The Law’s Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Litigating Social and Economic Rights

Optimism about the use of laws, constitutions, and rights to achieve social change has never been higher among practitioners. But the academic literature is skeptical that courts can direct resources toward the poor. This paper develops a nuanced account in which not all courts are the same. Countries and policy areas characterized by judicial . . . → Read More: The Law’s Majestic Equality? The Distributive Impact of Litigating Social and Economic Rights

IFAD Rural Poverty Report 2011

IFAD’s Rural Poverty Report 2011 – New realities, new challenges: new opportunities for tomorrow’s generation, is an in-depth study of rural poverty. The findings in the report come from a collaboration among dozens of experts in the field of poverty reduction – both inside and outside IFAD. They also come from the poor rural . . . → Read More: IFAD Rural Poverty Report 2011

Measuring development: Multidimensional Poverty and its Discontents

Presentation by Sabina Alkire, Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative from the 8th AFD/EUDC Conference: Measure for measure. Paris, December 1st, 2010

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