Social Safety Nets Core Course (2013)

1. Institute

World Bank – Social Protection and Labour

2. Programme

Social Safety Nets Core Course

3. 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.

6. Reference

World Bank Core Course on Safety Nets