Isabel Ortiz

United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)

Director Social Protection Department

ILO HQ, Route des Morillons 4

Geneva, 1211

Switzerland

http://www.ilo.org/

Initiative for Policy Dialogue

Director Global Social Justice Program

Columbia University

New York, NY

United States

http://policydialogue.org/programs/taskforces/global_social_justice/

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Scholarly Papers (35)

1.

Global Inequality: Beyond the Bottom Billion – A Rapid Review of Income Distribution in 141 Countries

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 09 Apr 2011
Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF
Downloads 1,545 (10,740)
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income inequality, income distribution, quintiles, equity, crisis recovery, development policy

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Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives

Number of pages: 299 Posted: 17 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2012
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Downloads 1,174 (16,555)

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poverty, inequality

3.

World Protests 2006-2013

Initiative for Policy Dialogue and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Working Paper No. 2013
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 03 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 16 May 2015
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, University Hassan II of Casablanca and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
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protests, riots, social movements, campaigns, demonstrations, austerity, crisis, democracy, inequality, social justice

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New Developments in South-South Cooperation: China ODA, Alternative Regionalisms, Banco Del Sur

International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs), 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2008
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 650 (38,415)

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financing for development, regional integration

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The Age of Austerity: A Review of Public Expenditures and Adjustment Measures in 181 Countries

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 May 2013
Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF
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public expenditures, fiscal consolidation, fiscal contraction, austerity measures, crisis recovery, social impacts, wage bill, subsidies, pension reforms, labor flexibilization, rationalization social protection

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Fiscal Stimulus Plans: The Need for a Global New Deal

International Development Economics Associates, IDEAs, March 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2009
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 296 (99,871)
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crisis, fiscal stimulus plans, recovery packages, poverty reduction

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Social Protection in Asia and the Pacific

Asian Development Bank, 2001
Number of pages: 708 Posted: 11 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2011
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 286 (103,682)
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social protection, labour market policies

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Austerity Measures Threaten Children and Poor Households: Recent Evidence in Public Expenditures from 128 Developing Countries

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2013
Isabel Ortiz, Jingqing Chai and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF and UNICEF
Downloads 284 (104,446)
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fiscal consolidation, fiscal contraction, austerity measures, public expenditures, social spending, crisis recovery, poverty, wage bill, food and energy subsidies, pension reform, social protection

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When the Global Crisis and Youth Bulge Collide: Double the Jobs Trouble for Youth

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2012
Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF
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youth employment, youth bulge, jobs, crisis recovery, development policy, crisis impacts

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Regional Social Policy

UN DESA Working Paper No. 37
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Jul 2007
Bob Deacon, Isabel Ortiz and Sergei Zelenev
University of Sheffield, United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA)
Downloads 264 (112,860)
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Regional social policy, globalization, international public goods, financing for development

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Social Policy

UN DESA Policy Notes, 2007
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2011
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 251 (118,956)
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social policy, equity, employment, welfare, development planning

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Escalating Food Prices: The Threat to Poor Households and Policies to Safeguard a Recovery for All

UNICEF Working Paper
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Isabel Ortiz, Jingqing Chai and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF and UNICEF
Downloads 240 (124,454)
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food price, commodity price, food inflation, food crisis, supply shock, exchange rate, export ban, commodity futures, hunger, malnutrition, poverty, inequality, import bills, subsidies, tariffs, food market regulation, crisis recovery, fiscal consolidation

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Handbook for Poverty and Social Analysis

HANDBOOK FOR POVERTY AND SOCIAL ANALSYS, Manila: Asian Development Bank, 2001
Number of pages: 179 Posted: 11 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2012
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 203 (146,366)
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poverty, social, gender, labor markets, indigenous peoples

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Poverty Reduction

Initiative for Policy Dialogue, 2007
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Jun 2007
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 198 (149,730)
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poverty reduction

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Fiscal Space for Social Protection and the SDGs: Options to Expand Social Investments in 187 Countries

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF and Independent
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social protection, fiscal space, resource mobilization, public expenditures, tax, social security contributions, foreign reserves, development assistance, illicit financial flows, government debt, expansionary fiscal and monetary policy, development policy, social spending, social investments, equit

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Bank of the South: Progress and Challenges

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 05 Mar 2009
Isabel Ortiz and Oscar Ugarteche
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) - Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas
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Regional integration, financing for development, multilateral banks

17.

Development Aid

Initiative for Policy Dialogue, 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2007
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 106 (249,214)
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Development aid

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Universal Basic Income Proposals in Light of ILO Standards: Key Issues and Global Costing

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Jul 2018
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), International Labour Organization, International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Labour Organization (ILO)
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universal basic income, social protection, social security systems, social protection floors, public expenditures

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Putting Financing for Development in Perspective: The South Finances the North

International Development Economics Associates (IDEAs), 2007
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 25 Nov 2007
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
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financing for development, global financial flows

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A Recovery for All: Rethinking Socio-Economic Policies for Children and Poor Households

Number of pages: 349 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2012
Isabel Ortiz and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and UNICEF
Downloads 93 (271,947)
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economic crisis, social impacts, austerity measures, food security, unemployment, social protection, recovery policies

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The Decade of Adjustment: A Review of Austerity Trends 2010-2020 in 187 Countries

ESS Working Paper No. 53
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Nov 2015
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF, International Labour Office and Independent
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public expenditure, fiscal consolidation, austerity, adjustment measures, impacts, wage bill, subsidies, pension reforms, labour flexibilization, rationalization of social protection, consumption taxes, privatization, crisis recovery

22.

Prioritizing Expenditures for a Recovery for All: A Rapid Review of Public Expenditures in 126 Developing Countries

UNICEF Social and Economic Working Paper
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF, UNICEF and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Fiscal Consolidation, Public Expenditures, Social Spending, Crisis Recovery, Poverty, Wage Bill, Food Subsidies, Social Protection

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Social Protection: Accelerating the MDGs with Equity

UNICEF Social and Economic Policy Working Brief, August 2010
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Identifying Fiscal Space: Options for Social and Economic Development for Children and Poor Households in 184 Countries

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2012
Isabel Ortiz, Jingqing Chai and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF and UNICEF
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fiscal space, fiscal consolidation, public expenditures, social spending, crisis recovery, development policy, equity, tax revenues, foreign reserves, official development assistance, government borrowing, debt, expansionary fiscal, monetary policy

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Social Protection Floors Volume 1: Universal Schemes

Social Protection Floors. Volume 1: Universal Schemes, Isabel Ortiz, Valérie Schmitt, Loveleen De (Eds.), ISBN: 978-1-365-57884-7
Number of pages: 186 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Isabel Ortiz, Valérie Schmitt and Loveleen De
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 59 (351,702)

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social protection, old age and disability pensions, child and maternity benefits

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Social Protection Floors Volume 2: Innovations to Extend Coverage

Social Protection Floors. Volume 2: Innovations to extend coverage, Isabel Ortiz, Valérie Schmitt, Loveleen De (Eds.), ISBN: 978-1-365-58584-5
Number of pages: 152 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Isabel Ortiz, Valérie Schmitt and Loveleen De
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
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social protection, welfare coverage, formalization, migrants, employment schemes, child benefits

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Social Protection Floors Volume 3: Governance and Financing

Social Protection Floors. Volume 3: Governance and Financing, Isabel Ortiz, Valérie Schmitt, Loveleen De (Eds.), ISBN: 978-1-365-58589-0
Number of pages: 202 Posted: 12 Jan 2017
Isabel Ortiz, Valérie Schmitt and Loveleen De
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
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social protection, welfare coverage, registration, financing, governance

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Forced Labour and Servitude of Guarani Men and Women United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2013
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 35 (434,933)

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Forced Labour, Human Rights, Indigenous Populations

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Defining an Agenda for Poverty Reduction

Asian Development Bank
Number of pages: 264 Posted: 11 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Isabel Ortiz
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
Downloads 34 (439,060)
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poverty reduction, labour, social development

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A Recovery with a Human Face? Summary of a UN E-Discussion

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Isabel Ortiz and Louise Moreira Daniels
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nations - Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Downloads 29 (461,458)

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crisis impacts, socio-economic recovery

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Reversing Pension Privatization: Rebuilding Public Pension Systems in Eastern European and Latin American Countries (2000-18)

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2018
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and International Labour Organization
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pension privatization, pension reform, social security policy, social insurance

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Youth and Social Cohesion (Juventud y Cohesion Social)

Revista Iberoamericana de Juventud, 2007
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jan 2011
Isabel Ortiz and José Antonio Ocampo
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO) and Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Downloads 20 (509,761)

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youth, public policies

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Protecting Salaries of Frontline Teachers and Health Workers

UNICEF Policy and Practice Working Paper
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Isabel Ortiz, Jingqing Chai and Xavier R. Sire
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 18 (521,197)
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Recovery for All: A Call for Collaborative Action

UNICEF Social & Economic Policy Concept Note, July 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 23 Jan 2011
Isabel Ortiz, Jingqing Chai and Matthew Cummins
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), UNICEF and UNICEF
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Universal Social Protection Floors: Costing Estimates and Affordability in 57 Lower Income Countries

ILO Extension of Social Security ─ Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 May 2018
United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Labour Organization (ILO), International Labour Organization and International Labour Organization (ILO)
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social protection, social security systems, social protection floors, child allowances, orphan benefits, maternity benefits, disability benefits, social pensions, public expenditures, developing countries, universal policies, SDGs