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Quality basic service indicators: A Twitter approach

This note proposes a methodology to construct Twitter based basic service quality indices. The methodology allows identifying failures in various basic services (electric power, residential water,…  



UNDP Strategic Plan 2022-2025

The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 describes how UNDP intends to work together with our partners to deliver what’s required of us in these extraordinary times. This bold, ambitious Plan is structured around…  


Social Protection Response to COVID-19 in Brazil

This paper describes the Brazilian social protection network and its response to COVID-19 in terms of coverage, fiscal sustainability and its impact on poverty. It also raises a discussion about the…  


UNDP Gender Equality Strategy: 2020 Annual Report

This annual report highlights UNDP's progress on its Gender Equality Strategy 2018-2021 and key achievements made in closing gender gaps in 2020. The report explores emerging trends and challenges…  


Purpose-driven companies and the regulation of the Fourth Sector in Latin America

This document aims to contribute to the systematization of knowledge about purpose-driven companies worldwide and to the consolidation of a legal framework to boost their positive impact in…  


Regional Human Development Report 2021 | Trapped: High Inequality and Low Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of great contrasts, where wealth and prosperity coexist with vulnerability and extreme poverty. The list of contrasts is long and familiar. The region is…  


Regional Human Development Report 2021

Latin America and the Caribbean is a region of great contrasts, where wealth and prosperity coexist with vulnerability and extreme poverty. The list of contrasts is long and familiar. The region is…  


Time for a New Course: An Essay on Social Protection and Growth in Latin America

We develop a framework to analyze the effects of social protection policies on two dimensions: their efficacy to protect households against risks, reduce poverty and mitigate inequality; and their…  


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