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How does civil society view its role in collaborating with government on social protection policies and programs? IASPN’s First-ever Virtual Consultation with Civil Society ... read more
By Inter-American Social Protection Network
Video - Diploma on Social Protection for the Americas Organization of American States (OAS) - Inter-American Social Protection Network (IASPN) Pontificia Universidad Católica... read more
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Strengthening Ministries of Social Development in the Americas through Participatory Gender Assessment (PGA)
By Inter-American Social Protection Network
Five years after its launch, the Inter-American Social Protection Network continues to foster a dynamic exchange of ideas and expertise on one of the most pressing challenges... read more
By International Labour Organization
Social protection policies play a critical role in realizing the human right to social security for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth – by... read more
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Photonews - Authorities from the OAS, the Government of Mexico and the...
Dec 15, 2014
Wealth Inequality in the United States since 1913: Evidence from...
Dec 05, 2014
This paper combines income tax returns with Flow of Funds data to estimate the distribution of household wealth in the United States since 1913. We estimate wealth by...
The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A...
Dec 05, 2014
We examine the effect of unconditional cash transfers by a unitary discrete labour supply model. We argue that there is no negative income effect of social transfers in the...
The effect of unconditional cash transfers on adult labour supply: A...
Dec 05, 2014
We examine the effect of unconditional cash transfers by a unitary discrete labour supply model. We argue that there is no negative income effect of social transfers in the...
Inequality measure needed to ensure poverty reduction reaches the poorest...
Dec 04, 2014
Poverty measures should be supported by a separate assessment of inequality among the poor, new research published by OPHI has argued. The authors emphasize that policy...
Decent work is one of the pillars in overcoming poverty
Dec 03, 2014
Out of the 1 billion poor people in the world who earn less than $ 1.25 / day, 375 million are currently working. This figure was presented on Wednesday (19) by the director...
OECD Statistics Brief: Measuring inequality in income and consumption in a...
Dec 03, 2014
Measurement and analysis of income inequality has long been a topic of OECD work and seized renewed attention with the OECD’s Better Life Initiative. Measuring distributions...
International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) – Global Newsletter...
Dec 02, 2014
The ICSW Global Newsletter called Global Cooperation is posted each month. Global Cooperation tells you of new important social welfare and social development publications...
Developing countries opting for social protection over fiscal consolidation
Dec 02, 2014
While the majority of countries around the world are expected to cut public expenditures in 2015 and beyond, others will be moving in the opposite direction to expand social...
Building a world without extreme poverty within one generation: Day 2
Nov 26, 2014
During the first day of the International Seminar “A World without Poverty”, the panellists attempted to provide a definition of poverty, introducing key concepts such as the...
Specialists and policymakers discuss tools for measuring and reducing...
Nov 26, 2014
Social development policy models aimed at overcoming poverty and extreme poverty represent major topics of discussion, especially in light of the Millennium Development Goals...
Digest November 7, 2014
Nov 25, 2014
The IASPN was established five years ago in response to mandates of the Social Development Ministerial Forum and the Summits of the Americas. Since then, adding to the...
CCTs in Nicaragua - Join the J-PAL Training Webinar in Paris, December 5th!
Nov 25, 2014
Poverty Action Lab are holding a webinar this month, featuring J-PAL’s affiliated professor Karen Macours who will present findings from her and several coauthors’ study on...
Freedom of Choice is a Feature of a World without Poverty
Nov 25, 2014
Freedom of choice for all individuals, freedom to pursue opportunities, heightened security and guaranteed human rights are the pillars of what experts define as "a...
World Social Protection Report 2014-15: Building economic recovery,...
Nov 24, 2014
The World Social Protection Report 2014-15 provides a global overview of social protection systems and policy. Following a life-cycle approach, it reviews social protection...

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