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Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Jamaica


  • Lavigne, Milena
  • Vargas, Luis Hernán


This report is part of a series of national case studies aimed at disseminating knowledge on the current status of social protection systems in Latin American and Caribbean countries, and at discussing their main challenges in terms of realizing of the economic and social rights of the population and achieving key development goals, such as combating poverty and hunger.

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  • Lavigne, Milena & Vargas, Luis Hernán, 2013. "Social protection systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Jamaica," Documentos de Proyectos 533, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
  • Handle: RePEc:ecr:col022:4068
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    1. Dan Levy & Jim Ohls, 2010. "Evaluation of Jamaica's PATH conditional cash transfer programme," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 2(4), pages 421-441.
    2. Levy, Dan & Ohls, Jim, 2010. "Evaluation of Jamaica's PATH Conditional Cash Transfer Programme," Scholarly Articles 4908084, Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
    3. Namsuk Kim & Marta Serra-Garcia, 2010. "Economic Crises, Health and Education in Jamaica," Estudios Económicos, El Colegio de México, Centro de Estudios Económicos, vol. 25(1), pages 105-134.
    4. Cecchini, Simone & Martínez, Rodrigo, 2012. "Inclusive Social Protection in Latin America: a comprehensive, rights-based approach," Libros de la CEPAL, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL), number 111 edited by Eclac.
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    1. Milena Lavigne & Luis Hernán Vargas, 2015. "Social Protection Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Jamaica," One Pager 291, International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth.


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