Financing Social Policy: Mobilizing Resources for Social Development

Hardcover | November 15, 2009

EditorKatja Hujo, Shea McClanahan

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Moving beyond the 'post-Washington consensus', this book shifts the focus of development policy debates away from expenditures and austerity and towards revenues and resources. The book explores the potential and the developmental impact of different categories of resources for financing social policy in a development context.

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Moving beyond the 'post-Washington consensus', this book shifts the focus of development policy debates away from expenditures and austerity and towards revenues and resources. The book explores the potential and the developmental impact of different categories of resources for financing social policy in a development context.

KATJA HUJO is Research Coordinator in the Social Policy and Development Programme at the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD), Geneva, Switzerland. At UNRISD she manages research projects on Financing Social Policy and Social Policy and Migration in Developing Countries. She has published on such diverse i...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.57 × 6.32 × 1.08 inPublished:November 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230576648

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Table of Contents

Foreword--T.Mkandawire
Preface and Acknowledgements--K.HujoS.McClanahan
List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
Notes on the Contributors
Introduction and Overview--K.HujoS.McClanahan
PART I: GLOBAL DIMENSION: PARADIGMS AND RESOURCES
Social Exclusion Policies and Labour Markets in Latin America--R.Lo Vuolo
Financing for Development: International Redistribution--I.Ortiz
PART II: TAXATION AND AID
How Can Financing of Social Services be Pro-Poor?--E.DelamonicaS.Mehrotra
Financing Developmental Social Policies in Low-Income Countries: Conditions and Constraints--A.Sindzingre
Aid and the Financing of Public Social Sector Spending--O.Morrissey
PART III: MINERAL RENTS
Natural Resource Wealth, Development and Social Policy: Evidence and Issues--A.Rosser
Mineral Rents and Social Policy: The Case of the Norwegian Government Oil Fund--E.Holmy
PART IV: SOCIAL INSURANCE AND PENSION FUNDS
Social Insurance (Pensions and Health), Labour Markets and Coverage in Latin America--C.Mesa-Lago
Pensions and Pension Funds in the Making of a Nation-State and a National Economy: The Case of Finland--O.Kangas
Provident and Pension Funds and Economic Development in Selected Asian Countries--M.G.Asher
PART V: REMITTANCES
Remittances and Social Development--H.de Haas
Remittances and Social Development: The Latin American Experience--M.Orozco
Conclusions--K.HujoS.McClanahan