Blogs on poverty
Published on Wednesday, 09 January 2019
Parental characteristics are not the sole determining factor of one’s future mobility prospects in Asia and the Pacific.
Published on Tuesday, 03 April 2018
ADB research shows that access to finance has less impact on poverty rates in lower-middle- and low-income economies.
Published on Monday, 08 May 2017
It might decline while the poor get poorer, and rise while everyone is getting richer.
Published on Thursday, 22 December 2016
Nighttime luminosity is a good source of data for countries lacking reliable statistics in developing Asia.
Published on Tuesday, 16 August 2016
Women working from home make a significant contribution to Pakistan’s economy, but their work is undervalued and home-based workers are denied any form of legal protection.
Published on Friday, 05 August 2016
Find out what our readers think about who needs government social protection systems most in developing Asia, where half of the population still lacks access to basic social protection.
Published on Monday, 01 August 2016
Governments in the region must invest in building comprehensive social protection systems for the huge number of vulnerable people who do not qualify as extremely poor and are employed in the informal sector.
Published on Monday, 25 April 2016
One year on, how is the country recovering from the colossal destruction of the 2015 earthquake?
Published on Tuesday, 08 March 2016
Inclusive business firms need explicit strategies to empower women, so exceptions like Hippocampus can become the rule.
Published on Monday, 07 March 2016
Conditional cash transfers are about more than just handing out funds.