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Did the Health Card Program Ensure Access to Medical Care for the Poor during Indonesia's Economic Crisis?

Menno Pradhan, Fadia Saadah and Robert Sparrow.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economics of Health; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10538 words.

The Indonesian Social Safety Net health card program was implemented in response to the economic crisis that hit Indonesia in 1997, to preserve access to health ...

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Do High Food Prices Increase Food Insecurity in the United States?

Christian A. Gregory and Alisha Coleman-Jensen.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

December 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 11115 words.

While research establishing the link between high food prices and increased food insecurity in developing countries is robust, similar research about the United States has been lacking....

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Economic growth and welfare state: a case study of Sweden

Luis Buendía and Enrique Palazuelos.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook. 8224 words.

In this article we analyse the relation between the dynamics of economic growth and the welfare state using the Swedish experience as a case study. We defend three theses concerning the...

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How Can Safety Nets Contribute to Economic Growth?

Harold Alderman and Ruslan Yemtsov.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Economic Development; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Other Economic Systems. 8948 words.

The paper provides an up-to date and selective review of the literature on how social safety nets contribute to growth. The evidence is carefully chosen to show how safety nets have the...

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The Impact of Rural Pensions in China on Labor Migration

Karen Eggleston, Ang Sun and Zhaoguo Zhan.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development. 11495 words.

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We study the impact of China’s new rural pension program on promoting migration of labor by applying a regression discontinuity analysis to this new...

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Journalists and the Stock Market

Casey Dougal, Joseph Engelberg, Diego García and Christopher A. Parsons.

in The Review of Financial Studies

March 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 16884 words.

We use exogenous scheduling of Wall Street Journal columnists to identify a causal relation between financial reporting and stock market performance. To measure the media's unconditional...

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The local and regional impact of the UK’s welfare reforms

Christina Beatty and Steve Fothergill.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 7785 words.

The Coalition government that came to power in the UK in 2010 is implementing unprecedented welfare reforms. These have the effect of substantially reducing payments to a wide range of...

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Public Works as an Anti-Poverty Program: An Overview of Cross-Country Experience

K. Subbarao.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 1997; p ublished online May 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 0 words.

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Unemployment Insurance in the Presence of an Informal Sector

David Bardey, Fernando Jaramillo and Ximena Peña.

in The World Bank Economic Review

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 2642 words.

We study the effect of UI benefits in a typical developing country where the informal sector is sizeable and persistent. In a partial equilibrium environment, ruling out the macroeconomic...

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Water Nationalization and Service Quality

Fernando Borraz, Nicolás González Pampillón and Marcelo Olarreaga.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare Economics; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 9880 words.

The objective of this paper is to explore the impact of Uruguay's privatization and subsequent nationalization of water services on network access and water quality. The results suggest...

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