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Cash Transfers Improve the Mental Health and Well-being of Youth: Evidence from the Kenyan Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
Approximately half of all mental health disorders begin by age 14, and three-quarters by age 24. Among adolescents, depression is one of the leading contributors ...

Crisis in Mortality, Health and Nutrition
After the collapse of the communist system in 1989, most Eastern European countries experienced a mortality and health crisis. However, this did not hit ...

Crisis in Mortality, Health and Nutrition (Russian version)
After the collapse of the communist system in 1989, most Eastern European countries experienced a mortality and health crisis. However, this did not hit ...

DEVELOPING A HOUSEHOLD SURVEY INSTRUMENT ON SOCIAL PROTECTION
Social protection is the set of public and private policies and programmes aimed at preventing, reducing and eliminating economic and social vulnerabilities ...

The Effect of Cash Transfers and Household Vulnerability on Food Insecurity in Zimbabwe
We study the impact of the Zimbabwe Harmonized Social Cash Transfer (HSCT) on household food security after 12 months of implementation. The programme ...

Income Inequality and Mobility in Hungary 1992-96
The first half of the 1990s brought major changes to Hungary. The positive sides of the transformation in the Hungarian economy and society were accompanied ...

Making the Investment Case for Social Protection: Methodological challenges with lessons learnt from a recent study in Cambodia
The focus in this paper is on non-contributory social transfers which are considered to be the main social protection instruments targeted specifically ...

Research with Disadvantaged, Vulnerable and/or Marginalized Adolescents
Disadvantaged, vulnerable and/or marginalized adolescents (DVMAs) are individuals aged 10–19, who are excluded from social, economic and/or educational ...