• Unleashing the Potential of Philanthropy in China
    May 27, 2016

    This report believes that China today has the unprecedented opportunity to tap into its expanding non-profit and philanthropic sector. Home to record numbers of billionaires who have started to give back, with more and more corporations investing in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and with an expanding middle class increasingly aware of environmental and social challenges, China has vast resources to mobilize in support of philanthropy.

  • Analysis for An Equitable and Sustainable Welfare System
    Dec 2, 2015

    This report focuses on several selected public service and social security programmes that are closely related to China’s current socio-economic development and are given priority in policy considerations. These include compulsory education, health care, old-age pension and social assistance.

  • 2013 IPF Background Report on Urbanization
    Nov 5, 2013

    This paper describes the scale and nature of urban poverty in low- and middle-income nations and summarizes the different approaches that have been tried to reduce it. It draws on the literature not only on poverty but also on deprivations associated with poverty – poor quality housing conditions, health risks and lack of access to basic services, rule of law and voice.