Social protection in Asia and the Pacific - why now and where do we stand?
Patrick Andersson (),
Riccardo Mesiano () and
Daniel Jeongdae Lee
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Patrick Andersson: Social Development Division, ESCAP
Riccardo Mesiano: Social Development Division, ESCAP
No PB52, MPDD Policy Briefs from United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP)
As developing economies in the Asia-Pacific region go through structural transformations, a robust system of social protection can address issues of vulnerability, poverty, inequality and employment, and contribute to strengthening domestic demand.
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