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Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)

This paper makes several contributions. First, it presents a ‘guidance note’ on the framework for Social Registries, anchoring the definition of these systems in their functions along the Delivery Chain and their social policy role as inclusion systems, while clarifying terminology in a manner that is consistent with IT standards in the discussion of their architecture as information systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 117971 JUL 01, 2017

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George; George,Tina; Sun,Changqing; Jones,Theresa; Lindert,Kathy A. Disclosed

Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Panamá (Spanish)

Panama has experienced impressive and significant economic growth, emerging as one of the better performers in Central America in recent years and one of the fastest growing economies worldwide. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 102301 OCT 01, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Lao Peña, Christine; Carpio,Carmen; Monsalve Montiel,Emma Mercedes; Otero,Diego Postigo; Santiago Bench,Natalia; Lindert,Kathy A. Disclosed

Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)

Panama has experienced impressive and significant economic growth, emerging as one of the better performers in Central America in recent years and one of the fastest growing economies worldwide. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 102301 JUL 06, 2015

Acosta,Pablo Ariel; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Lao Peña, Christine; Carpio,Carmen; Monsalve Montiel,Emma Mercedes; Otero,Diego Postigo; Santiago Bench,Natalia; Lindert,Kathy A. Disclosed

Social safety nets in Europe and Central Asia : preparing for crisis, adapting to demographic change, and promoting employability (English)

Social safety nets in the Europe and Central Asia (ECA) region responded to protect people's incomes during the global recession, especially in countries where systems were developed before the crisis. ... See More +

Brief 69096 APR 01, 2012

Williams, Penny; Larrison, Jennica; Strokova, Victoria; Lindert, Kathy Disclosed

Brazil - Social policy, perceptions and the press : an analysis of the media's treatment of conditional cash transfers in Brazil (English)

This report analyzes perceptions about Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) as portrayed and debated in free and independent press in Brazil. The motives behind the study are to contribute to an understanding of the public debate about this type of social policy instrument, given its widespread popularity and potential to reduce poverty and inequality and the replication of this type of instrument in many countries around the world. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 70613 DEC 01, 2010

Lindert, Kathy; Vincensini, Vanina Disclosed

Social protection responses to the global economic crisis in ECA (English)

Besides affecting the private sector, the current global economic downturn will likely have a far-reaching impact on government revenues around the world. ... See More +

Brief 52679 MAR 01, 2009

Lindert, Kathy; Schwarz, Anita Russian Disclosed

Social protection responses to the global economic crisis in ECA (Russian)

Besides affecting the private sector, the current global economic downturn will likely have a far-reaching impact on government revenues around the world. ... See More +

Brief 52679 MAR 01, 2009

Lindert, Kathy; Schwarz, Anita English Disclosed

Globalization and the role of public transfers in redistributing income in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This paper focuses on measuring the extent to which publicly subsidized transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean redistribute income. The redistributive power of 56 transfers in eight countries is measured by their simulated impacts on poverty and inequality, and by their distributional characteristic. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 53983 JAN 01, 2009

Skoufias, Emmanuel; Lindert, Kathy; Shapiro, Joseph Disclosed

Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil (English)

The World Bank is carrying out a program of Analytic and Advisory Activities (the Labor AAA) focused on the interface between social protection programs and labor supply and productivity. ... See More +

Brief 44692 MAR 01, 2008

Robalino, David; de la Briere, Benedicte; Lindert, Kathy Portuguese Disclosed

Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil : Empregos para a populacao pobre do Brasil : programas de protecao social e impactos da oferta de trabalho na populacao do Brasil (Portuguese)

The World Bank is carrying out a program of Analytic and Advisory Activities (the Labor AAA) focused on the interface between social protection programs and labor supply and productivity. ... See More +

Brief 44692 MAR 01, 2008

Robalino, David; de la Briere, Benedicte; Lindert, Kathy English Disclosed

The nuts and bolts of Brazil's bolsa familia program : implementing conditional cash transfers in a decentralized context (English)

This paper is one in a series of World Bank Working Papers that seeks to document the experience of Brazil's Bolsa Família Program. It highlights the key nuts and bolts of designing and implementing the BFP in Brazil's decentralized context. ... See More +

Other Social Protection Study 39853 MAY 01, 2007

Lindert, Kathy; Linder, Anja; Hobbs, Jason; Briere, Benedicte de la Disclosed

Redistributing income to the poor and the rich: public transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

This study measures the extent to which publicly-subsidized transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) redistribute income. The redistributive power of 56 transfers in eight countries is measured by their coverage, size, absolute incidence, simulated impacts on poverty and inequality, and by their distributional characteristic, a statistic derived from taxation literature. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 36966 AUG 01, 2006

Lindert, Kathy; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Shapiro, Joseph Disclosed

Redistributing income to the poor and the rich : public transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Recognizing that redistribution is only one of many roles for social policy, the findings of this report reinforce the recommendations commonly made in the literature on social protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) - arming them with additional evidence on redistributive impacts including: Reducing pension deficits - and rethinking some highly regressive social insurance programs - must be a top priority on the policy agendas in LAC. ... See More +

Brief 37048 JUN 01, 2006

Lindert, Kathy; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Shapiro, Joseph Disclosed

Designing and implementing household targeting systems: lessons from Latin America and the United States (Russian)

A recent review of international experience finds that the median targeted program provides roughly 25 percent more resources to the poor than would random allocations. ... See More +

Newsletter 33372 JAN 01, 2006

Lindert, Kathy Spanish, English Disclosed

Designing and implementing household targeting systems: lessons from Latin America and the United States : Diseno y puesta en marcha de sistemas de focalizacion de hogares: lecciones de America Latina y Estados Unidos (Spanish)

A recent review of international experience finds that the median targeted program provides roughly 25 percent more resources to the poor than would random allocations. ... See More +

Newsletter 33372 JAN 01, 2006

Lindert, Kathy Russian, English Disclosed

Brazil's Bolsa Escola program : the role of local governance in decentralized implementation (English)

This study analyzes the role of local governance in the implementation of Bolsa Escola, a decentralized conditional cash transfer program for child education in Brazil. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90506 DEC 01, 2005

de Janvry, Alain; Finan, Frederico; Sadoulet, Elisabeth; Nelson, Donald; Lindert, Kathy; de la Briere, Benedicte; Lanjouw, Peter Disclosed

Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States (English)

While targeting can effectively channel resources to the poor, implementation details matter tremendously to distributive outcomes. This report conducts an in-depth assessment of key design and implementation factors and their potential impact on outcomes for household targeting systems in six countries (the United States, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32756 JUN 01, 2005

Castaneda, Tarsicio; Lindert, Kathy; de la Briere, Benedicte; Fernandez, Luisa; Hubert, Celia; Larranaya, Oswaldo; Orozco, Monica; Viquez, Roxana Portuguese, Russian

Implementing means-tested welfare systems in the United States (Russian)

While targeting can effectively channel resources to the poor, implementation details matter tremendously to distributive outcomes. Several key factors affect performance, including: data collection processes; information management; household assessment mechanisms; institutional arrangements; and monitoring and oversight mechanisms. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32762 JUN 01, 2005

Lindert, Kathy English Disclosed

Reforming Brazil's Cadastro Unico to improve the targeting of the Bolsa Familia Program (English)

This case study is part of six country case study reports that were commissioned in 2003 by the World Bank specifically for the purposes of a summary report on the design and implementation of household targeting systems in the following countries: Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Brazil and the United States. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32757 JUN 01, 2005

de la Briere, Benedicte; Lindert, Kathy Disclosed

Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States : O desenho e a implementacao dos sistemas de focalizacao familiar : licoes da America Latina e dos Estados Unidos (Portuguese)

While targeting can effectively channel resources to the poor, implementation details matter tremendously to distributive outcomes. This report conducts an in-depth assessment of key design and implementation factors and their potential impact on outcomes for household targeting systems in six countries (the United States, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32756 JUN 01, 2005

Castaneda, Tarsicio; Lindert, Kathy; de la Briere, Benedicte; Fernandez, Luisa; Hubert, Celia; Larranaya, Oswaldo; Orozco, Monica; Viquez, Roxana Russian, English

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Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117971 Working Paper
Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review : Estudio de gasto público social y sus instituciones : Panamá (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2015 102301 Public Expenditure Review
Panama - Central America social expenditures and institutional review (English)
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JUL 06, 2015 102301 Public Expenditure Review
Social safety nets in Europe and Central Asia : preparing for crisis, adapting to demographic change, and promoting employability (English)
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APR 01, 2012 69096 Brief
Brazil - Social policy, perceptions and the press : an analysis of the media's treatment of conditional cash transfers in Brazil (English)
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DEC 01, 2010 70613 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social protection responses to the global economic crisis in ECA (English)
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MAR 01, 2009 52679 Brief Russian
Social protection responses to the global economic crisis in ECA (Russian)
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MAR 01, 2009 52679 Brief English
Globalization and the role of public transfers in redistributing income in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JAN 01, 2009 53983 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil (English)
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MAR 01, 2008 44692 Brief Portuguese
Jobs for Brazil's poor : social protection programs and labor supply impacts on the poor in Brazil : Empregos para a populacao pobre do Brasil : programas de protecao social e impactos da oferta de trabalho na populacao do Brasil (Portuguese)
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MAR 01, 2008 44692 Brief English
The nuts and bolts of Brazil's bolsa familia program : implementing conditional cash transfers in a decentralized context (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 39853 Other Social Protection Study
Redistributing income to the poor and the rich: public transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 01, 2006 36966 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Redistributing income to the poor and the rich : public transfers in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37048 Brief
Designing and implementing household targeting systems: lessons from Latin America and the United States (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2006 33372 Newsletter Spanish, English
Designing and implementing household targeting systems: lessons from Latin America and the United States : Diseno y puesta en marcha de sistemas de focalizacion de hogares: lecciones de America Latina y Estados Unidos (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2006 33372 Newsletter Russian, English
Brazil's Bolsa Escola program : the role of local governance in decentralized implementation (English)
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DEC 01, 2005 90506 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 32756 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Portuguese, Russian
Implementing means-tested welfare systems in the United States (Russian)
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JUN 01, 2005 32762 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Reforming Brazil's Cadastro Unico to improve the targeting of the Bolsa Familia Program (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 32757 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Designing and implementing household targeting systems : lessons from Latin American and The United States : O desenho e a implementacao dos sistemas de focalizacao familiar : licoes da America Latina e dos Estados Unidos (Portuguese)
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JUN 01, 2005 32756 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Russian, English