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Shocks and Vulnerabilities Research

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  • RISK AND VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT
    Adelman,Melissa Ann, Ivaschenko,Oleksiy, Packard,Truman G., Suri,VivekApr 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...
  • WORKING PAPER (NUMBERED SERIES)
    Hansl, Birgit, Grant, AnneApr 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
    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 childs birth and high resolution ...