Senior Social Policy Specialists Stephen Kidd and Karishma Huda write about the misconceptions of Brazil’s conditional cash transfer, Bolsa Familia, in the latest Pathways’ P
Nicholas Freeland takes issue with the new craze for “resilience”. and asks what we are really gaining from looking at the other side of the vulnerability coin.
Rebecca Calder reports on the surprising finding that pensions may be contributing to a reduction in female genital cutting in Karamoja, Uganda.
In our 6th Perspective, Stephen Kidd and Rebecca Calder examine the results of a study undertaken by the World Bank in an attempt to assess the effectiveness of using conditions in
Graduation Programmes have gone a long way in helping many vulnerable families develop diversified sources of income, build up their assets and self-confidence, and be more resilie
Stephen Kidd provides a critique of a recent World Bank paper that provides an excellent example of how not to do targeting analysis.
This Perspective argues that the majority of “social safety nets” do not, in fact, fulfil the minimum criteria of a “safety net:” in effect, they are not available to catch people
‘Child Poverty in OECD Countries: Lessons for Developing Countries’ by Stephen Kidd is a think piece examining how developed countries have tackled child poverty and what this migh
The first in the series – ‘Safety Net ≠ Social Assistance’ – is a reaction by Nicholas Freeland to what he perceives is a misuse of the term ‘social safety net’.
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