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Understanding the poverty impact of the global financial crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Any time there is an economic crisis; there is the very real potential that its consequences for human welfare will be severe. Thus when the developed world plunged into such a crisis in 2008 and growth rates in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) began to plummet, fears rose that the region will suffer rising unemployment, poverty, malnutrition, and infant mortality, among other things. ... See More +

Publication 88887 JUN 12, 2014

Bussolo, Maurizio; Dixon, Peter; Freije, Samuel; Fruttero, Anna; Grosh, Margaret; de Hoyos, Rafael E.; Oliveri, Maria Laura; Rimmer, Maureen; Savescu, Cristina; Verikios, George Disclosed

Social assistance and labor market programs in Latin America : methodology and key findings from the social protection database (English)

How much do countries spend on social protection? Do social protection programs cover all poor people? And, how well are they targeted? It is notoriously hard to find comprehensive cross-country data on social protection programs which can help answer such questions and allow to benchmark social protection systems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 88769 JUN 01, 2014

Cerutti, Paula; Fruttero, Anna; Grosh, Margaret; Kostenbaum, Silvana; Oliveri, Maria Laura; Rodriguez Alas, Claudia P.; Strokova, Victoria Disclosed

Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners (English)

The objective of safety nets how to be to support practitioners with technical knowledge on key implementation issues. Its 'how to' focused has been crafted in response to practitioners demand for first-hand country program experience on practical 'nuts and bolts' topics. ... See More +

Working Paper 68945 JAN 01, 2012

Andrews,Colin; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Castaneda,Tarsicio; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; Loureiro,Julia Pacheco; Quintana,Rodrigo; Steta Gandara,Maria Concepcion Spanish, French Disclosed

Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Redes de seguridad como : un conjunto de herramientas para profesionales (Spanish)

The objective of safety nets how to be to support practitioners with technical knowledge on key implementation issues. Its 'how to' focused has been crafted in response to practitioners demand for first-hand country program experience on practical 'nuts and bolts' topics. ... See More +

Working Paper 68945 JAN 01, 2012

Andrews,Colin; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Castaneda,Tarsicio; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; Loureiro,Julia Pacheco; Quintana,Rodrigo; Steta Gandara,Maria Concepcion French, English Disclosed

Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Filets de sécurité comment : une boîte à outils pour les praticiens (French)

The objective of safety nets how to be to support practitioners with technical knowledge on key implementation issues. Its 'how to' focused has been crafted in response to practitioners demand for first-hand country program experience on practical 'nuts and bolts' topics. ... See More +

Working Paper 68945 JAN 01, 2012

Andrews,Colin; Bassett,Lucy Katherine; Castaneda,Tarsicio; Grosh,Margaret Ellen; Loureiro,Julia Pacheco; Quintana,Rodrigo; Steta Gandara,Maria Concepcion Spanish, English Disclosed

Assessing safety net readiness in response to food price volatility (English)

In 2008, when food prices rose precipitously to record highs, international attention and local policy in many countries focused on safety nets as part of the response. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 64632 SEP 01, 2011

Grosh, Margaret; Andrews, Colin; Quintana, Rodrigo; Rodriguez Alas, Claudia P. Disclosed

Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector (Russian)

This review highlights three main findings. First, school feeding programs in low-income countries exhibit large variation in cost, with concomitant opportunities for cost containment. ... See More +

Publication 48742 DEC 31, 2010

Bundy, Donald; Burbano, Carmen; Grosh, Margaret; Gelli, Aulo; Jukes, Matthew; Drake, Lesley; Spanish, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas : reduciendo la pobreza actual y futura - panorama general (Spanish)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 SEP 15, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel Arabic, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets : Proteccion y promocion : diseno y aplicacion de políticas de proteccion social eficaces - resumen (Spanish)

All countries fund safety net programs for the protection of their people. Though an increasing number of safety net programs are extremely well thought out, adroitly implemented, and demonstrably effective, many others are not. ... See More +

Publication 45496 JUN 20, 2009

Grosh, Margaret; del Ninno, Carlo; Tesliuc, Emil; Ouerghi, Azedine Russian, French Disclosed

For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets (Vol. 2) : Politicas de proteccion socialeficaces : diseno e implementacion para la protecciony la promocion (Spanish)

All countries fund safety net programs for the protection of their people. Though an increasing number of safety net programs are extremely well thought out, adroitly implemented, and demonstrably effective, many others are not. ... See More +

Publication 45496 JUN 20, 2009

Grosh, Margaret; del Ninno, Carlo; Tesliuc, Emil; Ouerghi, Azedine Russian, English Disclosed

Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector (English)

This review highlights three main findings. First, school feeding programs in low-income countries exhibit large variation in cost, with concomitant opportunities for cost containment. ... See More +

Publication 48742 JUN 02, 2009

Bundy, Donald; Burbano, Carmen; Grosh, Margaret; Gelli, Aulo; Jukes, Matthew; Drake, Lesley; Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (English)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 FEB 09, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel Spanish, Arabic, French, Chinese Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty (English)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 47603 FEB 09, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Spanish, Russian Disclosed

Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector : Repenser l'alimentation scolaire filets de protection sociale, developpement de l'enfant et secteur de l'education (French)

This review highlights three main findings. First, school feeding programs in low-income countries exhibit large variation in cost, with concomitant opportunities for cost containment. ... See More +

Publication 48742 JAN 01, 2009

Bundy, Donald; Burbano, Carmen; Grosh, Margaret; Gelli, Aulo; Jukes, Matthew; Drake, Lesley; Spanish, Russian, Chinese, English Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferts monetaires conditionnels : reduire la pauvrete actuelle et future - vue d'ensemble (French)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 JAN 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, English Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Chinese)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 JAN 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel Spanish, Arabic, French, English Disclosed

Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector (Chinese)

This review highlights three main findings. First, school feeding programs in low-income countries exhibit large variation in cost, with concomitant opportunities for cost containment. ... See More +

Publication 48742 JAN 01, 2009

Bundy, Donald; Burbano, Carmen; Grosh, Margaret; Gelli, Aulo; Jukes, Matthew; Drake, Lesley; Spanish, Russian, French, English Disclosed

Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Arabic)

Conditional cash transfers (CCTs) are programs that transfer cash, generally to poor households, on the condition that those households make pre specified investments in the human capital of their children. ... See More +

Publication 61390 JAN 01, 2009

Fiszbein, Ariel; Schady, Norbert; Ferreira, Francisco H.G.; Grosh, Margaret; Keleher, Niall; Olinto, Pedro; Skoufias, Emmanuel Spanish, French, Chinese, English Disclosed

Guidance for responses from the human development sector to rising food and fuel prices (English)

Rising food and fuel prices may negatively impact human development in four dimensions: by increasing poverty; worsening nutrition; reducing the utilization of education and health services; and depleting the productive assets of the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper 45652 SEP 26, 2008

Grosh, Margaret; del Ninno, Carlo; Daniel Tesliuc, Emil; Disclosed

For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)

All countries fund safety net programs for the protection of their people. Though an increasing number of safety net programs are extremely well thought out, adroitly implemented, and demonstrably effective, many others are not. ... See More +

Publication 45496 AUG 25, 2008

Grosh, Margaret; del Ninno, Carlo; Tesliuc, Emil; Ouerghi, Azedine Spanish, Russian Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Understanding the poverty impact of the global financial crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 12, 2014 88887 Publication
Social assistance and labor market programs in Latin America : methodology and key findings from the social protection database (English)
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JUN 01, 2014 88769 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 68945 Working Paper Spanish, French
Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Redes de seguridad como : un conjunto de herramientas para profesionales (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2012 68945 Working Paper French, English
Safety nets how to : a toolkit for practitioners : Filets de sécurité comment : une boîte à outils pour les praticiens (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 68945 Working Paper Spanish, English
Assessing safety net readiness in response to food price volatility (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 64632 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector (Russian)
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DEC 31, 2010 48742 Publication Spanish, French, Chinese, English
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferencias monetarias condicionadas : reduciendo la pobreza actual y futura - panorama general (Spanish)
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SEP 15, 2009 61390 Publication Arabic, French, Chinese, English
For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets : Proteccion y promocion : diseno y aplicacion de políticas de proteccion social eficaces - resumen (Spanish)
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JUN 20, 2009 45496 Publication Russian, French
For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets (Vol. 2) : Politicas de proteccion socialeficaces : diseno e implementacion para la protecciony la promocion (Spanish)
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JUN 20, 2009 45496 Publication Russian, English
Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector (English)
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JUN 02, 2009 48742 Publication Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (English)
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FEB 09, 2009 61390 Publication Spanish, Arabic, French, Chinese
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty (English)
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FEB 09, 2009 47603 Publication Spanish, Russian
Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector : Repenser l'alimentation scolaire filets de protection sociale, developpement de l'enfant et secteur de l'education (French)
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JAN 01, 2009 48742 Publication Spanish, Russian, Chinese, English
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview : Transferts monetaires conditionnels : reduire la pauvrete actuelle et future - vue d'ensemble (French)
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JAN 01, 2009 61390 Publication Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, English
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Chinese)
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JAN 01, 2009 61390 Publication Spanish, Arabic, French, English
Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector (Chinese)
See More +
JAN 01, 2009 48742 Publication Spanish, Russian, French, English
Conditional cash transfers : reducing present and future poverty - overview (Arabic)
See More +
JAN 01, 2009 61390 Publication Spanish, French, Chinese, English
Guidance for responses from the human development sector to rising food and fuel prices (English)
See More +
SEP 26, 2008 45652 Working Paper
For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets (Vol. 2) : Final report (English)
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AUG 25, 2008 45496 Publication Spanish, Russian