Blogs on social protection
Published on Tuesday, 21 August 2018
Today’s gig economy has profound implications for the workers’ social protection schemes of tomorrow.
Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018
Here’s how Asian countries can come up with the money to fund better social safety nets for their people.
Published on Monday, 19 March 2018
Asian countries need to leverage investments in sectors beyond health to ward off pandemics.
Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016
We need social protection programs that address the social consequences of natural disasters.
Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016
Financing has been a constant challenge to the expansion of antipoverty transfers in developing countries.
Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2016
Expanding the role of fiscal policy in fighting poverty and inequality should not come at the expense of fiscal sustainability.
Published on Monday, 28 December 2015
Countries in developing Asia can extend basic and robust levels of social protection to the “missing middle,” but whether there’s enough political to do so is another matter.
Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2015
A focus on inclusion in the new SDGs is vital for Asia and the Pacific, where inequality has risen some 20% in the past two decades, and around 1.4 billion people live under $2 a day.
Published on Friday, 26 June 2015
Do fiscal policies respond appropriately to reduce vulnerabilities, or actually widen the pre-existing inequality that is exacerbated during disasters?
Published on Friday, 19 June 2015
On World Population Day, it's time to reflect on how we choose to address the challenges and maximize the opportunities of a growing older population, which will determine the future of developing Asia.