Is going digital the solution? Evidence from social protection
Author: Krista Alvarenga ,Beatriz Burattini ,Gabriela Perin
Thematic Area: Technological Innovation ,Poverty Reduction Policies ,Social Protection
Abstract:This special 50th issue of Policy in Focus provides examples of countries that have digitalised their social protection systems to varying degrees. Its 12 articles provide a glimpse on different building blocks of digital architecture, such as national unique ID systems, tools for registration and payments, the automatisation of eligibility decision-making processes, the existence of digital infrastructure, databases and software, and other aspects.
Keywords:social protection; digitalisation; data security
Type/Issue:Policy In Focus/50