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Developing Health Centers and Hospitals Indices for Syria

This report uses the Health Resources and services Availability Mapping System (HeRAMS) database to develop two composite indices – one for health centers and one for hospitals – in order to analyse and assess the health facilities’ performance across time and to evaluate the disparities among regions in the Syria ...

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Confronting Fragmentation

Fragmentation, as the process of drastic shattering in the social, economic, political, and cultural structures within the society, is being ingrained by various internal and external subjugating powers disintegrating of country sovereignty and pushing the majority of people to act against their own good and against their future. The fragmentation ...

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SCPR Alienation and Violence Report 2014

The economy of violence flourished in Syria during 2014 as battles intensified, with reallocation of resources and capital to the machinery of war. This was accompanied with the expansion of black markets, the erosion of sovereignty and rule of law, increasing dependence upon external support, deepening economic exposure and loss ...

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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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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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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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