Poverty & Social Protection

After decades of strong growth, large countries such as India, Indonesia, and Pakistan now have the economic activity to conduct large-scale social protection programs to reduce their still-significant poverty rates. How can governments best identify and reach the poor?

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After decades of strong growth, large countries such as India, Indonesia, and Pakistan now have the economic activity to conduct large-scale social protection programs to reduce their still-significant poverty rates. How can governments best identify and reach the poor?

Highlights

News, events, and insights from our policy-research engagements on social protection programs that aim to relieve poverty.

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Read more about the economic impacts of COVID-19 and the resulting effects for developing countries.

News |

EPoD will co-host a conference in Copenhagen, January 2020. Deadline for submission September 1st.

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The Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank spoke on the Asian Development Outlook 2019 report.

Projects

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How can data captured by government programs be put to use to help vulnerable citizens?