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Multidimensional Child Deprivation in Syria 2001-2009

The report aims to measure and analyze the multidimensional child deprivation index in Syria that includes health, education, and standard of living dimensions, between 2001 and 2009. The analysis aims to diagnose the dynamics of child deprivation and to identify main challenges that face enhancement of children capabilities, potentials, well-being, ...

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Multidimensional Poverty in Syria 2001-2009

The report uses a new methodology to measure Multidimensional Poverty Index, which assesses the deprivation of Syrian people in terms of standard of living, health, and education dimensions using ten main indicators. The methodology has many advantages like using micro data at the household level, as a unit of analysis, ...

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Squandering Humanity: Socioeconomic Monitoring Report on Syria

Syria is facing one of the most severe development and humanitarian disasters in recent history. This has included not only the destruction of its economic, human, cultural and social capital but also the disputation of its national identity. This disaster is being fuelled and managed by formal and informal institutions ...

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War on Development: socioeconomic monitoring report of Syria, second quarterly report (April – June 2013)

After 27 months, the calamitous armed-conflict in Syria continues unabated, while increasingly drawing regional and international players into its military maw. The peaceful demonstrations that erupted in southern Syria in early 2011 calling for civil liberties and for political, social and economic change were quickly thwarted by government forces. For ...

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On the Wrong Direction…The American Strike and the Scenarios of Syrian Crisis

The attached study by the Syrian Center for Policy Research provides an analytical impact assessment of the potential American strike on the scenarios of the crisis in Syria. The study complements continuous research efforts within the framework of “Exploring Alternative Solutions for the Syrian Crisis”, a project launched and implemented ...

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The Syrian Catastrophe: Socioeconomic Monitoring Report, First Quarterly Report (January – March 2013)

This report is the first of five quarterly reports produced in cooperation between UNRWA and Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR). These aim to provide an on-going assessment of the socioeconomic landscape in Syria during the current crisis by using available official updates and utilizing econometric models to estimate other ...

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“Socioeconomic Roots and Impact of the Syrian Crisis” (2013)

This report aims to estimate the socioeconomic impact of the current crisis in Syria. In this regard, diagnosis of developmental roots of the crisis was conducted to develop an understanding of deficiencies that led to the current situation. Then, socioeconomic impact of the crisis has been analyzed and estimated during ...

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“Role of economic Factors in Political Movement: The Syrian Case” (2012)

The political movement, sparked off in Syria in March 2011 with the main demand being political freedoms, is an indication that the society has reached unacceptable stages of institutional, economic and social development. This paper highlights the economic factors affecting such movement from a comprehensive development perspective. Authors Rabie Nasser ...

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