Policy papers and thought pieces produced by researchers and specialists that present concepts, ideas or recommendations relevant to the pursuit of social justice and the enhancement of social protection in the Arab region.
Reframing social protection as a right rather than an offering is the initial step towards implementing a “Common Welfare” in Lebanon, argues the author.
It is very difficult to deploy cash transfer programs without clientelist intrusion and yet, argue the authors, the new DAEM system deployed during the pandemic succeeded in enhancing transparency, traceabilitiy and oversight.
In this brief thought paper, the authors review the impact of the central bank’s subsidy scheme and foreign exchange platform.
This 11-page report considers the impact of income, work schedule, contracts, accidents and a lack of union representation and social protections on drivers who work for smart apps such as Uber.