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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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An award for your research on social protection
Feb 27, 2015
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...
Fertility and Distributive Changes in Latin America
Feb 26, 2015
In the last decades, Latin American countries have experienced a decrease in the number of average children per household, which did not occur evenly along the income...
Progress Indicators for Measuring Rights under the Protocol of San Salvador
Feb 25, 2015
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...
Who has been hungry?
Feb 25, 2015
In 1986, a 9 year old girl tells how she was hungry at school waiting for their parents to pick her up. In 2004 a lady explains how she starved doing a diet after the birth...
Understanding the deepest manifestations in poverty: food
Feb 25, 2015
Food is one of the areas where it is seen and lived poverty day to day. The efforts of people that live in poverty are mostly used to get food daily. According to “Poverty in...
The definition of poverty from the perspective of its protagonists
Feb 25, 2015
Since last century there have been several studies to define what poverty is, but these answers do not help to eradicate it. The most common answer is that it is related to...
WWP Newsletter - 4th edition
Feb 25, 2015
Welcome to the fourth edition of the WWP Newsletter - World without Poverty! Here we take a closer look at the subject introduced in the third edition of the Newsletter — the...
CALL FOR PAPERS - UNU-WIDER Symposium on the Political Economy of Social...
Feb 25, 2015
Go straight to application submission 1 Background United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER) has started a new project ‘The...
Poverty and the rule of quantity
Feb 25, 2015
Poverty is a form of violence because it deprives people of the chance to live in dignity and imposes millions of people overcome difficult subjective limits, and because it...
65th OAS Policy Roundtable: "Regional Agenda for Economic, Social and...
Feb 24, 2015
65th OAS Policy Roundtable: "Regional Agenda for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Look into the Future"   February 21, 2015   The Organization of American States (OAS...
Youth Training Programs Beyond Employment. Experimental Evidence from...
Feb 18, 2015
Youth training programs and their evaluations are ubiquitous, yet there is relatively little evidence on the mechanisms through which they operate and their effect on...
Latin American Inequality: Colonial Origins, Commodity Booms, or a Missed...
Feb 18, 2015
Most analysts of the modern Latin American economy have held the pessimistic belief in historical persistence -- they believe that Latin America has always had very high...
65 OAS Policy Roundtable - Regional Agenda for Economic, Social and...
Feb 18, 2015
  65th OAS Policy Roundtable “Regional Agenda for Economic, Social and Cultural  Rights: A look into the Future”  This Roundtable is organized by the OAS General Secretariat...
OAS Permanent Council Approves the Plan of Action of the Social Charter of...
Feb 13, 2015
OAS Permanent Council Approves the Plan of Action of the Social Charter of the Americas   February 11, 2015  The member states of the Organization of American States (OAS)...
OPINION: Brazil Can Help Steer SDGs Towards Ambitious Targets
Feb 11, 2015
BRASILIA, Jan 29 2015 (IPS) - With the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expiring at the end of this year to be replaced by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs...

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