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Social Protection in Sub-Saharan Africa: Getting the Politics Right
This paper provides an overview of the recent extension of social protection in sub-Saharan Africa. It identifies two main “models” of social protection in the region: one based on age-based incomeExpand
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Effects of non-contributory social transfers in developing countries: a Compendium
While access to social security is first a matter of rights, it is also useful to review its effects on outcomes commonly found in development and anti-poverty agenda in developing countries. ThisExpand
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Social Assistance in Developing Countries Database
The Social Assistance in Developing Countries Database aims to: - provide a summary of the evidence available on the effectiveness of social assistance interventions in developing countries; - focusExpand
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Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades and the emergence of social assistance in Latin America
This paper provides an overview of the political and economic context under which Mexico’s Progresa-Oportunidades was introduced to prelude the emergence of social assistance in Latin America. TheExpand
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What do we know about non-clinical interventions for preventable and treatable childhood diseases in developing countries?
Preventable and treatable childhood diseases, notably acute respiratory infections and diarrhoeal diseases are the first and second leading causes of death and morbidity among young children inExpand
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Does Social Spending Improve Welfare in Low‐income and Middle‐income Countries?
Over the past two decades, there has been unprecedented attention to the promotion of human development via government spending in the social sectors as a conditio sine qua non for economic growthExpand
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Vulnerabilities of movement: cross-border mobility between India, Nepal and Bangladesh-ODI Background Notes-Discussion papers
Mobility is not a new phenomenon in South Asia, and national, regional and international mobility is on the rise. Over the last few decades the demand for labour from India’s growing economy, inExpand
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The impact of credit on income poverty in urban Mexico
In recent years, an important number of impact studies have attempted to examine the effect of credit on income poverty; however, many of these studies have not paid sufficient attention to theExpand
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The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa
Social assistance in Eastern and Southern Africa is more readily a part of the politics of patronage than a politics of ‘rightful claims’ Since the mid-1990s, there has been in Africa something of aExpand
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