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Uruguay : options for pension reform (English)

This paper provides a diagnostic of the Uruguayan pension system and lays down main options for reform. The sustainability of the current pension system and the fiscal impact of reform options are assessed using the present value of pension liabilities net of contributions (1995-2075) as a common indicator. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17363 JUN 30, 1995

Kane, Cheikh T.

Abstracts no. 42-70 (English)

This report comprises abstracts containing short summaries of ESP discussion papers. The papers reflect work in progress. They are intended to make lessons emerging from the current work program available to operational staff as well as to stimulate discussion and comment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17784 JUN 30, 1995

Peru : reforming the pension system (English)

This paper identifies the main areas of pension reform that Peru should address in order to complement its optional capitalization scheme introduced in 1992. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17361 JUN 30, 1995

Kane, Cheikh T.

Implementing projects for the poor : what have we achieved? (English)

The report examines the experience gained from the implementation of projects directly aimed at benefiting the poor, and, its purpose is to arrive at some preliminary judgements on the likely development impact of those projects, although a number of such projects are currently being implemented, and their full impact is presently unknown. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21192 JUN 30, 1995

Carvalho, Soniya; White, Howard

Poverty, inequality and growth (English)

This paper is about poverty. It assesses the trends in poverty in developing world over the past decades and examines the more recent evidence of the 1980s. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31095 JUN 01, 1995

Demey, Lionel; Sen, Binayak; Vishwanath, Tara Disclosed

Designing systems of poverty relief : cash versus kind (English)

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21231 MAY 31, 1995

Barr, Nick Eligible for Disclosure

Protecting the poor during adjustment and transitions (English)

This report reviews the programs implemented in selected countries to protect the poor during normal times and during transition or adjustment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21229 MAY 31, 1995

Subbarao, K.; Braithwaite, Jeanine; Jalan, Jyotsna

On the design of social safety nets (English)

The paper outlines a conceptual framework for use in the design, and assessment of social safety net programs, and allows the comparison of program outcomes, based on country-specific objectives, and constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21230 MAY 31, 1995

Barr, Nick

Social assistance and the poor in Romania (English)

Following the transition to a market economy, the incidence and depth of poverty have been a source of concern in Romania. This paper analyses the distributive impact of public social assistance programs, based on the data from the Integrated Household Survey for March 1994, and available secondary information. ... See More +

Working Paper 31098 MAY 01, 1995

Subbarao, K.; Mehra, Kalpana Disclosed

From second economy to informal sector : the Russian labor market in transition (English)

The evolution of the labor market in Russia is traced from its socialist antecedents to the emergence of an informal sector somewhat different from that observed in many other countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21228 APR 30, 1995

Braithwaite, Jeanine

Donor coordination for education : the case of Jamaica (English)

The past several decades have witnessed changes in development coordination. There has been a shift in emphasis in aid programs from bilateral to multilateral assistance and an overall increase in donor cooperation in development programs and policies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17677 APR 30, 1995

Lockheed, Marlaine; Larach, Linda; Moran, Theresa Disclosed

Reforming higher education systems : some lessons to guide policy implementation (English)

Although higher education systems are in a constant state of change, they are difficult for governments to reform. This paper examines strategies for reforming the management and financing of higher education systems. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 17678 APR 30, 1995

Eisemon, Thomas Owen; Holm-Nielsen, Lauritz

The old and new poor in Russia : trends in poverty (English)

The transition to the market did noit create poverty in Russia, but it greatly exacerbated the problem. Poverty became widespread in 1992 and especially in 1993, widening from not more than 10-11 percent of the population in the 1980s to nearly 30 percent in October 1993. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21227 APR 30, 1995

Braithwaite, Jeanine

Developing capacity for research and advanced scientific training : lessons from World Bank experience (English)

This paper describes World Bank lending strategies for higher education and science and technology development and draws four lessons from project experience. ... See More +

Working Paper 22562 APR 30, 1995

Eisemon, Thomas Owen; Holm-Nielsen, Lauritz Disclosed

Reform of higher education finance (English)

This report examines the European experience with new mechanisms for funding higher education institutions developed to respond to increasing institutional diferentiation and proliferation, a more dynamic educational and curricular environment, changing research priorities, and multiple source and specific purpose funding. ... See More +

Working Paper 22563 APR 30, 1995

Sheehan,John Disclosed

Poverty, deregulation, and employment in the informal sector of Mexico (English)

In Mexico, microfirm employment is a common point of entry into the urban work force for rural migrants, and an important supplier of jobs and income to the poor. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21226 MAR 31, 1995

Ozorio de Almeida, Anna Luiza; Alves, Leandro; Graham, Scott E. M.

Transition, poverty, and social assistance in Mongolia (English)

Since 1990, the transformation of the Mongolian economy from a centrally planned social system to a market economy has been impressive, although difficult. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 21225 MAR 31, 1995

Subbarao, K.; Ezemenari, Kene

Strategies for enhancing the political sustainability of reform in Ukraine (English)

The political obstacles for implementing sustainable reform in Ukraine remain more formidable than other countries. The first set of obstacles stems from the novel nature of political institutions and democratic government. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 31102 JAN 01, 1995

Disclosed

Regulatory costs and employment in the informal sector of Argentina (English)

The report analyzes the evolution of the informal sector, within the context of recent labor market trends in Argentina. For the purposes of poverty reduction, it is useful to define the "informal sector" as consisting of self-employed workers, and those in firms with less than five employees. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20860 OCT 31, 1994

Ozorio de Almeida, Anna Luiza; Graham, Scott E.M.

Interactive Educational Technologies in Higher Education (English)

This paper, one in a series of studies on science and technology, discusses the status of interactive technologies in higher education programs and provides recommendations for their use in both on-campus and distance learning courses. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 16552 OCT 31, 1994

Bojana Boh

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Uruguay : options for pension reform (English)
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JUN 30, 1995 17363 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Abstracts no. 42-70 (English)
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JUN 30, 1995 17784 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Peru : reforming the pension system (English)
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JUN 30, 1995 17361 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Implementing projects for the poor : what have we achieved? (English)
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JUN 30, 1995 21192 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Poverty, inequality and growth (English)
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JUN 01, 1995 31095 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Designing systems of poverty relief : cash versus kind (English)
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MAY 31, 1995 21231 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Protecting the poor during adjustment and transitions (English)
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MAY 31, 1995 21229 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
On the design of social safety nets (English)
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MAY 31, 1995 21230 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social assistance and the poor in Romania (English)
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MAY 01, 1995 31098 Working Paper
From second economy to informal sector : the Russian labor market in transition (English)
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APR 30, 1995 21228 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Donor coordination for education : the case of Jamaica (English)
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APR 30, 1995 17677 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Reforming higher education systems : some lessons to guide policy implementation (English)
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APR 30, 1995 17678 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
The old and new poor in Russia : trends in poverty (English)
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APR 30, 1995 21227 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Developing capacity for research and advanced scientific training : lessons from World Bank experience (English)
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APR 30, 1995 22562 Working Paper
Reform of higher education finance (English)
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APR 30, 1995 22563 Working Paper
Poverty, deregulation, and employment in the informal sector of Mexico (English)
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MAR 31, 1995 21226 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Transition, poverty, and social assistance in Mongolia (English)
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MAR 31, 1995 21225 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Strategies for enhancing the political sustainability of reform in Ukraine (English)
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JAN 01, 1995 31102 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Regulatory costs and employment in the informal sector of Argentina (English)
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OCT 31, 1994 20860 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Interactive Educational Technologies in Higher Education (English)
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OCT 31, 1994 16552 Working Paper (Numbered Series)