Documents & Reports

Search / Browse Documents


  

REFINE BY:

Specific Document Date Range

See More +
  • Showing 1 - 20 of 31 results
  • Display results in sets of
  • 10
  • 20
  • 50
Download To Excel [x]
Pensions for public-sector employees : lessons from OECD Countries’ experience (English)

In 27 out of 34 OECD member countries, there is institutionally separate retirement-income provision for some or all public-sector workers. But the scope of these pension schemes varies significantly: from a modest top-up to the national pension arrangements (covering private-sector workers as well) to entirely independent retirement-income regimes. ... See More +

Working Paper 109429 OCT 01, 2016

Whitehouse,Edward R. Disclosed

International patterns of pension provision II : a worldwide overview of facts and figures (English)

This paper presents and explains cross country data for mandatory publicly and privately managed pension systems around the world. This report is organized into three parts corresponding to three broad types of indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 70319 JUN 01, 2012

Pallares-Miralles, Montserrat; Romero, Carolina; Whitehouse, Edward Disclosed

Adequacy (2) : Pension entitlements of recent retirees (English)

This note discusses how expected benefit levels can be assessed. The note points out the measurement of current benefit levels that are observable: they do not depend on any assumptions about the future. ... See More +

Brief 70350 JAN 01, 2012

Zviniene, Asta; Whitehouse, Edward Disclosed

Pension indicators : reliable statistics to improve pension policymaking (English)

This introductory note updates the Bank's database on pensions, that was first established in the early 1990s to inform the research analysis on averting the old age crisis, and formulating policies to protect the elderly. ... See More +

Brief 70347 JAN 01, 2012

Whitehouse, Edward Disclosed

Coverage : how much of the labor force is covered by the pension system? (English)

This briefing note looks at issues in the measurement of coverage by the formal pension system of people of working age. It is the second in a series describing the World Bank's Pension Reform Indicators and Database. ... See More +

Working Paper 70348 JAN 01, 2012

Romero-Robayo, Carolina; Palacios, Robert; Pallares-Miralles, Montserrat; Whitehouse, Edward Disclosed

Adequacy (1) Pension entitlements, replacement rates and pension wealth (English)

This note briefly sets out a methodology for calculating prospective pension entitlements promised in the future to today’s workers. This method can (and has been) applied to a wide range of countries with very different pension systems. ... See More +

Brief 70349 JAN 01, 2012

Whitehouse, Edward Disclosed

Security : Risk and uncertainty in retirement-income systems (English)

The recent financial crisis means that investment risk is at the forefront of the minds of the public and policymakers alike. But there is a range of risks and uncertainties in pension systems. ... See More +

Brief 70354 JAN 01, 2010

Whitehouse,Edward Disclosed

Financial sustainability : Assessing the finances of pension systems over the long term (English)

This report on financial sustainability assesses the finances of pension systems over the long run. Issues of financial sustainability are mainly relevant to earnings-related schemes. ... See More +

Brief 70351 JAN 01, 2010

Zviniene,Asta; Whitehouse,Edward Disclosed

Administrative efficiency : Assessing the cost of running public pension systems (English)

The cost of administering public pensions matters because it must ultimately be paid by individuals, either as taxpayers or through lower benefits. ... See More +

Brief 70353 JAN 01, 2010

Sluchynsky,Olegskiy; Whitehouse,Edward; Palacios,Robert Disclosed

Economic efficiency : Minimizing the pension system's distortions of individual choices (English)

This briefing note on economic efficiency explores indicators related to the incentive to work. The first part looks at the retirement decision. ... See More +

Brief 70352 JAN 01, 2010

Whitehouse,Edward Disclosed

Pensions panorama : retirement-income systems in 53 countries (Russian)

Pensions panorama provides a compendium of facts and analysis that should inform policy making and public debate about retirement-income systems around the world. ... See More +

Publication 37961 JAN 01, 2008

Whitehouse, Edward Spanish, English Disclosed

Pensions panorama : retirement-income systems in 53 countries : Panorama de las pensiones : sistemas de ingreso al retiro en 53 paises (Spanish)

Pensions panorama provides a compendium of facts and analysis that should inform policy making and public debate about retirement-income systems around the world. ... See More +

Publication 37961 JUL 01, 2007

Whitehouse, Edward Russian, English Disclosed

Civil-service pension schemes around the world (English)

There are separate pension schemes for civil servants in about half of the world’s countries, including some of the largest developing economies, such as Brazil, China and India. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 90340 MAY 01, 2006

palacios, Robert ; Whitehouse, Edward Disclosed

Pensions panorama : retirement-income systems in 53 countries (English)

Pensions panorama provides a compendium of facts and analysis that should inform policy making and public debate about retirement-income systems around the world. ... See More +

Publication 37961 JAN 01, 2006

Whitehouse, Edward Spanish, Russian Disclosed

Taxation : the tax treatment of funded pensions : La tributacion : tratamiento fiscal de las pensiones capitalizadas (Spanish)

The tax treatment of funded pensions is a critical policy choice in pension reform. In countries with mature funded systems, like the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States, pension funds are worth 85 per cent of GDP on average. ... See More +

Brief 33389 JUL 13, 2005

Whitehouse, Edward French, English

Taxation : the tax treatment of funded pensions : Charges fiscales : le traitement fiscal des fonds capitalises de pension (French)

The tax treatment of funded pensions is a critical policy choice in pension reform. In countries with mature funded systems, like the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States, pension funds are worth 85 per cent of GDP on average. ... See More +

Brief 33389 JUL 13, 2005

Whitehouse, Edward Spanish, English

Taxation : the tax treatment of funded pensions (English)

The tax treatment of funded pensions is a critical policy choice in pension reform. In countries with mature funded systems, like the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States, pension funds are worth 85 per cent of GDP on average. ... See More +

Brief 33389 JUL 13, 2005

Whitehouse, Edward Spanish, French

Pensions in the Middle East and North Africa: time for change (English)

This is the first comprehensive assessment of pension systems in the Middle East and North Africa. While other regions-Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America, in particular-have been actively introducing reforms to their pension systems, Middle East and North African countries have lagged behind. ... See More +

Publication 34358 MAY 23, 2005

Robalino, David [editor]; Whitehouse, Edward; Musalem, Alberto R.; Sherwood, Elizabeth; Sluchynsky, Oleksiy Disclosed

Supervision : building public confidence in mandatory funded pensions : La supersion : como generar confianza public en las pensiones capitalizadas obligatorias (Spanish)

The regulation and supervision of individual pension accounts has been a neglected issue. In contrast, much has been written on financing the transition to funded pensions and the design of benefits. ... See More +

Brief 33387 JAN 01, 2005

Whitehouse, Edward French, English

Supervision : building public confidence in mandatory funded pensions : Controle : batir la confiance du public dans les fonds capitalises de pension obligatoires (French)

The regulation and supervision of individual pension accounts has been a neglected issue. In contrast, much has been written on financing the transition to funded pensions and the design of benefits. ... See More +

Brief 33387 JAN 01, 2005

Whitehouse, Edward Spanish, English

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Pensions for public-sector employees : lessons from OECD Countries’ experience (English)
See More +
OCT 01, 2016 109429 Working Paper
International patterns of pension provision II : a worldwide overview of facts and figures (English)
See More +
JUN 01, 2012 70319 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Adequacy (2) : Pension entitlements of recent retirees (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 70350 Brief
Pension indicators : reliable statistics to improve pension policymaking (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 70347 Brief
Coverage : how much of the labor force is covered by the pension system? (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 70348 Working Paper
Adequacy (1) Pension entitlements, replacement rates and pension wealth (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2012 70349 Brief
Security : Risk and uncertainty in retirement-income systems (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 70354 Brief
Financial sustainability : Assessing the finances of pension systems over the long term (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 70351 Brief
Administrative efficiency : Assessing the cost of running public pension systems (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 70353 Brief
Economic efficiency : Minimizing the pension system's distortions of individual choices (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2010 70352 Brief
Pensions panorama : retirement-income systems in 53 countries (Russian)
See More +
JAN 01, 2008 37961 Publication Spanish, English
Pensions panorama : retirement-income systems in 53 countries : Panorama de las pensiones : sistemas de ingreso al retiro en 53 paises (Spanish)
See More +
JUL 01, 2007 37961 Publication Russian, English
Civil-service pension schemes around the world (English)
See More +
MAY 01, 2006 90340 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pensions panorama : retirement-income systems in 53 countries (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2006 37961 Publication Spanish, Russian
Taxation : the tax treatment of funded pensions : La tributacion : tratamiento fiscal de las pensiones capitalizadas (Spanish)
See More +
JUL 13, 2005 33389 Brief French, English
Taxation : the tax treatment of funded pensions : Charges fiscales : le traitement fiscal des fonds capitalises de pension (French)
See More +
JUL 13, 2005 33389 Brief Spanish, English
Taxation : the tax treatment of funded pensions (English)
See More +
JUL 13, 2005 33389 Brief Spanish, French
Pensions in the Middle East and North Africa: time for change (English)
See More +
MAY 23, 2005 34358 Publication
Supervision : building public confidence in mandatory funded pensions : La supersion : como generar confianza public en las pensiones capitalizadas obligatorias (Spanish)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 33387 Brief French, English
Supervision : building public confidence in mandatory funded pensions : Controle : batir la confiance du public dans les fonds capitalises de pension obligatoires (French)
See More +
JAN 01, 2005 33387 Brief Spanish, English