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Arab Society Demographic and Social trends Issue No. 14 cover Arab Society Demographic and Social trends Issue No. 14

E/ESCWA/SD/2019/5

Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, Issue No. 14 is the latest in a series of biennial compendia of the Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for...

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Social Protection in Rural Egypt cover Social Protection in Rural Egypt

E/ESCWA/CL2.GPID/2020/TP.1

Egypt has a history of an extensive but largely fragmented social protection system. At times, it has been biased towards urban areas as opposed to rural ones, where the majority of the poor...

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covid cover Socioeconomic Impact of COVID-19: Policy Briefs



 A decade marked for accelerated action and delivery towards sustainable development has been disrupted by a global health threat that has severely...

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Social Protection Reform in Arab Countries cover Social Protection Reform in Arab Countries

E/ESCWA/SDD/2019/1

Social protection systems, their design and their extent, are shaping social cohesion, social justice, the structure of the labour market, the prevention and alleviation of poverty, as well as...

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Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, No. 13 cover Arab Society: A Compendium of Demographic and Social Statistics, No. 13

E/ESCWA/SD/2017/5

Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics, Issue No. 13 is the latest in a series of biennial compendiums of the Statistics Division of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia...

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Macro-Fiscal Policy toward Economic Diversification and Employment Generation in Iraq Macro-Fiscal Policy toward Economic Diversification and Employment Generation in Iraq

E/ESCWA/EDID/2019/CP.1

The paper analyses macro-fiscal and structural challenges in Iraq and discusses fiscal policy options that can boost employment opportunities and foster economic diversification, in line with the...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Yemen

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.7

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Morocco

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.6

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Jordan cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Jordan

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.5

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Iraq

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.4

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros  cover Multidimensional Poverty in Comoros

E/ESCWA/EDID/2018/WP.3

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional poverty...

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Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Egypt cover Multidimensional Poverty Profile: Egypt

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/CP.1

The paper provides in-depth analysis of the prevalence, distribution (geographical and by gender, among other household socio-economic characteristics), and severity of multidimensional...

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Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report cover Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report

E/ESCWA/EDID/2017/2

The Arab Multidimensional Poverty Report, the first of its kind following the launch of the 2030 Agenda, is the result of three years of collaboration between the League of Arab States’...

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Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics: Issue No. 12 cover Arab Society: A Compendium of Social Statistics: Issue No. 12

E/ESCWA/SD/2015/4

Issued biennually, the Compendium of Social Statistics provides a general view of Arab societies and the changes they encounter over time. This issue features data on population, households,...

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Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030 Arab Development Outlook: Vision 2030

E/ESCWA/EDID/2015/3

The Arab region is in crisis and it is easy to succumb to pessimism about its future. This report, however, embraces a vision of hope: one that illustrates the...

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Economic Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Developing Economies: A focus on Arab Region cover Economic Growth, Employment, and Poverty in Developing Economies: A focus on Arab Region

E/ESCWA/OES/2015/WP.4

The study examines the nexus between economic growth processes, employment, poverty and inequality in the developing economies, and the Arab countries in particular, during the period 1990-2013....

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Multidimensional Poverty Index for Middle Income Countries: Findings for Jordan, Iraq and Morocco Cover Multidimensional Poverty Index for Middle Income Countries: Findings for Jordan, Iraq and Morocco

E/ESCWA/EDID/2015/WP.2



This paper portrays the situation of  Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) in three Arab middle income countries: Jordan, Iraq and Morocco. This study is based on the Alkire-Foster...

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The Arab Consolidated Report on Progress Achieved in the implementation of the BPFA: Beijing +20 cover (Araic) The Arab Consolidated Report on Progress Achieved in the implementation of the BPFA: Beijing +20

E/ESCWA/ECW/2015/Technical Paper.1

The report reviews progress achieved in the Arab region in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, twenty years after their adoption at the Fourth World Conference...

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Towards Better Measurement of Poverty and Inequality in Arab Countries: A Proposed Pan-Arab Multipurpose Survey cover Towards Better Measurement of Poverty and Inequality in Arab Countries: A Proposed Pan-Arab Multipurpose Survey

E/ESCWA/SD/2014/WP.1

This paper critically assesses the measurement methods of poverty and inequality indicators based on international and national methodologies as well as the data generation mechanisms across Arab...

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An Arab Perspective on the Post 2015 Agenda: National targets, regional priorities and global goals

E/ESCWA/EDGD/2014/WP.1

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