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For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets : Summary (Russian)

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. This book aims to assist those concerned with social policy to understand why countries need social assistance, what kind of safety programs will serve those best and how to develop such programs for maximum effectiveness. Safety nets are part of a broader poverty reduction strategy interacting with and working alongside of social insurance; health, education, and financial services; the provision of utilities and roads; and other policies aimed at reducing poverty and managing risk. Though useful, safety nets are not a panacea, and there are real concerns over whether they are affordable and administratively feasible or desirable in light of the various negative incentives they might create. In most settings where there is political will to do so, such concerns can be managed through a number of prudent design and implementation features. Much information and innovation exist on these topics; this book summarizes, references, and builds on this knowledge base to promote well-crafted safety nets and safety net policy.

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  • Author

    Grosh,Margaret Ellen, Ouerghi,Azedine, Tesliuc,Emil Daniel, Del Ninno,Carlo

  • Document Date

    2008/01/01

  • Document Type

    Publication

  • Report Number

    45496

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    2

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2010/07/01

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Summary

  • Keywords

    access to services, accounting, additional income, Administrative Costs, Administrative Data, adverse effects, agricultural inputs, agricultural wages, Assistance Programs, ATM, ATMs, attendance in school, beneficiaries, Beneficiary, Benefit Formula, Benefit Levels, borrowing, cash assistance, Cash Transfer, Cash Transfer Programs, Cash Transfers, cattle ownership, child allowances, child labor, Child Support, chronically poor, chronically poor families, collateral, Commodities, Conditional Cash, conflict, consumers, consumption smoothing, contribution, contributions, coping strategies, Cost-Effectiveness, deferred compensation, Delivery Mechanisms, Development Bank, direct costs, Disabilities, Disability, disadvantaged groups, donor support, drought, earnings, Economic assistance, Economic Crisis, economic growth, economics, Education Grant, eligibility criteria, Employment Guarantee, Employment Guarantee Scheme, extreme hardship, extreme poverty, Family Assistance, farm activities, farmers, Fee Waivers, financial crisis, financial services, food aid, food availability, food consumption, food expenditures, food insecurity, Food Price, Food Price Subsidies, Food Prices, food rations, Food Stamp, food stamps, Food Subsidy, Food Transfers, food-for-work, Free Trade, Full Employment, general public, health service, health services, high inequality, higher infant mortality, horizontal equity, household consumption, household earners, household income, human capital, Human Development, Human Rights, impact on poverty, Income, Income Distribution, income levels, income losses, income quintile, income shocks, Income Support, incomes, inequality, infant mortality, innovation, interhousehold transfers, international aid, Investing, investment opportunities, irrigation, job search, Labor Disincentives, Labor Market, labor market policies, Labor Market Programs, labor markets, labor policy, laborers, Labour, lack of credit, land redistribution, landless, lean season, lifetime, living standards, low income, low incomes, Low-Income, malnourished children, malnutrition, market failures, means test, medical care, minimum income, multiplier effect, Natural Disasters, Nutrition Program, old age, pamphlets, pension schemes, per Capita Consumption, Political Economy, poor household, poor households, poor people, poor person, poverty alleviation, Poverty line, poverty reduction, poverty reduction strategy, Poverty Status, prenatal care, production process, productive assets, property rights, public action, public distribution system, Public Expenditure, Public Works, Public Works Programs, Responsibilities, retired, Risk Management, Rural, rural areas, rural households, Safety, Safety Net, Safety Net Programs, Safety Net Systems, Safety Nets, sanitation, savings, Scholarships, School Enrollment, school enrollments, School Feeding, School Feeding Programs, School fees, school meals, school supplies, Secondary School, self-sufficiency, Service providers, Share of Benefits, shock, smallholder agriculture, Social Assistance, social care, Social Development, social exclusion, Social Insurance, social insurance programs, Social Pension, social pensions, social policies, Social policy, Social Protection, Social Risk, Social Risk Management, social safety net, Social Safety Nets, social services, social transfers, Social Welfare, Stakeholders, Support Grant, Targeting, Transfer Program, Transient poor, Transient Poverty, Transition Countries, unemployed, unemployment, unemployment insurance, User Fees, vertical equity, Vulnerable Children, Vulnerable Group, Vulnerable Groups, vulnerable individuals, wages, Waiver Program, weather insurance, Web site, Welfare State, work program, work programs, Workfare, Works Program, worth, young children

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Grosh,Margaret Ellen Ouerghi,Azedine Tesliuc,Emil Daniel Del Ninno,Carlo

For protection and promotion : the design and implementation of effective safety nets : Summary (Russian). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/440151468313796283/Summary