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RECIPROCAMENTE IS A TOOL FOR THE EXCHANGE BETWEEN EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA ABOUT SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES. IT IS AN INITIATIVE OF EUROSOCIAL, COOPERATION PROGRAMME OF THE... read more
By Renos Vakis, Jamele Rigolini, Leonardo Lucchetti
By most measures, the 2000s were one of the most impressive decades for economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With the exception of 2009, the region... read more
By IDB
Blog Post by IDB What are the main challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean regarding social protection? How should the region prepare for population aging? Is there a... read more
By OAS
The purpose of this publication is to contribute to discussions on the progress and challenges facing the economic, social, and cultural rights agenda in the region by... read more
By United Nations University UNU-WIDER
Go straight to application submission 1 Background United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) has started a new project ‘The... read more
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How poor are the poor?
Mar 26, 2015
There is a consensus among poverty experts that over the past 50 years there has been some improvement in the condition of the poor. “Anyone who studies the issue seriously...
New patterns of structural change and effects on inclusive development
Mar 23, 2015
This study explores the question of structural change and inclusive development in South Africa and Brazil. Using Census data from the two countries, the analysis combines a...
The Impact of a One Laptop per Child Program on Learning: Evidence from...
Mar 23, 2015
We present evidence on the impact on students´ math and reading scores of one of the largest deployments of an OLPC program and the only one implemented at a national scale:...
OPHI Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis 2015 Washington D....
Mar 17, 2015
OPHI Summer School on Multidimensional Poverty Analysis 2015 ~ Washington D.C, USA APPLICATION DEADLINE NOW EXTENDED TO 30 MARCH (23 MARCH FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) Organised by...
Results of the workshop: "Toward and Intersectoral Focus on Social...
Mar 16, 2015
RECIPROCAMENTE.NET
Mar 16, 2015
RECIPROCAMENTE IS A TOOL FOR THE EXCHANGE BETWEEN EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA ABOUT SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES. IT IS AN INITIATIVE OF EUROSOCIAL, COOPERATION PROGRAMME OF THE...
Left Behind : Chronic Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean, Overview
Mar 16, 2015
By most measures, the 2000s were one of the most impressive decades for economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). With the exception of 2009, the region...
Vacancy announcement- Social protection job opportunity at FAO
Mar 10, 2015
FAO’s From Protection to Production (PtoP) project is seeking an international consultant to undertake qualitative analysis of the labour impacts of cash transfer programmes...
Inequality and Poverty in Uruguay by Race: The Impact of Fiscal Policies
Mar 10, 2015
In Uruguay tax structure and social spending reduce inequality and poverty for society as a whole (Bucheli et al. 2013). In this study we analyze the effect of fiscal policy...
Edit a Member Country or Partner Profile
Mar 04, 2015
Member Countries and Partners may be viewed by clicking on Members in the main menu. Click on the respective country flag or partner logo to access the member profile and...
Social Protection Outlook
Mar 04, 2015
The Social Protection Platform replaces the former Global Extension of Social Security (GESS) Platform. It is the International Labour Office's global knowledge sharing...
More Than Cash Transfers: Training Jamaica’s Poor for Sustainable...
Mar 04, 2015
Over the past two decades, several Latin American and Caribbean countries have transferred cash to poor families in exchange for meeting certain conditions, such as sending...
Could an Increase in Education Raise Income Inequality? Evidence for Latin...
Mar 04, 2015
This paper explores the direct effect of an education expansion on the level of earnings inequality by carrying out microsimulations for most Latin American countries. We...
Economic growth is not enough, says UNDP with a call to "...
Mar 03, 2015
Not just economic growth satisfies to continue reducing poverty and inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean. This was a keynote from the United Nations Development...
Policies and care provision in Latin America: A view of regional...
Mar 03, 2015
This study identifies the key challenges facing the region in the domain of care provision. To that end it describes, analyses and discusses the concept of care, the rights...

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