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Cash Transfers as an Emergency Response to Nepal's Earthquake of 2015 and a Catalyst for Consolidating Nepal's Social Protection Floor

  title={Cash Transfers as an Emergency Response to Nepal's Earthquake of 2015 and a Catalyst for Consolidating Nepal's Social Protection Floor},
  author={Amjad Rabi and Gabriele Koehler and G{\'a}sp{\'a}r Fajth and Abdul Alim and Thakur Dhakal and Antony Spalton},

Strengthening Links between Social Protection and Disaster Risk Management for Adaptive Social Protection in Nepal

A key challenge in Nepal is the intersection of predictable chronic or seasonal poverty andvulnerability, with rapid-onset and acute shocks. Nepal in the last few decades has epitomized the'perfect

The politics of rights-based, transformative social policy in South and Southeast Asia

A key normative principle of transformative social policy is that it is rights-based. This implies that it be universal, as a right extended categorically to all persons in a defined situation, or to



The IASC Principals’ Commitments on Accountability to Affected Populations (CAAP)

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Identifying Fiscal Space: Options for Social and Economic Development for Children and Poor Households in 184 Countries

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Conditional Cash Transfers: Reducing Present and Future Poverty

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The Haves and the Have-Nots: A Brief and Idiosyncratic History of Global Inequality

In this compact and lively examination of the nature, history, and causes of inequality, BrankoMilanovic discusses a series of issues that continue to puzzle economists. How, for example, can we

What does Nepal’s Old Age Allowance mean for the elderly? Evidence from Rolpa. SLRC Briefing Paper No. 7

Key messages ■ The Old Age Allowance is insufficient for fulfilling needs besides food, it would be beneficial to consider increasing the allowance from Rs 500. ■ Given the challenges many elderly

Fiscal Space : Policy Options for Financing Human Development

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This book chapter was published in Development and Welfare Policy in South Asia [ ©2014 Taylor and Francis ] and the definite version is available at: http://doi.org/10.4324/9780203386255 The book

The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

Few discussions in modern social science have occupied as much attention as the changing nature of welfare states in Western societies. Gosta Esping-Andersen, one of the foremost contributors to