World Bank – Social Protection and Labour
Social Safety Nets Core Course
Social Safety Nets Core Course (2013)
4. Reading List
Session 1: Social Protection Concepts, Introduction to the Course
Session 2: What are Social Safety Nets, What Do They Achieve and at What Cost?
Session 3: Global Evolution in Social Safety Nets
Session 4: Interactive Session
Session 5: Equity Day: Reaching the bottom 40%. What do we need to do differently and why?
Session 6: Growth is Stil Good for the Poor
Session 7: More Relatively Poor People in a Less Absolutely Poor World
Session 8: Inequality, Opportunity, Mobility: How to Slide Down the Great Gatsby Curve
Session 9: Poverty and Vulnerability Concepts
Session 10: Poverty and vulnerability analysis: how to use poverty indicators?
Session 11: Costing social protiection: defining targets and scope for SSN programs
Session 12: Overview of Cash Transfers/ Conditional Cash Transfers
Session 13: Poverty ADEPT and is use of Safety Nets Design
Session 14: Nutrition Sensitive Social Protection
Session 15: Assessing Coverage with ADEPT
Session 16: Stages in the Safety Nets Process and the Backbone (MIS)
Session 17: Targeting and Eligibility Determination
Session 18: Payment Systems
Session 19: Assessing, targeting performance with ADEPT
Session 20: Governance, accountability and political economy issues in Safety Net design
Session 21: Assessing the Impact of Safety Nets: Methods and Application
Session 22: Gender Issues in Safety Nets Design
Session 23: Social Assistance vs. Social Pensions
Session 24: Tanzania: Buliding a Productive Social Safety Net
Session 25: WFP, Resilience and Safety Nets
Session 26: Public Works
Session 27: Innovations in Public Employment Programs
Session 28: Analysis of the Operation of “Oportunidades” at times of Disasters in Mexico
Session 29: Disability in Safety Net Design and Delivery
Session 30: Addressing the Youth Employment Challenge
Session 31: Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa
Session 32: Activation of Safety Nets Beneficiaries and Active Inclusion in Western Balkans
Session 33: Reducing Fraud, Error and Corruption in Social Protection Programs
5. General Readings
World Bank. 2012. South-South Learning Forum 2012: Building Resilience and Opportunity.
World Bank. 2010. South-South Learning Forum 2010: Making Public Works Work.
World Bank. 2009. Conditional Cash Transfers.
Bundy, Donald, et al. 2009. Rethinking school feeding social safety nets, child development, and the education sector.
World Bank. 2008. For Protection & Promotion: The Design & Implementation of Effective Safety Nets.