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Documents and tools on child poverty

The document repository contains key resources on child poverty and child sensitive social protection. The documents in the first table were produced by UNICEF and the second table includes publications from other organisations. This list is organised in chronological order, with the most recent documents appearing at the top of the list.

Reference documents:

 

TITLE AUTHOR / ORGANIZATION DATE
Intergenerational Equity - Understanding the linkages between parents and children: A Systematic Review UNICEF and the London School of Economics and Political Science
2013
Child Poverty Insights - Nutrition in Early Childhood: Insights from rural Ethiopia Catherine Porter
2013
Child Poverty Insights: BRAC's Empowerment and Livelihood for Adolescents Farzana Kashfi, Senior Manager, Education Program - Santhosh Ramdoss, Senior Program Manager -Scott MacMillan, Communications Manager, BRAC USA
UNICEF - BRAC
2012
Child Poverty Insights - Child Development and Economic Development: Lessons and Future UNICEF and Jo Boyden and Stefan Dercon
University of Oxford
2012
Child Poverty Insights - Children’s Measurement Framework in Great Britain Polly Vizard, Research Fellow, London School of Economics and Political Science
2012
Child Poverty Insights - Child Poverty in High- and Middle-Income Countries: Selected Findings from LIS Janet C. Gornick,Markus Jäntti,
UNICEF
2012
Progress in child well-being: Building on what works UNICEF, Save the Children and ODI
2012
Knowledge for Action: Emerging experiences in Social and Economic Policy that support equitable outcomes for children - Volume 3 Division of Policy and Strategy
UNICEF
2012
Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives Isabel Ortiz, Louise Moreira Daniels, Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir (Eds)
UNICEF
2012
Policy Matters, Edition 2 Division of Policy and Practice
UNICEF
2012
Scanning the Equity Horizon - Issue # 5 Division of Policy and Practice
2012
Child Poverty Insights - We’re all in this together: Why fighting inequality is central to development Alex Cobham
UNICEF and Christian Aid
2012
Scanning the Equity Horizon Issue # 4 Division of Policy and Practice
UNICEF
2011
Child Poverty in East Asia and the Pacific: Deprivations and Disparities, A Study of Seven Countries Alberto Minujin
UNICEF
2011
Knowledge for Action Emerging experiences in child-focused Social and Economic Policy - Volume 2 Division of Policy and Practice
UNICEF
2011
UNICEF, Economists and Economic Policy: Bringing children into development strategies Sir Richard Jolly
UNICEF
2011
Policy Matters, Edition 1 (October 2011) Division of Policy and Practice
UNICEF
2011
Accountability and MDGs: Methodology for measuring government performance for global goals Sakiko Fukuda-Parr and Joshua Greenstein
UNICEF
2011
Children in Urban Poverty: Can They Get More than Small Change? UNICEF and Sheridan Bartlett
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
2011
Child poverty in the EU: The breadth of poverty and cumulative deprivation Keetie Roelen and Geranda Notten
IDS and University of Ottawa
2011
Child Poverty Insights: The Changing State of Global Poverty Laurence Chandy and Geoffrey Gertz
The Brookings Institution
2011
Scanning the Equity Horizon - Issue 3 Division of Policy and Practice
UNICEF
2011
Knowledge for Action: Emerging experiences in child-focused Social and Economic Policy Division of Policy and Practice UNICEF 2011
A Multidimensional Approach to Measuring Child Poverty Sharmila Kurukulasuriya and Solrun Engilbertsdottir
UNICEF
2011
A new look at an old problem: Why do so many poor children miss out on essential immunizations? Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
2011
Child Poverty, Policy and Evidence: Mainstreaming Children in International Development Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner
ODI and IDS
2011
Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics Sarah Cook
UNRISD
2011
Escalating Food Prices: The threat to poor households and policies to safeguard a Recovery for All Isabel Ortiz, Jingqing Chai and Matthew Cummins
UNICEF
2011
Escaping Poverty Traps – Children and Chronic Poverty Caroline Harper, Hanna Alder and Paola Pereznieto
ODI
2011
Social Protection for All - An Agenda for Pro-Child Growth and Child Rights Timo Voipio
OECD-Povnet
2011
A Case for Geographic Targeting of Basic Social Services to Mitigate Inequalities in Bangladesh UNICEF Bangladesh
UNICEF
2010
Scanning the Equity Horizon - Issue 2 Division of Policy and Practice
UNICEF
2010
A Case for Geographic Targeting of Social Services to Accelerate Poverty Reduction in Bangladesh UNICEF Bangladesh
UNICEF
2010
Can the MDGs Provide a Pathway to Social Justice? The Challenge of Intersecting Inequalities Naila Kabeer
SOAS, University of London
2010
Child Poverty and Disparities in Egypt Dr. Manal Metwaly and Dr. Erma Manoncourt
UNICEF
2010
Child Poverty and Disparities in Mexico UNICEF 2010
Child Poverty and Disparities in the Philippines Jenny D. Balboa and Dr. Josef T. Yap
UNICEF and PIDS
2010
Scanning the Equity Horizon - Issue 1 Division of Policy and Practice
UNICEF
2010
Child Poverty Insights: Measuring Policy Effectiveness through Impact Evaluation Hugh Waddington and Birte Snilstveit
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation
2010
Children and the PRSP in Senegal UNICEF and Oxford Policy Management 2010
Children in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and Budgets: Senegal Perspectives Ian MacAuslan and Abdou Salam Fall
UNICEF and Oxford Policy Management
2010
Child Poverty Insights: The Dynamics of Poverty Dr. Deepa Narayan
The World Bank
2010
Impacts of the Global Economic Crisis on Child Poverty in Cameroon Sami Bibi, John Cockburn, Christian Arnault Emini, Ismaël Fofana, Paul Ningaye and Luca Tiberti
Innocenti Research Centre
2010
The Impact of the International Financial Crisis on Child Poverty in South Africa UNICEF 2010
Just Give Money to the Poor - And Children Will Benefit Armando Barrientos
Brooks World Institute
2010
Mitigating Socio-economic Inequalities to Accelerate Poverty Reduction: Investing in Vulnerable Children UNICEF Bangladesh
UNICEF
2010
Pobreza infantil en América Latina y el Caribe UNICEF 2010
Policies for Reducing Income Inequality: Latin America During the Last Decade Giovanni Andrea Cornia and Bruno Martorano
University of Florence
2010
Rethinking Poverty: Report on the World Social Situation 2010 Jomo Kwame Sundaram,
UN DESA
2010
The Spirit Level: Why Greater Equality makes Societies Stronger Bill Kerry, Kate E. Pickett and Richard Wilkinson
The Equality Trust
2010
Understanding Urban Inequalities in Bangladesh: A prerequisite for achieving Vision 2021 UNICEF Bangladesh
UNICEF
2010
Child Poverty: A Role for Cash Transfers? Rebecca Holmes and Armando Barrientos
ODI
2009
Child Poverty and Disparities in Bangladesh Carel de Rooy
UNICEF
2009
Child Poverty and Disparities in Ghana Chucks J. Mba, Stephen O. Kwankye, Delali M. Badasu, Clement Ahiadeke and John Anarfi
UNICEF
2009
Child Poverty and Disparities in Kyrgyzstan Lyudmila Baum
UNICEF
2009
Child Poverty and Disparities in Senegal UNICEF 2009
Child Poverty Insights: Making the Case for Child Poverty Alberto Minujin
New School University
2009
Human Development in Crisis Pedro Conceicao, Namsuk Kim, Ronald Mendoza and Yanchun Zhang
UNICEF
2009
Children's Perspectives on Economic Adversity Gerry Redmond
Innocenti Research Centre
2008
Emerging Challenges for Children in Eastern Europe and Central Asia UNICEF
UNICEF
2008
Macedonia Child Poverty Study Yordanka Gancheva
UNICEF
2008
A Portrait of Child Poverty in Germany Miles Corak, Michael Fertig and Marcus Tamm
Innocenti Research Centre
2007
Child Labour, Education and Policy Options Jay Chaubey, Mima Perisic, Nadine Perrault, George Laryea-Adjei and Noreen Khan
UNICEF
2007
Child Poverty in Mozambique and Budgetary Allocations Jean Dupraz and Meritxell Relano
UNICEF
2007
Faire Reculer le Vih au Burkina Faso, au Cameroun, en Gambie et au Niger Dans le Contexte de la Lutte Contre la Pauvrete Barbara Bentein, Sidya Ould El Haj, Cheryl Faye, Eric Mercier, Dominique Tallet-Brasseur, Edele Thebaub and Yves Willemot
UNICEF
2007
Poverty and Children: A Perspective Gaspar Fajth and Katherine Holland
UNICEF
2007
Enfants Mendiants dans la Région de Dakar ILO, UNICEF and World Bank 2007
Summary of Childhood Poverty in Mozambique: A Situation and Trends Analysis Jean Dupraz and Meritxell Relano
UNICEF
2007
Child Consumption Poverty in South-Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States Leonardo Menchini and Gerry Redmond
UNICEF
2006
Children Living in Poverty: Overview of Definitions, Measurements and Policy Enrique Delamonica, Alberto Minujin, Alejandra Davidziuk and Edward D. Gonzalez
UNICEF
2006
HIPCS, Development Assistance and Children: Child Survival Imperatives in Aid Programmes Jay Chaubey, Neff Walker and Ali Alichi
UNICEF
2006
New Aid Architechure: A Good Fit for Children? Gaspar Fajth, Szilvia Altorjai and Philip Denkabe
UNICEF
2006
Poverty Begins at Home? Questioning Some (Mis)conceptions About Children, Poverty and Privation in Female-headed Households Sylvia Chant
UNICEF
2006
Reinvesting in Children’s Policies for the Very Young in South Eastern Europe and the CIS Kitty Stewart and Carmen Huerta
Innocenti Research Centre
2006
Are Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers Impacting Child Poverty? A Nicaraguan Case Study Aja Badame, Michela Calabrese, Verouschka Capellan, Blerta Cela and Tatiana Macio
UNICEF
2005
Child Poverty and Changes in Child Poverty in Rich Countries since 1990 Wen-Hao Chen and Miles Corak
Innocenti Research Centre
2005
Incidence, Depth and Severity of Children in Poverty Alberto Minujin and Enrique Delamonica
UNICEF
2005
State of the World's Children 2005: Childhood Under Threat UNICEF 2005
Child Poverty in English Speaking Countries John Micklewright
Innocenti Research Centre
2003
Measurement and Meaning: Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Methods for the Analysis of Poverty and Social Exclusion in Latin America Estanislao Gacitua-Mario and Quentin Wodon
UNICEF
2001
A League Table of Child Poverty in Rich Nations Innocenti Research Centre
Innocenti Research Centre
2000
Child Poverty Dynamics in Seven Nations Bruce Bradbury, Stephen P. Jenkins and John Micklewright
Innocenti Research Centre
2000
How Effective is the British Government's Attempt to Reduce Child Poverty? David Piachaud and Holly Sutherland
Innocenti Research Centre
2000
Child Poverty Across Industrialized Nations Bruce Bradbury and Markus Jantti
Innocenti Research Centre
1999
Child Poverty in Spain: What Can Be Said? Olga Canto Sanchez and Magda Mercader-Prats
Innocenti Research Centre
1998

 

Other resources

TITLE AUTHOR / ORGANIZATION DATE
Targeting the Poorest: An assessment of the proxy means test methodology Daniel Stein and Oliver Vanden Eynde (AusAID)
Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID)
2011
Report of the Independent Expert on the Question of Human Rights and Extreme Poverty Magdalena Sepúlveda Carmona
United Nations
2011
Action Aid Hunger Score Card Report 2010 ActionAid 2010
Can the MDGs Provide a Pathway to Social Justice? Naila Kabeer
IDS
2010
Combating Poverty and Inequality: Structural Change, Social Policy and Politics United Nations Research Institute for Social Development 2010
Human Rights and Extreme Poverty UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and Extreme Poverty
UN
2010
Poverty, Employment and Hunger UNDG Policy Network for MD/MDGs
UNDG
2010
Rethinking Poverty UNDESA 2010
Stemming Girls' Chronic Poverty Nicola Jones, Caroline Harper and Carol Watson
Chronic Poverty Research Centre
2010
Chronic Poverty Report 2008-2009: Escaping Poverty Traps Joanne Alston and Andrew Shepherd
Chronic Poverty Research Centre
2009
Cash Transfers: Lessons from Africa and Latin America Degol Hailu and Fabio Veras Soares
International Poverty Centre
2008
Child Development Index: Holding Governments to Account for Children's Wellbeing Sarah Hague
Save the Children UK
2008
Does Mixed Methods Research Matter to Understanding Childhood Wellbeing? Nicola Jones and Andy Sumner
Economic and Social Research Council
2007
The Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty Kate Bird
Overseas Development Institute
2007
Inter-country Comparisons of Poverty Based on a Capability Approach: An Empirical Exercise Sanjay Reddy, Sujata Visaria and Muhammad Asali
International Poverty Centre
2006
Mainstreaming Children into National Poverty Strategies Nicola Jones, Berhanu Gutema, Bekele Tefera and Tassew Woldehanna
Young Lives
2006
Poverty and Capitalism Barbara Harriss-White
Economic and Political Weekly
2006
The Role of Cash Transfers in Tackling Childhood Poverty Sophie Grooten
Maastricht Graduate School of Governance
2006
Childhood Poverty, Basic Services and Cumulative Disadvantage: An International Comparative Analysis Minna Lyytikainen, Nicola Jones, Sharon Huttly and Tanya Abramsky
Young Lives
2005
Human Rights and Capabilities Amartya Sen
Journal of Human Development
2005
Investing in Environmental Wealth for Poverty Reduction Poverty Environment Partnership
United Nations Development Programme
2005
Principles and Practicalities in Measuring Child Poverty for the Rich Countries Miles Corak
Innocenti Research Centre and Institute for the Study of Labour
2005
Sustaining the Environment to Fight Poverty and Achieve the MDGs Poverty-Environment Partnership Programme
United Nations Development Programme
2005
Combining Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Assessing Chronic Poverty: The Case of Rwanda Gerard Howe and Andy McKay
DfID
2004
State Failure in Developing Countries and Institutional Reform Strategies Mushtaq Khan
World Bank
2004
Can Social Protection Tackle Chronic Poverty? Armando Barrientos, David Hulme and Andrew Shepherd
Eurpopean Journal of Development Research
2003
Child Poverty in the Developing World David Gordon, Shailen Nandy, Christina Pantazis, Simon Pemberton and Peter Townsend
The Policy Press
2003
Economics and Violent Conflict Macartan Humphreys
Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Management
2003
Environmental Thematic Guidance Note Natasha Kanjee and Philip Dobie
United Nations Development Programme
2003
Human Security Now Sadako Ogata and Amartya Sen
Commission on Human Security
2003
Transnational Civil Society and Advocacy in World Politics Richard Price
World Politics
2003
Dimensions of Human Development Sabina Alkire
World Development
2002
Linking Poverty Reduction and Environmental Management Paul Steele, Simon Le-Grand, Philip Dobie, Peter Hazelwood and Jan Bojo
World Bank
2002
Capital Account Liberalisation and Poverty Alexander Cobham
Finance and Trade Policy Research Centre
2001
Measuring Pro-poor Growth Martin Ravallion and Shaohua Chen
World Bank
2001
Poverty and Social Protection: The DfID Approach A. de Haan and S. Conlin
Department of International Development
2001
A Decade of Human Development Amartya Sen
Journal of Human Development
2000
Crisis Prevention: Tackling Horizontal Inequalities Frances Stewart
Oxford Development Studies
2000
Democracy as a Universal Value Amartya Sen
Journal of Democracy
1999
Global Civil Society: Changing the World? Jan Aart Scholte
Economic and Social Research Council
1999
Financial Markets and Developments Joseph E. Stiglitz
Oxford Review of Economic Policy
1989

 

 

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