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Eligibility thresholds for minimum living guarantee programs : international practices and implications for China (English)

Using a simple framework, this paper discusses the underlying reason of the variation of threshold level in developed countries, from the least generous 20 percent to around 60 percent of median wage, with an average of 35 percent. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 83118 NOV 01, 2013

Umapathi, Nithin; Wang, Dewen; O'Keefe, Philip

Rebuilding policy buffers, reinvigorating growth (English)

Global growth momentum accelerated during the second and third quarters of 2013, while many downside risks lingered in the background. Strengthening of global growth momentum will help developing East Asia maintain a growth rate in excess of 7 percent, retaining its status as the global growth leader. ... See More +

Publication 81681 OCT 01, 2013

Ollero, Antonio; Vashakmadze, Ekaterine; Mishra, Deepak; Spatafora, Nikola; Rocha, Roberto; Smits, Karlis; Wang, Jun; Mohapatra, Sanket; Packard, Truman; Nguyen, Tran Van; O'Keefe, Philip; Umapathi, Nithin; Somanathan, Aparnaa

China's pension system : a vision (English)

China is at a critical juncture in its economic transition. A comprehensive reform of its pension and social security systems is an essential element of a strategy aimed toward achieving a harmonious society and sustainable development. ... See More +

Publication 75730 JAN 01, 2013

Dorfman, Mark C.; Holzmann, Robert; Hinz, Richard; Wang, Dewen; Sin, Yvonne; O'Keefe, Philip

The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (English)

Although average incomes in China have risen dramatically since the 1980s, concerns are increasing that the rural elderly have not benefited from growth to the same extent as younger people and the urban elderly. ... See More +

Publication 67522 MAR 13, 2012

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Cai, Fang; O'Keefe, Philip

The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (Chinese)

Although average incomes in China have risen dramatically since the 1980s, concerns are increasing that the rural elderly have not benefited from growth to the same extent as younger people and the urban elderly. ... See More +

Publication 67522 MAR 13, 2012

Cai, Fang; Giles, John; O'Keefe, Philip; Wang, Dewen English

People with disabilities in India : from commitments to outcomes (English)

This report, prepared at the request of Government of India, explores the social and economic situation of this sizeable group. It comes over a decade after landmark legislation promoting the rights of persons with disabilities to full participation in Indian society, and finds that progress is evident in some areas. ... See More +

Social Analysis 50209 JUL 01, 2009

O'Keefe, Philip;

People with disabilities in India: from commitments to outcomes (English)

While estimates vary, there is growing evidence that people with disabilities comprise between 4 and 8 percent of the Indian population (around 40-90 million individuals). ... See More +

Working Paper 41585 MAY 01, 2007

O'Keefe, Philip

Enterprises, workers, and skills in Urban Timor-Leste (English)

Like many low-income countries, Timor-Leste faces challenges in providing employment for and increasing the skills of its labor force-challenges made more acute by high fertility rates, a very young population, and the capacity constraints of a new nation. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4177 MAR 01, 2007

O'Keefe, Philip; Das, Maitreyi Bordia

Enhancing job opportunities - Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English)

In the last 15 years, the countries of Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union have made impressive progress in their historical transition from centrally planned to market economies. ... See More +

Publication 34720 JAN 01, 2005

Pierre, Gaelle; Rutkowski, Jan J.; Scarpetta, Stefano; Vodopivec, Milan; Benarji, Arup; O'Keefe, Philip

Social protection in ECA during the transition : an unfinished agenda (English)

This report concerns Europe and Central Asia, a World Bank region that comprises 28 countries, of which 27 are transition countries, and which also includes Turkey. ... See More +

Newsletter 30109 JUL 01, 2004

Bodewig, Christian; von Gersdorff, Hermann [editor]; Isamiddinova, Dilnara; O'Keefe, Philip; Sandi, Ana Maria; Kostenickiene, Vilija; Holzmann [editor]; Braithwaite, Jeanine [lead editor]; Gotcheva, Boryana; Goldman, Philip; Rutkowski, Jan; Kuddo, Arvo; Staines, Verdon; Sotirova, Galina; Wright, Alan; Rutkowski, Michal; Sipos, Sandor; Mascarell, Caroline; Bezhanyan, Anush; Naqvi, Maniza; Posarac, Alexandra; Innes, John; Pojarski, Peter

Scorecard for subsidies - how utility subsidies perform in transition economies (English)

Unlike the poor in many developing countries, those in Central and Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union, are highly connected to network utilities. ... See More +

Viewpoint 21478 OCT 31, 2000

Lovei, Laszlo; Gurenko, Eugene; Haney, Michael; O'Keefe, Philip; Shkaratan, Maria

Public policy for the private sector (English)

Private infrastructure: private activity fell by 30 percent in 1999; by Ada Karina Izaguirre and Geetha Rao. Private infrastructure: are the trends in low-income countries different? ... See More +

Working Paper 30634 SEP 01, 2000

Trujillo, Lourdes; van den Berg, Caroline; Tremolet, Sophie; Powell, Stephen; Shkaratan, Maria; Foxley, Juan; Gurenko, Eugene; Baker, Bill; Hany, Michael; Mardones, Jose Luis; Starks, Mary; Izaguirre, Ada Karina; Rao, Geetha; Lovei, Laszlo; Nombela, Gustavo; O'Keefe, Philip

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Eligibility thresholds for minimum living guarantee programs : international practices and implications for China (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83118 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rebuilding policy buffers, reinvigorating growth (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 81681 Publication
China's pension system : a vision (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75730 Publication
The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (English)
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MAR 13, 2012 67522 Publication
The elderly and old age support in rural China : challenges and prospects (Chinese)
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MAR 13, 2012 67522 Publication English
People with disabilities in India : from commitments to outcomes (English)
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JUL 01, 2009 50209 Social Analysis
People with disabilities in India: from commitments to outcomes (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 41585 Working Paper
Enterprises, workers, and skills in Urban Timor-Leste (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 WPS4177 Policy Research Working Paper
Enhancing job opportunities - Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English)
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JAN 01, 2005 34720 Publication
Social protection in ECA during the transition : an unfinished agenda (English)
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JUL 01, 2004 30109 Newsletter
Scorecard for subsidies - how utility subsidies perform in transition economies (English)
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OCT 31, 2000 21478 Viewpoint
Public policy for the private sector (English)
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SEP 01, 2000 30634 Working Paper