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Leading research, analysis and informed policy debate on poverty, inequality and the role of social policy.

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  1. Levelling the playing field: OECD responses to China’s overseas finance


  2. Extending social protection to migrant workers in Gulf countries: state of play and next steps for reform


  3. Proposals for a safety net in Afghanistan: Developing humanitarian transfers for resilience

    Briefing/policy paper

  4. Migration can be a source of prosperity all countries, but only when it benefits migrants themselves

    Expert comment

  5. Promoting gender equality: linking social protection and humanitarian assistance for displaced populations

    Expert comment

  6. Bringing data into public finance decision-making processes in the education sector


  7. Pathways towards digitalisation in social protection and public employment services


  8. Increasing digital financial inclusion in the Asia-Pacific region: key factors for cash recipient inclusion

    Briefing/policy paper

  9. Cash transfers and digital financial inclusion: Regional evidence from Asia Pacific with a focus on Bangladesh, Cambodia, and Nepal

    Research report

  10. Strengthening inclusive social protection systems for displaced children and their families

    Research report

  11. A new framework for measuring and fighting poverty

    Expert comment

  12. Think Change episode 17: what does poverty really mean today?


  13. Linking social protection and humanitarian assistance: Guidance to assess the factors and actors that determine an optimal approach in a displacement setting. A toolkit


  14. Re-shaping the migration story: centring the hopes, decisions and experiences of those on the move


  15. Linking humanitarian assistance and social protection in response to forced displacement: an analytical framework

    Working paper

  16. Linking social protection and humanitarian assistance: A toolkit to support basic needs and wellbeing in displacement settings


  17. What can existing microdata tell us about transfer receipt among host and displaced populations?

    Working paper

  18. Inclusive, Sustainable Economic Transformation


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