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Disability and poverty in developing countries : a snapshot from the World Health Survey

MITRA, Sophie
POSARAC, Aleksandra
VICK, Brandon
April 2011

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This paper outlines the economic and poverty situation of working-age persons with disabilities and their households in 15 developing countries. Using data from the World Health Survey, the study presents estimates of disability prevalence, individual-level economic well-being, household-level economic well-being, and multidimensional poverty measure. Detailed appendices are provided to support the results of the study. This paper is useful for people interested in the social and economic conditions of people with disabilities in developing countries
Social Protection Discussion Paper No 1109

The labour market situation of people with disabilities in EU25

SHIMA, Isilda
ZOLYOMI, Eszter
ZAIDI, Asghar
February 2008

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This policy brief explores the participation of disabled people in the work force across 25 European states, and ways to shift the labour market for disabled people from one of passive compensation to one in which they are actively integrated. This resource would be useful for anyone with an interest in disability, employment and development

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