Poverty Written Report: Policy brief
Task: Write a policy brief for key policymakers in “your” country (Country of your choice)
Word count: 3000 words
Refer to the attached document (PDF) regarding this written report. Please closely follow the instructions, in particular the rubric criteria.
Brief info on content studied in class:
– Human Development Index (HDI)
Measurement of Poverty:
– HeadCount Ratio (HCR)
– Poverty Gap index (PGI) & squared PGI
– Forster – Greer – Thorbecke (FGT)
How to get rid of poverty? What method works best?
– Poverty trap
– Transfer (cash transfer/ In-kind transfer/ Conditional transfer & Unconditional transfer)
– Insurance (self-insurance/ Mutual-insurance/ Index insurance [formal] )