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Author:Mariana Naranjo Bonilla
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: "Over the past three decades, the Ecuadorian social protection system has been characterised by universal interventions in the education and health care sectors, along with the implementation of specific social welfare programmes targeted at the poorest populations, such as the Bono de Desarrollo Humano (Human Development Bonus—BDH) and a welfare pension for persons with disabilities. Although Ecuador has managed to expand its social infrastructure and the population’s health and education have improved, the redistributional effects of social policies have been limited, especially among rural and marginalised urban populations in the major cities of the country."(...)

keywords: Social Protection Systems, Latin America, the Caribbean, Ecuador
Date Publication: 11/06/2014 - 07:05
Type/Issue: One Pager / 266
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English