Briefs

Gassmann, Franziska & Eszter Timar, Jun 2018, The Importance of Social Protection for Children in the Balkans, This policy brief investigates the costs of child poverty in the Balkans, including deprivation in terms of education, health, and social mobility. It then lays out the potential of social protection, most notably in terms of building resilence and fostering development, 8, More information

Dietrich, Stephan & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, Rates of Return to Social Protection: Social Cash Transfers in Uganda, UNU Policy Brief, Number 2, 2018, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara & Franziska Gassmann, 2018, The Economic Impacts of Social Cash Transfers in Integrated and Remote Areas in Uganda, UNU Policy Brief, Number 1, 2018, More information

Gassmann, Franziska & S.W. Handayani, 2017, Closing the Gap: Potential Contribution of Social Assistance for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals, This brief discusses the fiscal requirements to meet the social protection-related targets of SDGs, particularly for social assistance programs in ADB’s 16 developing member countries in Asia, More information

Tirivayi, Nyasha, Omar Rodriguez, Qiang Ma & Thais Juvenal, Mar 2017, Social Protection for Forest Dependent Communities, This policy brief was developed as a collaboration between FAO and UNU-MERIT, More information

Tirivayi, Nyasha, Wondimagegn Tesfaye, Sonila Tomini, Cristy Mclennan, David Rinnert & Mira Gratier, Oct 2016, Emergency Cash-First Response to Drought-Affected Communities in the Southern Provinces of Zimbabwe – Impact Evaluation Findings , Brief is based on the evaluation report titled Humanitarian Assistance through Mobile Cash Transfers: Evaluation of the Emergency Cash-First Response to food security in drought-affected communities in Southern Zimbabwe through a mobile cash transfer project, More information

Bierbaum, Mira & Franziska Gassmann, 2016, Limits of Freedom? Experiences with the Participation Act, Policy Brief No 2, 2016, English version, More information

Kuss, Maria Klara & Paddy Llewellin, 2016, Social Cash Transfers as Economic Investments: Contextualising the Transmission Channels between Uganda’s Senior Citizens Grant and Economic Growth, UNU Policy Brief No. 1, More information