The Social Protection Indicator for Asia: Tracking Developments in Social Protection

Publication | December 2022
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This report assesses social protection measures in Asia, shows how they help tackle crises such COVID-19, and outlines the need for more inclusive, shock-responsive policies to cut poverty and spur equitable development.

Price
  • US$40.00 (paperback)

Centered around ADB’s Social Protection Indicator, it assesses data from 26 economies to show how measures are evolving to provide increased support and opportunities for the poor, women, and people with disabilities. Explaining why the pandemic made many more vulnerable, it shows how harnessing digital technology can help promote gender equality and increase the resilience of the region’s poor as new risks and stressors loom.

Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Overview and Methodology
  • Social Protection Results for Asia, 2018
  • Trends in the Social Protection Indicator, 2009-2018
  • Depth of Benefits and Breadth of Coverage of Social Protection
  • Poverty, Gender, and Disability Dimensions
  • Social Protection and COVID-19 in Asia
  • Social Protection Data and Statistics in Asia and the Pacific
  • Addressing Disability through Social Protection in Asia
  • Anticipating the Future of Social Protection in Asia
  • Appendixes

Additional Details

Type
Subjects
  • Social development and protection
  • Social protection
Pages
  • 184
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • SGP220562-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9269-927-7 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-928-4 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-929-1 (ebook)

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