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Unemployment insurance
Technical Note
Unemployment insurance and income protection in Ecuador: an application of ECUAMOD

This note has been produced alongside a WIDER working paper assessing the effect of the Unemployment Insurance benefit on income protection in Ecuador...

Unemployment insurance Income protection Microsimulation
Working Paper
Unemployment insurance and income protection in Ecuador

This paper explores the role of the recently introduced unemployment insurance benefit ( seguro de desempleo ) in protecting incomes in case of unemployment in Ecuador...

Unemployment insurance Income protection Microsimulation
Research Brief
The Evolution of Social Protection in Latin America

Social insurance has not succeeded in reducing fiscal deficits and expanding coverage to more beneficiaries in Latin America Social assistance has had a greater impact on poverty and inequality than social insurance In lower-middle-income countries, ...

Economic policy Equality and inequality Social security
Book Chapter
On the Distributional Implications of Social Protection Reforms in Latin America

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Economic policy Equality and inequality Social security
Working Paper
On the Distributional Implications of Social Protection Reforms in Latin America

The paper tracks recent changes in the components of social protection in Latin America, the reforms to social insurance in the 1990s and the growth of social assistance in the 2000s, and assesses their effects on poverty and inequality and implicati...

Economic policy Equality and inequality Social security
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