and young people: a synthesis of evidence - summary paper
R. Marcus; E. Page; J. Stephenson; D. Walker / Impact Initiative 2015
Improving children and young people’s (CYP) wellbeing, and recognising the role they can play in creating a more sustainable world will be critical to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This timely report provides ...
Aligning social protection and climate resilience: a case study of WBCIS and MGNREGA in Rajasthan
International Institute for Environment and Development 2016
Social protection and climate change programmes are two public policy responses that governments use to address the challenges of poverty, climate vulnerability and gender inequality. Social protection programmes provide a saf...
Realising income security in old age: A study into the feasibility of a universal old age pension in Malawi
HelpAge International 2016
Many governments in developing countries are setting up non-contributory programs to assist older people, most of whom are not covered by formal pension schemes. Malawi is no stranger to the international advancement of social securit...
The Funded Pension Scheme and economic growth in Nigeria
A. Farayibi / Munich Personal RePEc Archive 2016
In Nigeria however, life after retirement is dreaded by most workers. The fears of facing the future after retirement create an ambiance of disturbance among employees. Retirement is seen by workers as a transition that could lead to ...
Subjective well- being of Chinese elderly: a comparative analysis among Urban China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan
J. Miao; X. Wu / Population Studies Center, University of Michigan 2016
This paper investigates the relative importance of living arrangement and social participation for the elderly’s subjective well-being (happiness) in three Chinese societies (Hong Kong, urban China and Taiwan) with different leve...
Means testing vs. universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability
G. Cruz-Martinez / HelpAge International 2016
Whether social protection benefits should be assigned to all (universal) or kept only for those who meet certain criteria (targeting) remains one of the most contentious questions in social policy research. The purpose of this brief i...
Exploring the determinants of welfare distribution in Tunisia and Egypt using a welfare generation model
Y. Abid; C. O'Donoghue; D. Sologon / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
The Tunisian revolution quickly sparked a wave of major uprisings in the region, starting from Egypt and spreading to other countries, such as Libya and Syria among others. Not surprisingly, the fuel of uprisings in these coun...
Items 1 to 10 of 674

Items 1 to 10 of 17

Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
Home-Based Care Alliance (HBCA)
Social Protection Floor (SPF)
A Social Protection Floor (SPF) is the first level of a comprehensive national social protection system. It is comprised of: universal access to essential services (such as health, education, housing, water and sanitation and other services, as nationally defined) social transfers in cash or in kind, to ensure income security, food security, adequate nutrition...
Development Pathways
Consultancy of international development practitioners who specialise in the fields of social protection and social development.
Centre for Social Protection (CSP)
The Centre for Social Protection (CSP) at the Institute of Development Studies, Brighton, UK, supports a network of partners working to mainstream social protection in development policy and encourage social protection systems and instruments that are comprehensive, long-term, sustainable and pro-poor. It produces research on: Conceptual approaches De...
Global Extension of Social Security
GESS is a global knowledge sharing platform on the extension of social security and aims to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas, capture and document experiences, identify knowledge gaps, create new knowledge and promote innovation. To achieve this goal, GESS relies on the contributions of its users and the dialogue and exchange between them. This platform, developed and r...
Retirement Security Project, Brookings
The Retirement Security Project is dedicated to promoting solutions to improve the retirement income prospects of millions of American workers. Nearly half of all workers do not have access to an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan, those that do often fail to participate. To address these trends, RSP proposes research-based policies aimed at helping middle- and low-income Americans prepare...
PensionReforms
Online resource centre covering pensions issues.  Site contains collections of  papers searchable by country, topic, author(s), institution producing the publication, year published. Site is run by Retirement  Policy and Research Centre, School of Business at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Retirement Policy and Research Centre (RPRC)
New Zealand's ageing population poses many economic challenges. The RPRC is an academically focused centre specialising in the economic issues of demographic change. The RPRC's sphere of interest includes public provision of retirement income (New Zealand superannuation) and the accumulation and decumulation phases of retirement saving. International debate is facilitated through pensionreforms, a...
Items 1 to 10 of 17