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Shocks and Vulnerabilities Research

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    del Ninno, Carlo [editor], Mills, Bradford [editor]Jan 26,2015
    The need for safety nets in Sub-Saharan Africa is vast. In addition to being the world?s poorest region, Sub-Saharan Africa is also one of the most unequal. In this context, redistribution must be seen as a ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    de la Fuente, Alejandro, Ortiz-Juarez, Eduardo, Rodriguez-Castelan, CarlosJan 01,2015
    Social policy in Mexico has focused on identifying and supporting chronically poor households. Yet, Mexico has a significant number of households that are just above the poverty line who are not eligible, by ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER
    Alfani, Federica, Dabalen, Andrew, Fisker, Peter, Molini, VascoJan 01,2015
    This study estimates marginal increase in malnutrition for children ages 1-3 years from exposure to an extreme shock in the West African Sahel. The study uses knowledge of a child's birth and high resolution...
  • BRIEF
    Jan 01,2015
    A significant share of Iraq's population consumes at levels close to the poverty line and remains vulnerable to falling into poverty. In other words, a small increase or decrease in incomes and consumption can ...
  • BRIEF
    Jan 01,2015
    A significant share of Iraq's population consumes at levels close to the poverty line and remains vulnerable to falling into poverty. In other words, a small increase or decrease in incomes and consumption can ...