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CC-MODA - Cross Country Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis: Analysing Child Poverty and Deprivation in sub-Saharan Africa


This paper brings together the results of multidimensional deprivation analyses for thirty countries in sub-Saharan Africa. As these thirty countries represent 78% of the total population in the region, the paper also tries to shed light on the incidence and depth of child poverty across sub-Saharan Africa as a whole.



Household Welfare Measurement in Bangladesh: A tale of two short consumption modules


The aim of the paper is to understand how short consumption modules fare relative to a longer and more detailed consumption module in terms of the accuracy of the resulting estimates. The objective is particularly challenging as the use of non-equivalent samples makes it difficult to assess the accuracy and reliability of the estimates obtained.



Child Poverty and Deprivation in Mali: The first national estimates


This study provides the first ever estimates of national child deprivation rates in Mali using the Multiple Overlapping Deprivations Approach (MODA) pioneered by UNICEF. Deprivations are defined according to the age of the child. Among the findings it is noted that an increase of USD 1 per person per day would reduce the probability of being deprived by 25 percentage points in rural areas.



Understanding Child Deprivation in the European Union: The Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (EU-Moda) Approach


This paper investigates child deprivation and its relationship to monetary child poverty in the European Union (EU) using the Multiple Overlapping Deprivation Analysis (MODA) methodology. MODA provides both a conceptual framework and a methodology to estimate the rates of monetary child poverty and multidimensional child deprivation, as well as the overlaps between these measures.



Significant Changes to Family-related Benefits in Rich Countries during the Great Recession


Mounting pressure from the financial markets prompted most industrialized countries to engage in fiscal consolidation since 2010-2011, with social transfers among the most popular targets. Family benefits have been particularly hard hit between 2008 and 2012. Their real value declined for lone parent households (with two school-age children) earning 20% of the average wage in 20 out of 37 countries.



Best of UNICEF Research 2014


In order to showcase the best UNICEF research from around the world, the Office of Research-Innocenti undertakes an annual selection process carried out across the organization: in country and regional offices, at headquarters divisions and National Committees. Following a rigorous review and selection process, a very strong group of twelve studies were short-listed from the submissions.



Les enfants de la récession : Impact de la crise économique sur le bien-être des enfants dans les pays riches


Le présent rapport propose des points de vue divers et détaillés sur la manière dont la récession a touché les enfants dans les pays développés. Des données officielles ont permis d’évaluer l’impact sur les enfants dans les pays de l’Union européenne (UE) et/ou de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE). Dans chaque pays, la gravité de la récession, les conditions économiques antérieures, la solidité des dispositifs de protection sociale, et surtout les mesures prises par le gouvernement ont déterminé l’ampleur et la nature des effets de la crise sur les enfants.



Los niños de la recesión: El impacto de la crisis económica en el bienestar infantil en los países ricos


Este informe expone una serie de perspectivas pormenorizadas sobre el modo en que la recesión ha afectado a los niños del mundo desarrollado. Se han empleado datos oficiales para clasificar el impacto sobre los niños de los países de la Unión Europea (UE) y la Organización de Cooperación y Desarrollo Económicos (OCDE). El alcance y la naturaleza de las repercusiones de la crisis en la vida de los niños varían en cada país en función de la intensidad de la recesión, la situación económica anterior, la solidez de la red de protección social y, lo que es más importante, las respuestas políticas.



Figli della recessione: L'impatto della crisi economica sul benessere dei bambini nei paesi ricchi


Questo report fornisce prospettive diverse e articolate sugli effetti della recessione sui bambini nel mondo industrializzato. Per valutarne l'impatto sui bambini dei paesi dell'Unione Europea (UE) e/o dell'Organizzazione per la cooperazione e lo sviluppo economico (OCSE) sono stati utilizzati dati ufficiali. In ciascun paese, la portata e la natura dell'impatto della crisi sui bambini sono state influenzate dalla profondità della recessione, dalle condizioni economiche pre-esistenti, dalla solidità della rete di previdenza sociale e, cosa ancor più importante, dalle risposte politiche.



Exploring the Late Impact of the Financial Crisis using Gallup World Poll Data


This paper explores the late impact of the Great Recession by using Gallup World Poll data. This data may be exploited to obtain an indication of what the trends have been up to 2013 for a number of well-being-related indicators in different dimensions. An additional advantage with the World Poll is the more complete country coverage which goes beyond that provided by EU-only databases.



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