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Research Brief
Pushing for policy innovation: The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania Social protection Policy entrpreneurs Political settlements
Research Brief
Social protection as a political brand: Example from Malawi Elections Political branding Social protection
Blog
Poverty and the pandemic in the Pacific
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COVID-19 has had a far greater economic impact than health impact on Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Pacific...

COVID-19 pandemic global poverty
Research Brief
Understanding elite commitment to social protection in Rwanda Rwanda Social protection Policy transfer
Policy Brief
The politics of social protection in Eastern and Southern Africa: Actors, institutions and dynamics

Since the mid-1990s, there has been in Africa something of a ‘quiet revolution’ in poverty reduction strategies with the proliferation of social assistance programmes that entail cash transfers to the poor...

Social protection Social assistance International development organizations
Journal Article
Welfare and Redistributive Effects of Social Assistance in the Global South

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Social assistance Social protection Poverty
Presentation
Rama George-Alleyne / World Bank CANCELLED - Launch of World Bank white paper - Protecting All: Risk-Sharing in a Diverse and Diversifying World
4 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Blog
The case for universal social insurance in Latin America
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Access to effective social insurance in Latin America is typically determined by workers’ status in the labor market – whether they have formal or informal jobs...

Social assistance Social protection social health insurance
Book Chapter
Who should get what, how and why?: DfID and the transnational politics of social cash transfers in sub-Saharan Africa

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Africa Policy transfer Politics
Book Chapter
Social assistance, electoral competition, and political branding in Malawi

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Elections Political branding Social protection
Book Chapter
The politics of promoting social cash transfers in Zambia

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Cash transfers Ideas Political settlements
Book Chapter
Pushing for policy innovation: The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Social protection Policy entrpreneurs Political settlements
Book Chapter
Distributional concerns, the ‘developmental state’ and the agrarian origins of social assistance in Ethiopia

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Food security Political settlements Process tracing
Book Chapter
Building a conservative welfare state in Botswana

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Social protection Drought Relief Conservatism
Book
The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

The notion that social protection should be a key strategy for reducing poverty in developing countries has now been mainstreamed within international development policy and practice...

Social protection Social assistance International development organizations
Annual Lecture
Latin America-unsplash WIDER Annual Lecture 23 - Informality: addressing the Achilles heel of social protection in Latin America
30 October 2019
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneva, Switzerland
Past event
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