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A Basic Needs Policy Model: A General Equilibrium Analysis with Special Reference to Ecuador

by Kouwenaar, A.

Using recent research on Ecuador, this book discusses a social accounting matrix (SAM)-based model for simulating the effects of basic needs policies on various socio-economic groups. Specific parameter choice and specification of relationships ...

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A Handbook on Using the Mixed Survey for Measuring Informal Employment and the Informal Sector

by Asian Development Bank

This handbook presents a cost-effective and reliable data collection strategy for measuring and analyzing informal employment and the informal sector. The cornerstone of this methodology is a version of the mixed survey that is anchored to the ...

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A world without money ... we really need it

by Aldo Salvatore Coraggio

For future generations, our commitment today must be to radically change. This book points the way, in my opinion the only viable. ...

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Administrative Data Sources for Compiling Millennium Development Goals and Related Indicators

A Reference Handbook on Using Data from Education, Health, and Vital Registration Systems Featuring Practices and Experiences from Selected Countries

by Asian Development Bank

The handbook is one of the outputs of the Asian Development Bank regional technical assistance (TA) on Improving Administrative Data Sources for the Monitoring of the Millennium Development Goals Indicators. It serves as a reference tool for ...

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Alleviating Global Poverty

The Role of Private Enterprise

by Lewis D. Solomon

In the book, Lewis D. Solomon develops the theme that the profit motive can serve as a powerful force for social good in developing nations, making a difference in the lives of those trapped in misery and helping millions out of poverty. After ...

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Asia Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Finance Monitor 2013

by Asian Development Bank

The Asia Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Finance Monitor 2013 is the knowledge sharing product on SMEs in Asia and the Pacific, specially focusing on SME access to finance. The Monitor reviews various country aspects of SME finance ...

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Beside One's Self: Homelessness Felt and Lived

by Robinson, Catherine

What is it to feel homeless? How does it feel to be without the orienting geography of home? Going beyond homelessness as a housing issue, this book uniquely explores the embodied, emotional experiences of homelessness. In doing so, Robinson ...

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Better Must Come

Exiting Homelessness in Two Global Cities

by Matthew D. Marr

<p>In <em>Better Must Come</em>, Matthew D. Marr reveals how social contexts at various levels combine and interact to shape the experiences of transitional housing program users in two of the most prosperous cities of the global economy, Los ...

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Blacks and Poverty

by Raymond L. Chukwu

This book delivers the hard-hitting evidence to explain why blacks disproportionately suffer from limited access to technology, poor health, and inadequate professional health care treatment in the United States and throughout the world. Chukwu,

ISBN: 9781524602642

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Blaming the Poor

The Long Shadow of the Moynihan Report on Cruel Images about Poverty

by Susan D. Greenbaum

<DIV>In 1965, the late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan—then a high-ranking official in the Department of Labor—sparked a firestorm when he released his report “The Negro Family,” which came to be regarded by both supporters and detractors as an ...

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Blaming the Victim

How Global Journalism Fails Those in Poverty

by Jairo Lugo-Ocando

Poverty, it seems, is a constant in today's news, usually the result of famine, exclusion or conflict. In<em> Blaming the Victim</em>, Jairo Lugo-Ocando sets out to deconstruct and reconsider the variety of ways in which the global news media ...

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Blaming the Victim: How Global Journalism Fails Those in Poverty

by Lugo-Ocando, Jairo

An analysis of how poverty is misrepresented in mainstream media, and a look at what really lies behind these narratives. ...

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Braving the Street: The Anthropology of Homelessness

by Glasser, Irene

<p> As homelessness continues to plague North America and also becomes more widespread in Europe, anthropologists turn their attention to solving the puzzle of why people in some of the most advanced technological societies in the world are ...

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Cambodia

Country Poverty Analysis 2014

by Asian Development Bank

Cambodia's new national poverty lines show higher historical poverty rates and a dramatic decline in poverty during the 2007-2009 global financial crisis. With 18.9% of the population being poor in 2012, Cambodia now counts among the countries ...

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Can We Feed The Future Before The Well Runs Dry?

by ?David Farrell PhD D.Rur.Sci.

Mankind is at a crossroads. We need to increase food production by 70% by 2050 in the face of climate change, increased water and fertiliser demand, declining arable land area, environmental degradation and an affluent and rapidly-growing ...

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Car Living When There's No Other Choice: Tips & Strategies for Survival & Safety

by Veronica Harnish

<p>Could you survive in your car if you had no other place to live? This book shows you how.</p><p>Based on the author&apos;s own car dwelling experience and extensive research, Car Living When There&apos;s No Other Choice: Tips & Strategies for

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Child Poverty and Inequality

Securing a Better Future for America's Children

by Duncan Lindsey

One of the United States great promises is that all children will be given the opportunity to work to achieve a comfortable standard of living. That promise has faded profoundly for children who grow up in poverty, particularly black and ...

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Childhoods

Growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand

by Nancy Higgins & Claire Freeman

<div>Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child poverty and poor health in the OECD, as well

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Childhoods: Growing up in Aotearoa New Zealand

by Higgins, Nancy

<div>Children are citizens with autonomy and rights identified by international agencies and United Nations conventions, but these rights are not readily enforceable. Some of the worst levels of child poverty and poor health in the OECD, as well

ISBN: 9781927322512

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So Rich, So Poor

Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America

by Peter Edelman

<div>Income disparities in our wealthy nation are now wider than at any point since the Great Depression. The structure of today’s economy has stultified wage growth for half of America’s workers—with even worse results at the bottom and for ...

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