CROP Poverty Briefs

CROP Poverty Briefs

The CROP Poverty Brief Series comprises a series of short research notes highlighting recent research and trends in global poverty.

The ideas contained in CROP Briefs are those of the named authors and do not necessarily reflect a consensus view of CROP. They are distributed as a contribution to the effort to “mobilize critical research for preventing and eradicating poverty".

CROP is interested in receiving texts for consideration to be included in the Poverty Brief Series [see CROP Poverty Brief Guidelines].

17.06.2016
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Poverty Brief 25: WHY SUB-NATIONAL LEVEL POVERTY ANALYSIS MATTERS

A Case Study of Namibia. By Ojijo Odhiambo (August 2015) / View PDF

POVERTY BRIEF 24: TACKLING POVERTY IN THE AGE OF CHANGING CLIMATE

The “most-likely” missing variable in climate adaptation in Bangladesh. By Saleh Ahmed (March 2015) / View PDF

Poverty Brief 23: Separating and Combining Child and Adult Poverty: Why? How?

It is possible to arrive at an estimate of child poverty which is part and parcel of the broader (population-wide) measurement of total poverty? By Enrique Delamonica (November 2014) / View PDF

POVERTY BRIEF 22: HOW MOVING BEYOND GDP MAY HELP FIGHT POVERTY IN AFRICA

Alternative indicators are likely to highlight the important contribution of social cohesion and natural welfare to economic development. By Lorenzo Fioramonti (October 2014) / View PDF

Poverty Brief 21: Big Holes in the SDG Draft

By Gabriele Köhler, Thomas Pogge, and Mitu Sengupta (August 2014) / View PDF

Poverty Brief 18: Social policy architecture and poverty eradication in the post-MDGs agenda

General reflections and lessons from Costa Rica, by Juliana Martínez Franzoni and Diego Sánchez-Ancochea. / View PDF

Poverty Brief 12: Developing Poor Connected Brains

By Sebastian J. Lipina and Michael I. Posner (November 2012) / View PDF

Poverty Brief 7: Child Poverty under the lens of Cognitive Neuroscience

By Sebastian J. Lipina & Martha Farah (June 2011) / View PDF
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Experts and academics call on West African leaders to end child poverty

30 June 2016 | Abuja, Nigeria

PRESS RELEASE: A group of experts hosted by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), UNICEF, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and other organizations issued a communique today urging West African leaders to eradicate child poverty.

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17-18 November 2016 | Harvard University, USA

WORKSHOP organised by CROP (ISSC/UiB) and Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, both at Harvard University

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