• Jan 28, 2014

    This report revisits the theoretical concepts of inequalities including their measurements, analyzes their global trends, presents the policy makers’ perception of inequalities in 15 countries and identifies various policy options in combating this major development challenge of our time.

  • Aug 8, 2009

    This report presents fieldwork research and results of a nationwide survey of Latin American and Caribbean migrants on how the economic crisis is affecting their economic situation and their ability to send remittances. The study shows that difficulties are mounting for migrants who send money home to take care of their families, and it estimates that in 2009 flows to Latin America may drop by 11% over 2008 values. The study shows that difficulties are mounting for migrants who send money home to take care of their families, and it estimates that in 2009 flows to Latin America may drop by 11% over 2008 values.

  • Apr 21, 2009

    This paper is part of a series commissioned by the Inclusive Development Cluster of UNDP’s Poverty Group in the Bureau for Development Policy, with a view to identifying how to address various development challenges in the context of the current economic and financial crisis. To the extent employment has been shown to be central to recovery, the papers seek to explore how an employment focus can be addressed in synergy with the challenge in question.

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