Author:Valentina Barca
Social Protection and CCTs
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Abstract: "Social protection is intrinsically intended to be shock-responsive in that it should support people in the event of a shock or help to mitigate their susceptibility to shocks. We consider that the concept of a 'shock-responsive social protection system'—one that can respond flexibly in the event of an emergency—refers implicitly to covariate shocks, those that affect large numbers of people and/or communities at once, rather than the idiosyncratic shocks such as the death of a breadwinner that may affect individual households or household members". (…)

keywords: Conceptualising, shock-responsive, social protection
Date Publication: 02/10/2017 - 08:07
Type/Issue: One Pager / 344
ISSN: 2318-9118
Language: English