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By Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI)
OPHI has just launched two publications on the Children’s Multidimensional Poverty (OPHI Briefing 46) and the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2017 (OPHI 47).  It is the... read more
By Acosta, Pablo A., Almeida, Rita, Gindling Thomas, Lao Pena, Christine.
This reports analyzes the current trends of public spending in the social sector of the six Central American countries - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,... read more
The new edition of Social Panorama of Latin America by the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean addresses the issue of social inequality, seen as a... read more
By Claudia González
We cordially invite the Ministries and High Authorities of Social Development to present applications in the category of Innovation in Social Inclusion in the V Edition of... read more
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), Trickle Up and Fundación Capital, in partnership with PROSPERA Programa de Inclusión Social, and with the support of the... read more
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Job announcement: FAO Social protection consultant
May 11, 2016
FAO’s ESP is seeking a Social Protection Consultant. Social protection consultant – Extending coverage of social protection to rural areas   Application deadline: 23 May...
OECD Newsletter on Health, Employment, Migration and Social Affairs
May 10, 2016
The 10-year anniversary edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years. Two special chapters...
Gender and labour in St. Lucia: evidence from household surveys
May 09, 2016
This report highlights some findings in relation to employment, poverty and gender using data from the St Lucia Survey of Living Conditions.  Read more: http://...
IASPD 15 - Disability and Poverty
May 06, 2016
This online workshop will discuss the main characteristics of the approach to  people with disabilities and how to ensure proper implementation of public policies intended...
How aspiration failure causes poverty and inequality in Peru
May 05, 2016
Despite the recent decrease in poverty rates in Peru, inequality has persisted in which the poorest population are the socially excluded. This paper investigates, with a...
New data show social safety net significantly reduces poverty
May 05, 2016
To understand trends in poverty and the effectiveness of anti-poverty programs, you must look beyond the official poverty statistics. The poverty rate is the percentage of...
Studying how poverty keeps hurting young minds, and what to do about it
May 04, 2016
The human brain begins as a neural tube that develops five weeks after conception. Years later, it is fully formed. On Tuesday, experts in neuroscience, genetics and social...
IMF Conference: Financial inclusion and its macroeconomic impacts
May 03, 2016
On April 11, experts on financial inclusion gathered and discussed how the financial inclusion of most people are "macro-relevant." Panelists discussed the...
Human Rights in tax policy
May 02, 2016
Taxation is a crucial instrument for the realization of human rights, not just because it is necessary for ensuring sufficient resources, but also because tax policy plays a...
Call for Papers: ASAP Brazil Conference on Poverty and Hunger
May 02, 2016
ASAP Brazil and Mackenzie University Law School will host the II ASAP-Brazil International Conference on Poverty and Hunger and are accepting abstract submissions. The...
Why economic growth is not sufficient to tackle inequality
Apr 29, 2016
In the quarter-century since the publication in 1990 of the first Human Development Report, the world has made astounding strides in reducing poverty and improving the health...
Roundtable: From Exclusion to Equality in Latin America?
Apr 28, 2016
More information: http://www.oas.org/en/sare/social-inclusion/protocol-ssv/resources.asp      
Ongoing evaluation: IMF and Social protection
Apr 27, 2016
The drafts issues paper, published by the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), explains the ongoing evaluation of the IEO on how...
Internal migrants and social protection: a review of eligibility and take-...
Apr 27, 2016
Internal migrants often risk being ineligible for social protection owing to a combination of population registration and residency requirements. However, even when eligible...
Call for Expressions of Interest: IPA (Deadline: April 29)
Apr 25, 2016
Financial Inclusion Program Financial Services for the Poor Initiative   The Financial Inclusion Program at Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) would like to remind you...