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Author Silva, Joana.
Title Inclusion and resilience : the way forward for social safety nets in the Middle East and North Africa / Joana Silva, Victoria Levin, and Matteo Morgandi.
Imprint Washington, DC : World Bank, 2013.

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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 272 pages) : illustrations.
Series MENA development report
MENA development report.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
English.
Print version record.
Subject Middle East -- Social policy -- 21st century.
Africa, North -- Social policy -- 21st century.
Middle East -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Africa, North -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
North Africa.
Middle East.
2000-2099
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Executive summary -- The framework for SSN reform in MENA -- The challenge : poverty, exclusion, and vulnerability to shocks -- The current state of social safety nets in MENA -- The political economy of SSN reforms : MENA speaks! -- The way forward : how to make MENA safety nets more effective and innovative -- Annex 1.1: Posters presenting global showcase of best practice in SSN -- Annex 2.1: Demographic statistics and poverty incidence for selected mena countries -- Annex 2.2: Description of the data used for the micro-analysis -- Annex 3.1: Methodological annex -- Annex 3.2: Non-subsidy SSN programs included in household survey assessment -- Annex 3.3: SSN programs in MENA SSN inventory -- Annex 4.1: MENA speaks questionnaire -- Annex 4.2: Awareness of programs and subsidies.
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Executive summary -- The framework for SSN reform in MENA -- The challenge : poverty, exclusion, and vulnerability to shocks -- The current state of social safety nets in MENA -- The political economy of SSN reforms : MENA speaks! -- The way forward : how to make MENA safety nets more effective and innovative -- Annex 1.1: Posters presenting global showcase of best practice in SSN -- Annex 2.1: Demographic statistics and poverty incidence for selected mena countries -- Annex 2.2: Description of the data used for the micro-analysis -- Annex 3.1: Methodological annex -- Annex 3.2: Non-subsidy SSN programs included in household survey assessment -- Annex 3.3: SSN programs in MENA SSN inventory -- Annex 4.1: MENA speaks questionnaire -- Annex 4.2: Awareness of programs and subsidies.
Summary The report aims to meet two broad objectives: (a) enhance knowledge about the current state of existing social safety nets (SSNs) and assess their effectiveness in responding to new and emerging challenges to the poor and vulnerable in the region by bringing together new evidence, data, and country-specific analysis; and (b) open up and inform a debate on feasible policy options to make SSNs in the Middle East and North Africa more effective and innovative. The first chapter, 'a framework for SSN reform, ' describes and illustrates the reasons for the region's growing need for SSN reform and es.
Other Title Print version: Silva, Joana. Inclusion and resilience. Washington, DC : World Bank, [2013] 9780821397718