Wednesday, January 20, 2021
How do parties integrate the views of voters into their policy platforms? Drawing on a new study of social policy in seven European countries, Michael Pinggera explains that parties increasingly focus on ‘bridge policies’ – policies that are popular...
Europe, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Social Security has long been dubbed the third rail of American politics: You touch it, you die. But in the coming years, politicians will have no other choice but to take a hard look at the future of Social Security benefits.
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Humanitarian agencies are increasingly supporting displaced families with Cash and Voucher Assistance (CVA). This has raised questions about how CVA is affecting—and being inclusive of—specific populations, such as adolescent girls.
Africa, Central African Republic, Egypt, Asia, Syria
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, countries across the globe have been adapting social assistance policies to support their populations. In fact, since March 2020, 139 countries and territories have planned, implemented, or adapted cash transfers to...
Friday, September 4, 2020
Hay muchos Brasiles impactados por la renta mínima del coronavirus instaurada por el Gobierno de Jair Bolsonaro en abril. El mismo programa que no consigue garantizar en la megalópolis de São Paulo el alquiler de Jocelino da Silva Lima, un emigrante...
Friday, August 21, 2020
The rapid spread of COVID-19 across developing countries has led to a devastating loss of life and livelihoods. The pandemic is having both immediate economic effects and long-lasting consequences on development. This is because developing economies are...