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Journal Article
Basic Old‐Age Protection in Latin America: Noncontributory Pensions, Coverage Expansion Strategies, and Aging Patterns across Countries

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Equality Old age social pensions
Blog
Moving out of identity silos and into intersectionality: The example of gender identity

Women are undoubtedly doing better today than they were even 40-50 years ago. The gender gap has shrunk in many areas, including educational attainment, health, and employment and wages...

Gender Caste Equality
Project
Equitable taxation and efficient revenue mobilization - lessons from Uganda

Theme: Current programme

Tax Equality Economic development
Working Paper
Empirical challenges comparing inequality across countries: The case of middle-income countries from the LIS database

This study presents new empirical results, using microdata from the LIS database, on development patterns in economic inequality for a set of countries that are less covered in the empirical literature, mostly due to the lack of appropriate data...

Economic development Equality Middle-income countries
Policy Brief
Toward gender equity and women’s empowerment

There are three main channels of women’s empowerment: legal or policy reforms, outside economic opportunities, and collective action...

Gender Equality Discrimination
Book Chapter
Introduction

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Gender Equality Female empowerment
Book
Towards Gender Equity in Development

This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...

Gender Equality Discrimination
Working Paper
The expansion of economic protection for older adults in Latin America: Key design features of non-contributory pensions

Over the past two decades, many Latin American countries have expanded the economic protection of older adults by developing non-contributory pensions or making eligibility rules more flexible...

Equality Old age social pensions
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