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Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Societies across Europe and Central Asia are aging, but people are not necessarily living longer. This demographic trend-caused by a decrease in fertility rather than improved longevity-presents both challenges and opportunities for governments, the private sector, and individuals alike. ... See More +

Publication 97714 JUN 16, 2015

Bussolo,Maurizio; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Sinnott,Emily Russian Disclosed

Aging with growth in Central Europe and the Baltics : what’s next for old Europe? (English)

Europe’s population is growing older. People are living longer and healthier lives. Wealthier European Union (EU) countries have enjoyed near‐universal access to better health care and seen public health promotion and lifestyle changes that have reduced the morbidity and mortality due to heart disease, an effort known as the ‘cardiovascular revolution’. ... See More +

Working Paper 98481 JAN 01, 2015

Sinnott,Emily; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes Disclosed

Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia : Золотой век старения: перспективы здоровой, активной и обеспеченной старости (Russian)

Societies across Europe and Central Asia are aging, but people are not necessarily living longer. This demographic trend-caused by a decrease in fertility rather than improved longevity-presents both challenges and opportunities for governments, the private sector, and individuals alike. ... See More +

Publication 97714 JAN 01, 2015

Bussolo,Maurizio; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Sinnott,Emily English Disclosed

The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)

The pension and old age security systems that originated in Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have been effective in sharply reducing poverty rates among the elderly throughout Europe. ... See More +

Publication 84686 JAN 31, 2014

Schwarz, Anita M.; Arias, Omar S.; Zviniene, Asta; Rudolph, Heinz P.; Eckardt, Sebastian; Koettl, Johannes; Immervoll, Herwig; Abels, Miglena Disclosed

The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The pension and old age security systems that originated in Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have been effective in sharply reducing poverty rates among the elderly throughout Europe. ... See More +

Publication 84686 JAN 31, 2014

Schwarz, Anita M.; Arias, Omar S.; Zviniene, Asta; Rudolph, Heinz P.; Eckardt, Sebastian; Koettl, Johannes; Immervoll, Herwig; Abels, Miglena Disclosed

FYR Macedonia - Employment and job creation : labor market assessment 2007-2011 (English)

This note forms part of a broader engagement between the World Bank and the Government of FYR Macedonia on how to foster more and better jobs and make sure that more marginalized groups, women, low earners, skilled and unskilled youth, for example - can participate and benefit from those jobs. ... See More +

Working Paper 98709 JAN 01, 2014

Heger,Martin; Gruen,Carola A.; Johansson De Silva,Sara; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Santos,Indhira Vanessa Disclosed

Employment recovery stalls in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Employment recovery stalls in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) continues to recover in most ECA countries, but the recovery remains fragile. ... See More +

Brief 78235 APR 01, 2013

Koettl, Johannes; Mata, Elizabeth; Saiovici, Gady; Santos, Indhira Russian Disclosed

Employment recovery stalls in Europe and Central Asia (Russian)

Employment recovery stalls in Europe and Central Asia (ECA) and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) continues to recover in most ECA countries, but the recovery remains fragile. ... See More +

Brief 78235 APR 01, 2013

Koettl, Johannes; Mata, Elizabeth; Saiovici, Gady; Santos, Indhira English Disclosed

Active labor market programs : how, why, when, and to what extent are they effective? (English)

Active labor market programs (ALMPs) aim to keep workers employed, bring them into employment, increase their productivity and earnings, and improve the functioning of labor markets. ... See More +

Brief 76212 DEC 01, 2012

Brown, Alessio J.G.; Koettl, Johannes Russian Disclosed

Active labor market programs : how, why, when, and to what extent are they effective? (Russian)

Active labor market programs (ALMPs) aim to keep workers employed, bring them into employment, increase their productivity and earnings, and improve the functioning of labor markets. ... See More +

Brief 76212 DEC 01, 2012

Brown, Alessio J.G.; Koettl, Johannes English Disclosed

In from the shadow : integrating Europe's informal labor (English)

This book is about Magda and Jacek and millions of others like them, who earn a living working full- or part-time in Europe's untaxed markets for goods, services, and labor. ... See More +

Publication 70602 JUN 20, 2012

Packard, Truman; Koettl, Johannes; Montenegro, Claudio E. Disclosed

Employment Recovery in Europe and Central Asia (English)

Despite high unemployment in most Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ECA) countries, people have not withdrawn from the labor market but continue to actively look for jobs. ... See More +

Brief 62739 JUN 01, 2011

Koettl, Johannes; Oral, Isil; Santos, Indhira Disclosed

Setting incentives for health care providers in Serbia (English)

The Serbian Government plans to reform its provider payment system for health care by setting incentives for providers to improve the quality and efficiency of care. ... See More +

Brief 56708 JUL 01, 2010

Cashin, Cheryl; Koettl, Johannes; Schneider, Pia Disclosed

Serbia - Does formal work pay in Serbia? The role of labor taxes and social benefit design in providing disincentives for formal work (English)

This technical note was motiviated by two particular issues of the Serbian labor market, namely the high levels of inactivity, and informal employment among the Serbian working age population. ... See More +

Working Paper 70115 JUN 24, 2010

Koettl, Johannes Disclosed

Human trafficking, modern day slavery, and economic exploitation (English)

Human trafficking, as it is defined by international law, subsumes all forms of nonconsensual exploitation. That is, whenever people are forced or lured into exploitation no matter if movement of victims is involved it is considered human trafficking. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 49802 MAY 01, 2009

Koettl, Johannes Disclosed

Definitions, good practices, and global estimates on the status of social protection for international migrants (English)

This paper analyzes the issue of social protection for migrants by looking at formal and informal social protection provisions. In particular, it presents the latest global data on the social protection status on migrants, including undocumented migrants. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 49172 MAY 01, 2009

Avato, Johanna; Koettl, Johannes; Sabates-Wheeler, Rachel Disclosed

The relative merits of skilled and unskilled migration, temporary and permanent labor migration, and portability of social security benefits (English)

In March 2006, the G-20 established a study group on labor mobility and demographics. The World Bank's Social Protection and Labor unit (HDNSP) has been asked to provide an issues note on the relative merits of skilled and unskilled migration, temporary and permanent labor migration, and portability of social security benefits. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 38007 NOV 01, 2006

Koettl, Johannes Disclosed

Portability regimes of pension and health care benefits for international migrants: an analysis of issues and good practices : Regimes de transferabilite des pensions et des prestations de soins de sante des migrants internationaux :une analyse des enjeux et des bonnes pratiques (French)

The paper provides a first investigation into the portability of pension and health care benefits for international migrants. It is based on available literature and newly minted data, but more importantly on selective case studies from main migrant-sending and receiving countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32750 MAY 01, 2005

Holzmann, Robert; Koettl, Johannes; Chernetsky, Taras English Disclosed

Portability regimes of pension and health care benefits for international migrants: an analysis of issues and good practices (English)

The paper provides a first investigation into the portability of pension and health care benefits for international migrants. It is based on available literature and newly minted data, but more importantly on selective case studies from main migrant-sending and receiving countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 32750 MAY 01, 2005

Holzmann, Robert; Koettl, Johannes; Chernetsky, Taras French Disclosed

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Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 16, 2015 97714 Publication Russian
Aging with growth in Central Europe and the Baltics : what’s next for old Europe? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 98481 Working Paper
Golden aging : prospects for healthy, active, and prosperous aging in Europe and Central Asia : Золотой век старения: перспективы здоровой, активной и обеспеченной старости (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2015 97714 Publication English
The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)
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JAN 31, 2014 84686 Publication
The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 31, 2014 84686 Publication
FYR Macedonia - Employment and job creation : labor market assessment 2007-2011 (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 98709 Working Paper
Employment recovery stalls in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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APR 01, 2013 78235 Brief Russian
Employment recovery stalls in Europe and Central Asia (Russian)
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APR 01, 2013 78235 Brief English
Active labor market programs : how, why, when, and to what extent are they effective? (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 76212 Brief Russian
Active labor market programs : how, why, when, and to what extent are they effective? (Russian)
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DEC 01, 2012 76212 Brief English
In from the shadow : integrating Europe's informal labor (English)
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JUN 20, 2012 70602 Publication
Employment Recovery in Europe and Central Asia (English)
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JUN 01, 2011 62739 Brief
Setting incentives for health care providers in Serbia (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 56708 Brief
Serbia - Does formal work pay in Serbia? The role of labor taxes and social benefit design in providing disincentives for formal work (English)
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JUN 24, 2010 70115 Working Paper
Human trafficking, modern day slavery, and economic exploitation (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 49802 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Definitions, good practices, and global estimates on the status of social protection for international migrants (English)
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MAY 01, 2009 49172 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The relative merits of skilled and unskilled migration, temporary and permanent labor migration, and portability of social security benefits (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 38007 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Portability regimes of pension and health care benefits for international migrants: an analysis of issues and good practices : Regimes de transferabilite des pensions et des prestations de soins de sante des migrants internationaux :une analyse des enjeux et des bonnes pratiques (French)
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MAY 01, 2005 32750 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Portability regimes of pension and health care benefits for international migrants: an analysis of issues and good practices (English)
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MAY 01, 2005 32750 Working Paper (Numbered Series) French