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IRC contributes cutting-edge research to influence policy-making in favour of the world's poorest and most marginalized children and their famililes; informs policy formulation within UNICEF, strengthens the role of UNICEF as an advocate for children's rights; and supports programme development and capacity-building.

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This paper compares people’s attitudes to inequality at the end of the 1990s – the qualities they perceive are needed to get ahead, the role of government and rewards for employment – in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Western countries. Data (from the 1999 International Social Survey Programme) suggest that overall, people in CEE express substantially more ‘egalitarian’ attitudes than those in the West, even after 10 years of economic adjustment to the market economy.

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Gerry Redmond; Sylke Schnepf; Marc Suhrcke
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The UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre aims to: - Focus on areas that are relatively new to UNICEF and that may be important for its work in the future; - Focus on statistics and areas that may be sensitive or even controversial; - Fill knowledge gaps in existing areas of UNICEF’s work.

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Accompanying the dramatic decline in Indonesia’s economic fortunes in the late 1990s was an appropriate concern for the social impact of the crisis - its effect on poverty, health, fertility, child labour and school enrolment rates. This paper uses regression and matching techniques to examine the role played by the scholarship programme in producing this result.

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Lisa A. Cameron
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The UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, in Florence, Italy, was established in 1988 to strengthen the research capability of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and to support its advocacy for children worldwide. This Annual Review provides a brief outline of the Centre's ongoing work.

Adozione internazionale

Innocenti Digest

1999     11 Nov 1999
Il Digest sulla adozione transnazionale presenta in maniera imparziale le problematiche relative alla adozione di bambini provenienti da un altro paese e da una diversa cultura. Il rapporto illustra le misure atte a garantire il rispetto dell'interesse superiore del minore nel corso del processo di adozione.

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Après la chute

Innocenti Publications

1999     5 Jun 1999
Après la chute, écrit pour le dixième anniversaire de la chute du mur de Berlin, revient sur les effets de dix ans de transition, souhaite attirer davantage l'attention sur l'aspect humain de la transition, et plaide pour un ré-engagement en faveur de ses objectifs initiaux, à savoir une meilleure qualité de vie pour chaque citoyen dans une société humaine et démocratique.

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Adopción Internacional

Innocenti Digest

1999     25 Mar 1999
Este Digest examina la adopción internacional como una de las soluciones posibles para aquellos niños que no pueden vivir con sus familias.

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In some countries family status has little or no impact on the amount of tax that an individual pays. In others the income tax system plays a major role in the redistribution of income among families of different types. This paper examines the treatment of the family in European tax systems.

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Cathal O’Donoghue; Holly Sutherland
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