Archive for month May, 2018

  • May 30, 2018

    Freedom from...

      On his famous 1941 speech that went down in history as the Four Freedom speech, the then President of the United States of America Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared that the world to come should have been built upon four fundamental freedoms, among which he included Freedom from want.  ...

  • May 30, 2018

    Who is...

    Who is poor? How can policymakers identify households that are poor? This pair of questions, intersecting yet separate, have plagued academics, policymakers and civil society members around the world.

  • May 30, 2018

    Social policies,...

          Since about 2014, and especially since 2016, Brazil has been experiencing an intense social, economic and political crisis. At the beginning of 2018, there were nearly 14 million unemployed individuals, or nearly double the number of four years earlier, whilst the share of informal employees and self-employed...

  • May 21, 2018

    Data needs...

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  • May 21, 2018

    Green public...

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