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  1. Country Profiles of the Housing Sector

    The Country Profile of Kazakhstan focuses on the housing sector, specifically on issues of housing provision and affordability, management and maintenance of the housing stock, energy efficiency in housing, housing finance, smart sustainable cities, and the legal and institutional framework. Learn More
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  2. Financing Affordable Housing in Yangon

    Provides analysis and recommendations to support the Yangon Region Government to implement its affordable housing agenda and related policies. After assessing the current housing market situation in Yangon, the publication identifies reform options and offers practical recommendations. Learn More
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  3. Reform and Development of the Old-Age Care System in China

    Analyses the development and constraint conditions of the integration of basic old-age care in China from the four dimensions of economy, society, system and technology, and discusses the reform path and some concrete system integration and convergence. Learn More
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  4. Growing Pains

    Estimates the fiscal costs of population aging in Latin America and provides policy recommendations on reforms needed to make these costs manageable. A stylized cross-country exercise, drawing on demographic projections from the United Nations and methodologies developed by the IMF to derive public spending projections, is used to quantify long-term fiscal gaps generated by population aging in 18 Latin American countries. Learn More
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  5. China's Pension System

    This report has been prepared to develop a medium term vision of a holistic framework that could be realised by 2040 for strengthening old age income protection in China which is consistent with the principles outlined in the 12 characters and design options towards achieving it. The main body of this report outlines this vision while the annexes provide the deeper analysis and context which underpins the recommendations contained herein. Learn More
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  6. China 2030

    China should complete its transition to a market economy through enterprise, land, labor, and financial sector reforms, strengthen its private sector, open its markets to greater competition and innovation, and ensure equality of opportunity to help achieve its goal of a new structure for economic growth. These are some of the key findings of China 2030, a joint research report by a team from the World Bank and the Development Research Center of China's State Council. Learn More
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  7. Confronting Suburban Poverty in America

    Poverty is no longer just an urban or rural problem, but increasingly a suburban one as well. In Confronting Suburban Poverty in America, Elizabeth Kneebone and Alan Berube take on the new reality of metropolitan poverty and opportunity in America. Suburbia is now home to the largest and fastest-growing poor population in the US and more than half of the metropolitan poor. Learn More
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  8. Role of Income Inequality in Shaping Outcomes on Individual Food Insecurity

    This background study for the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 shows how income inequality and GDP per capita, analysed both alone and together, determine the probability of individual food insecurity in low- and middle-income countries. Learn More
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  9. When We're Sixty-Four

    This book discusses the effects of demographic change and the demands that it will place on institutions and public policies. It considers not only the fiscal effects that changes in population age structure could have on pensions, health, or long-term care systems, but the impacts on future economic growth. Learn More
    £36.95

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  10. Adaptive Social Protection

    Adaptive social protection (ASP) helps build the resilience of poor and vulnerable households by supporting their capacity to prepare for, cope with, and adapt to large covariate shocks. This book outlines a framework to help guide the design and implementation of ASP. Learn More
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  11. Tuberculosis Must Fall!

    Presents key activities, promising practices, and lessons learned from the World Bank Tuberculosis in the Mining Sector Initiative - a multisectoral, multicountry, public-private regional initiative in southern Africa. It examines how ministries, sectors, and partners have been brought together to address the epidemic's varied dimensions. Learn More
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  12. Social Panorama of Latin America 2017

    Addresses the questions posed by the countries of the region in three major areas: income inequality between individuals and households and how these relate to labour market dynamics; the evolution of poverty and its determinants; and the effects of pension systems on equality. Learn More
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  13. Dynamics of Rural Growth in Bangladesh

    Unprecedented changes in Bangladesh's rural economy have driven poverty reduction since 2000. This analysis of the dynamics of rural growth, especially the role of agriculture and its relationship to the non-farm economy, reveals priorities for accelerating and channeling that dynamism. Learn More
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  14. Taking a Stand

    In his academic work, Robert Higgs has dissected the government's shrewd secret excesses that lead to the Welfare State, the Warfare State, and the Administrative State. In this book, however, are essays that show a whimsical, introspective, and personal side of this world renowned scholar. Learn More
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  15. Humanitarian Assistance

    How can the United States and Europe improve the effectiveness and impact of their humanitarian assistance efforts? A team of scholars and practitioners led by the Global Public Policy Institute and the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University conducted field-based empirical research and engaged policymakers to improve US-European cooperation in four key areas of humanitarian assistance: linking relief, rehabilitation, and development; applying best practices and lessons learned; improving business engagement in emergency relief and preparedness; and considering civil-military relations in disaster response. Learn More
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  16. The Consumer Price Index

    Very few New Zealanders have lives unaffected by the Consumers Price Index (CPI). Some of the contributions to this book document the New Zealand CPI as a history of conflicting machinations between unions, employers, public officials, and lobby groups. Others view it as a mirror of domestic social norms and important international developments. Still others emphasize its technical evolution. Learn More
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