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Building a fairer future: the intersection of climate action and housing justice

Nora Nisi - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Mexican government failing to provide decent jobs for vulnerable youth – leaving the door open to cartel recruitment

Raul Zepeda Gil - Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House (ODID)

Social Protection in Latin America: Causality, Stratification and Outcomes

Open Access Book
Armando Barrientos - Global Development Institute (GDI)
This book offers a comprehensive analysis of social protection in Latin America, its origins, institutions, and outcomes. The chapters are organised in three groups. The earlier chapters discuss in turn appropriate methods, an analytical framework, and core institutions. The book advocates a causal inference approach to the study of the institutions that have dominated social protection in the region: occupational insurance, individual retirement savings, and social assistance. Read more
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Sustaining Yemeni Capacities for Social Assistance: Lessons From a Decade of War

Becky Carter, Abeer Al-Absi, Paul Harvey - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Social Protection in Nigeria: Analysing Capacities

Daniela Baur - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

The impact of shock-responsive social cash transfers: evidence from an aggregate shock in Kenya

Ruhr Economic Papers
Christoph Strupat, Emmanuel Nshakira-Rukundo, Arndt Reichert - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Power, Trust, and Pre-Cooked Programmes: The Accountability of ‍‍‍‍‍‍‍Social Assistance in Somalia

Louisa Seferis, Guhad Adan, Becky Carter, Kamila Hassan, Paul Harvey - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Unlocking climate finance for social protection: an analysis of the Green Climate Fund

Climate Policy
Mariya Aleksandrova, Laura Kuhl, Daniele Malerba - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Cash Transfers and Cash Plus Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Evidence Gap Map

Atika Pasha, Viviana Urueña, Stefanie Knoll et al. - German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval)

Effective Social Protection in Conflict: Findings from Sudan

Izzy Birch, Becky Carter, Hassan-Alattar Satti - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Social Protection Experiences of and Attitudes Towards New Urban Poor After Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Keetie Roelen, Md. Shakil Ahmed, Kabita Chowdhury et al. - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Universal social protection urgently needed in Lebanon

Nadine Khayat - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

The Effects of Cash Transfers and Cash Plus Programs on Sexual and Reproductive Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Denise Hörner, Kathrin Wolf - German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval)

Newcomers Navigating the Welfare State: Experiences of Immigrants and Street-Level Bureaucrats with Belgium's Social Assistance System

Peter De Cuyper, Marije Reidsma, Hanne Vandermeerschen - Higher Institute for Labour Studies (HIVA)

Breaking the Vicious Circles of Informal Employment and Low-Paying Work

OECD - OECD Development Centre OECD/DC

Negotiating de facto borders: the case of social services provision in Abkhazia and Transnistria

Eurasian Geography and Economics
Gaëlle Le Pavic, Giacomo Orsini, Fabienne Bossuyt, Ine Lietaert - Ghent Centre for Global Studies (GCGS - UGent)

Cash transfers and micro-enterprise performance: Theory and quasi-experimental evidence from Kenya

Journal of Development Economics
Antonia Delius, Olivier Sterck - Institute of Development Policy, University of Antwerp (IOB)

The UK’s Global Food Security Summit – what about social protection?

Nicholas Nisbett, Kate Pruce, Stephen Devereux - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Aid’s impact on social protection in low- and middle-income countries

Miguel Niño-Zarazúa, Alma Santillán Hernández - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Shock-responsive social protection in fragile and conflict-affected states

Ritu Bharadwaj , N. Karthikeyan - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Social protection, the COVID-19 crisis, and the informal economy. Lessons from relief for comprehensive social protection

Laura Alfers, Florian Juergens-Grant - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

Cash-Plus Programming in Protracted Crises: A Review of Programmes in Contexts of Overlapping Conflict, Forced Displacement and Climate-Related Shocks

Lind, Jeremy; Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel; Szyp, Carolina - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

The role of social protection in environmental fiscal reforms

Daniele Malerba - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Ensuring an Effective Social Protection Response in Conflict-Affected Settings: Findings from the Horn of Africa

Izzy Birch, Becky Carter, Jeremy Lind, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

A transnational social contract: Social protection policies toward Non-Resident Keralites

Migration Studies
Mira Burmeister-Rudolph - Governance and Inclusive Development, Amsterdam Institute of Social Science Research (GID)

The local economic development effects of income transfers in South Africa. The Social Relief of Distress grant

Sophie PLAGERSON, Senzelwe MTHEMBU, Thandi SIMELANE, Khuliso MATIDZA, Anita MWANDA - The Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Four ways to rethink ‘resilience’ and its links to social protection

Carolina Szyp - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Can Cash Transfers to the Unemployed Support Economic Activity? Evidence from South Africa

Haroon BHORAT Timothy KÖHLER David de VILLIERS - The Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Report of the High-Level Group on the future of social protection and of the welfare state in the EU

Jozef Pacolet et al. - Higher Institute for Labour Studies (HIVA)

Policy responses to COVID-19: why social cohesion and social protection matter in Africa

Julia Leininger, Armin von Schiller, Christoph Strupat, Daniele Malerba - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Temporary Basic Income in Times of Pandemic: Rationale, Costs and Poverty-Mitigation Potential

Basic Income Studies
George Grey Molina, María Montoya-Aguirre, Eduardo Ortiz-Juarez - Department of International Development King’s College London (DID)

Strengthening anticipatory risk response and financing mechanisms for social protection: a practical approach to tackling loss and damage

Ritu Bharadwaj & Tom Mitchell - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Social protection floor gaps and pandemic relief measures: a case for universalism?

Annalena Oppel - United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER)

What is Known About Capacity and Coordination of Social Assistance Programmes in Crisis Situations?

Rachel Slater, Ella Haruna, Daniela Baur - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Social protection and informal job market reform for tackling climate migration nexus

Ritu Bharadwaj et al. - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Social Protection Intervention: Evaluation Research Design

Giel Ton, Keetie Roelen, Neil Howard, Lopita Huq - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Social Protection Intervention: Evaluation Research Design

Ton Giel, Keetie Roelen, Neil Howard, Lopita Huq - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Supporting Small Food Businesses to Build Resilience During Crises

Policy Brief
Evert-jan Quak, Jodie Thorpe - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

How Graduation can complement social protection for women in extreme poverty

Isabel Whisson & Bill Abrams - OECD Development Centre OECD/DC

How women leaders are getting better social protection for the vulnerable

Ritu Bharadwaj & Daljeet Kaur - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

How social protection can support people and sustain fisheries

Annabelle Bladon & Yuko Okamura - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Moving Targets: Social Protection as a Link Between Humanitarianism, Development and Displacement

Michael Collyer, Dolf te Lintelo, Thabani Mutambasere Tahir Zaman - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

A Socially Just Transformation Through Integrated Social Protection ‘Plus’ Programming

Think7: Research-based policy recommendations for the G7
Mauricio Böhl, Alexia Faus Onbargi , Andrew Shepherd, Vidya Diwakar - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Strengthening Responses at the Nexus of Social Protection, Humanitarian Aid and Climate Shocks in Protracted Crises

Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel; Lind, Jeremy; Harvey, Paul; Slater, Rachel - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

The impact of social assistance programmes in a pandemic: evidence from Kenya

Christoph Strupat, Emmanuel Nshakira Rukundo - German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)

Social Safety Nets and Food Insecurity in the Time of COVID-19: Selected MENA Countries

Amira El-Shal, Eman Moustafa, Nada Rostom, Yasmine Abedelfattah - The Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

Social protection to enhance climate resilience: what works where?

Ritu Bharadwaj - International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

The Politics of Distributing Social Transfers

State Capacity and Political Contestation in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia
Tom Lavers (ed) - Global Development Institute (GDI)
This book provides a systematic analysis of the political processes shaping the distribution of social transfers in six countries in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. In doing so, the book addresses a notable gap in recent research on social protection concerning the politics of implementation. it underscores the inherently political nature of implementation and questions common technocratic efforts to improve implementation by de-politicizing the social protection policy process.
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Shock-Responsive Social Protection: What is Known About What Works in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations?

Daniel Longhurst Rachel Slater - Institute of Development Studies (IDS)