Author:Claudia Robles, Vlado Mirosevic
Subject: Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: “In recent years, Brazil has developed a series of economic and social policies designed to overcome social exclusion, hunger, inequality and poverty. The non-contributory social protection programmes developed over the past two decades are some of the best known of these efforts. However, Brazil has also implemented substantial economic reforms, driving economic growth, creating new job opportunities and regulating the labour market—including raising the minimum wage. These actions, together with the expansion and improvement of both contributory and non-contributory benefits, have helped improve access to welfare for the population as a whole.”(…)

keywords: Social Protection Systems, Latin America, the Caribbean, Brazil
Date Publication: 02/06/2015 - 10:01
Type/Issue: One Pager / 273
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English