Social protection

Social protection

An estimated three quarters of the world’s population has no access to basic social protection.
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Introduction to our 'Social protection' dossier

In our Social Protection dossier, The Broker looks at the international discussion on how to secure decent protection for all human beings. We explore different ways to provide social protection and discuss the wider political and economical consequences in the search for a more inclusive economy. This dossier is being launched in collaboration with the Library, Documentation and Information Department of the African Studies Centre Leiden, which has compiled a web dossier on social protection in Africa.

Editorial articles

Social protection for inclusive growth

Bertil Videt | January 16, 2014

Social protection can be a stabilizer during a crisis and kick-start domestic demand.

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Protect - or promote?

Annemarie van de Vijsel | October 22, 2013

Social protection schemes look very different across the world. They traditionally protect people from income fall after shocks. But some programmes have hig...

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Antipoverty transfers in the South

Armando Barrientos | October 21, 2013

Antipoverty transfers have recently emerged as a key area of national policy and practice in the global South. They are increasingly perceived as an essentia...

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Expert opinions

Clash with Syriza: what does reform really mean? Part 2

Frans Bieckmann  | 26 March 2015

Another Perspective is The Broker’s new blog. The title reflects The Broker’s ambition to look at globalization issues in different ways.

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Clash with Syriza: what does reform really mean?

Frans Bieckmann  | 25 March 2015

Another Perspective is The Broker’s new blog. The title reflects The Broker’s ambition to look at globalization issues in different ways.

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A Theory of Change

Frans Bieckmann  | 18 March 2015

Another Perspective is The Broker’s new blog. The title reflects The Broker’s ambition to look at globalization issues in different ways.

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Theory of change: from targets to meaningful effects

Rojan Bolling Karlijn Muiderman  | 12 March 2015

How to base policies on dynamic context analysis.

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Social protection in Africa

Social protection in Africa

This dossier is prepared in collaboration with The Library of the African Studies Centre, which has compiled a bibliographic web dossieron social Protection in Africa, containing book titles available in the ASC Library.

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