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    Risks and vulnerabilities along the life cycle : Role for social protection in Myanmar

    Dutta,Puja Vasudeva  |  Jul 07,2015
    Myanmar is a country in transition with great regional diversity. It is still a relatively young country with the highest share of its population at active working age. Myanmar’s more pressing needs are the ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER

    What drives local food prices ? evidence from the Tanzanian maize market

    Baffes,John, Kshirsagar,Varun, Mitchell,Donald  |  Jun 26,2015
    This study quantifies the relationship between Tanzanian and external maize markets while also accounting for domestic influences. It concludes that external influences on domestic prices originate from regional,...
  • RISK AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT

    Hardship and vulnerability in the Pacific island countries

    Adelman,Melissa Ann, Ivaschenko,Oleksiy, Packard,Truman G., Suri,Vivek  |  Apr 01,2015
    In many Pacific island countries, meeting non-food basic needs is a growing challenge and further complicated by substantial economic and environmental risks. Hardship and vulnerability are increasingly prominent...
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    Russia economic report : the dawn of a new economic era?

    Hansl, Birgit, Grant, Anne  |  Apr 01,2015
    Russias economy experienced two shocks in 2014. On top of the structural crisis that began in 2012, Russia had to deal with cyclical and idiosyncratic challenges to the economy. One of the new shocks illustrates ...
  • PUBLICATION

    Safety nets in Africa : effective mechanisms to reach the poor and most vulnerable

    Mills, Bradford [editor], del Ninno, Carlo [editor]  |  Jan 29,2015
    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 ...
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