Poverty Reduction

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Kiribati: Analysis of the 2006 Household Income and Expenditure Survey

This report is the first detailed quantitative analysis of poverty and hardship in Kiribati. It provides estimates of National Food and Basic Needs Poverty Lines for Kiribati based on an analysis of the household data from the 2006 Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES). more


Evaluating the Results of PSIA on National Policy Making

This evaluation draws on case studies of Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA) conducted in Benin, Malawi, Morocco, Sierra Leone and Uganda, with different institutional and policy contexts. The evaluation confirms the value of policy analysis in progressive policy making. It has identified a more


Social Implications of the Global Economic Crisis in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

This synthesis report identifies common and differentiated impacts, responses and coping strategies across the Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS). The report outlines a series of time-bound recommendations to reduce the negative impact of the economic crisis on the urban and rural more


The Philippines: Tackling the Poverty and Social Impacts of the Economic Crisis

This study explores the social impact of the global economic crisis by systematically examining the evidence and recent data in the Philippines. Due to a confluence of factors the Philippine economy, unlike many of the major economies in the East Asian region, did not enter recession during the more


Ukraine: Impacts of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

This publication explores the poverty and social impact of the financial and economic crisis in Ukraine. The main focus is on identifying key poverty issues, key poverty trends in the pre-crisis period, and changes in these trends during the crisis. The paper highlights suggestions to improve more


Syria: Impact of the Economic Crisis on Economy, Inequality and Poverty

The objectives of the study are to undertake a multi-level analysis to quantify the potential short-term impact of the global economic crisis and drought on the domestic economy, including their impact on inequality and poverty. The analysis also evaluates impacts of government intervention to more


Namibia: Impact of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis

The study was commissioned to assess and quantify, on an ex ante basis, the likely/potential impact of the financial and economic crisis on the Namibian economy, in general, and the possible effect of the policy reforms that the government had introduced, in particular. more


Lithuania: Through Analysis-Based Policy Dialogue Towards Decision Making

This report assesses the actual short and long term impact of the economic crisis on the socioeconomic situation in Lithuania with a view of supporting the government to assess difficult and often contradictory policy options to mitigate the long-term consequences of the crisis. more


Moldova: Impact of the Economic Crisis on Poverty and Social Exclusion

This report looks at the social impact of the economic crisis and envisages the outstanding social impact that it may have in Moldova. Social impacts may be diverse and could affect different population groups, individuals and households in different ways. It also provides an assessment of some more


The Impact of the Doha Round on Kenya

This study analyzes the benefits and costs of trade liberalization and policy choices for Kenya in the context of the WTO Doha Round. A positive balance for Kenya will depend on reduced support to agriculture in developed countries and how much protection Kenya can retain to its manufacturing more

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