Efforts to tackle discrimination in access to basic services have shown mixed results in different country settings. This study examines the positive and negative outcomes attributed to anti-discrimination measures adopted in different country contexts and analyses the factors contributing to these outcomes, with a specific focus on anti-discrimination measures in education.Read More
Read the first chapter of 'Why Poverty Persists: Poverty Dynamics in Asia and Africa', which brings together the findings from panel survey analysis to increase insights into what traps people in poverty, causes them to fall into poverty or enables them to escape from poverty.
Author: Bob BaulchRead More
This paper uses panel data analysis to assess whether people that have escaped poverty have remained above the poverty line or have fallen back below it. It suggests a range of policies that can ensure that poverty escapes are more resilient.
Authors: Lucy Scott, Katharina Hanifnia, Andrew Shepherd, Milu Muyanga and Elsa Valli.Read More
This Policy Brief makes the case that smart interventions can make rapid, permanent inroads on poverty and inequality reduction, boosting upward mobility and social inclusion.
Author: Alison O'ConnellRead More
This Policy Guide look at the points at which education and chronic poverty policies overlap and at where, how and why education policies have successfully contributed to poverty reduction.
Authors: Naomi Hossain, Lucy Scott and Andrew ShepherdRead More