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  • Isabel Ortiz

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This United Nations Policy Note on Social Policy provides practical guidance on how to operationalize alternative equitable and employment-generating social policies in National Development Strategies. This Policy Note has been developed in cooperation with UN agencies, and has been officially reviewed by distinguished academics/ development specialists such as Jose Antonio Ocampo, Jomo K.S. and Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz.

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Paper provided by United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs in its series Policy Notes with number 6.

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Length: 69 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2007
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Handle: RePEc:une:pnotes:6

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Keywords: social policy; employment; welfare; development planning;

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  4. Wouter GINNEKEN, 2003. "Extending social security: Policies for developing countries," International Labour Review, International Labour Organization, vol. 142(3), pages 277-294, 09.
  5. Bob Deacon & Isabel Ortiz & Sergei Zelenev, 2007. "Regional Social Policy," Working Papers 37, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs.
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  1. Isabel Ortiz & Matthew Cummins, 2011. "Global Inequality: Beyond the Bottom Billion – A Rapid Review of Income Distribution in 141 Countries," Working papers 1105, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy.
  2. Isabel Ortiz & Jingqing Chai & Matthew Cummins, 2011. "Identifying Fiscal Space:Options for Social and Economic Development for Children and Poor Households in 184 Countries," Working papers 1108, UNICEF,Division of Policy and Strategy.

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