"This publication is based on presentations made at two Expert Group Meetings on "Poverty Eradication" and "The Challenge of Building Employment for a Sustainable Recovery" which were organized by the Division for Social Policy and Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations (UN/DESA) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland in June 2011."
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Introduction / Donald Lee, Marta Roig and Amson Sibanda Poverty matters / Jomo Kwame Sundaram Education and the roles of the State and the market in poverty eradication / Minquan Liu Governance, development and poverty eradication / Goran Hyden Agriculture, rural livelihoods and poverty eradication: some policy lessons from the food price crises / Bettina Prato Sustaining effective anti-poverty programmes beyond transformation: challenges and way forward / Julian May Employment matters / Jomo Kwame Sundaram Macroeconomic policy after the global recession of 2008-2009: a development perspective / Iyanatul Islam The distributional effects of fiscal austerity / Laurence Ball, Davide Furceri, Daniel Leigh and Prakash Loungani Achieving full, productive and freely chosen employment for young people / Steven Miller Financing social and labour market policies in times of crisis and beyond / Katja Hujo Crisis-driven labour market programmes: the experience of Latin America and the Caribbean / Jacqueline Mazza and Danilo Fernandes Lima da Silva Employment challenges in the Middle East and North Africa / Azita Berar.