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Experts from the global North and South analyse the implications of economic crises on children, with a particular focus on the emerging evidence from the recent global economic crisis and food and fuel price volatility of 2008-2010. They point out key policy responses deployed by governments and international agencies.

Mabugu, R., Van der Berg, S., Shepherd, D., Chitiga, M., Decaluwé, B., Maisonnave, H., Robichaud, V. & von Fintel, D. (2012) Child Poverty in South Africa and the Global Financial and Economic Crisis. In, Harper, C., Jones, N., Mendoza, R.U. and Stewart, R. (ed.), Children in Crisis: Seeking Child-Sensitive Policy Responses. Pelgrave MacMillan.