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Issues for civil service pension reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The paper summarizes the main factors behind the projected increase civil service pension costs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It discusses the benefits and potential downsides to unifying civil service and national pension systems, drawing on regional and international best practices and experience. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 110299 NOV 01, 2016

Schwarz,Anita M.; Abels,Miglena Disclosed

Benefits and costs of social pensions in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The lack of efficient social security systems, the presence of large informal sectors, and the pace at which the population is aging in some Sub-Saharan African countries are red flags warning of a potential long-term problem: that is, the inability of countries to provide old-age income security to all. ... See More +

Working Paper 107234 JUN 01, 2016

Guven,Melis U.; Leite, Phillippe G. Disclosed

Profiling the unemployed : a review of OECD experiences and implications for emerging economics (English)

This paper takes stock of methods to profile the unemployed in public employment services (PESs) in OECD countries, in order to single out suitable approaches for PES in emerging economies. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 91051 AUG 01, 2014

Loxha, Artan; Morgandi, Matteo Disclosed

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 Disclosed

Tailoring social protection to small island developing states : lessons learned from the Caribbean (English)

This paper examines the role of social protection (SP) in Small Island Developing States (SIDS), given their particular structural, human resource and capacity constraints. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 80105 AUG 01, 2013

Williams, Asha; Cheston, Timothy; Coudouel, Aline; Subran, Ludovic Disclosed

Entrepreneurship programs in developing countries : a meta regression analysis (English)

Fostering entrepreneurship is widely perceived to be a critical policy agenda to expand employment and earning opportunities and to reduce poverty. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 77168 APR 01, 2013

Cho, Yoonyoung; Honorati, Maddalena Disclosed

Skilled labor flows : lessons from the European Union (English)

This study evaluates European Union (EU) experience of the mobility of skilled labor migrants after the 2004 and 2007 EU enlargements and from the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75529 FEB 01, 2013

Kahanec, Martin Disclosed

Evaluating the efficacy of mass media and social marketing campaigns in changing consumer financial behavior (English)

Mass media and social marketing programs are cheap, scalable, and potentially effective means of influencing consumers' financial behavior and decisions. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73924 NOV 01, 2012

Mulaj, Florentina; Jack, William Disclosed

Cash for work in Sierra Leone : a case study on the design and implementation of a safety net in response to a crisis (English)

This paper presents an assessment of the first phase (2008?2009) of Sierra Leone's cash for work program based on a qualitative and quantitative analysis examining program design features, main processes and impact. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73719 NOV 01, 2012

Andrews, Colin; Ovadiya, Mirey; Ribes Ros, Christophe; Wodon, Quentin Disclosed

Do social benefits respond to crises? Evidence from Europe and Central Asia during the global crisis (English)

Social benefits can potentially play an important role in protecting the poor and minimizing the impacts of an economic crisis. While many studies estimate the impacts of a crisis, there is little evidence of the actual response of social safety nets to systematic shocks. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73696 NOV 01, 2012

Isik-Dikmelik, Aylin Disclosed

Building results frameworks for safety nets projects (English)

Results chains are useful tools to clarify safety nets programs' objectives, verify the program internal logic, and guide the selection of indicators. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 73703 OCT 01, 2012

Rubio, Gloria M. Disclosed

Pension coverage in Latin America : trends and determinants (English)

This document presents an analysis of pension coverage trends in Latin America for the past decades. Its preparation involved the collection, revision, and processing of household surveys in over 18 countries in the region, spanning a period of almost 40 years in some cases. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 70926 JUN 01, 2012

Rofman, Rafael; Oliveri, Maria Laura 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

Private pension systems : cross-country investment performance (English)

This study investigates the performance of private pensions systems across countries a topic which has yet to be adequately addressed in the literature. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68937 MAY 01, 2012

Musalem, Alberto R.; Pasquini, Ricardo Disclosed

Global pension systems and their reform : worldwide drivers, trends, and challenges (English)

Across the world, pension systems and their reforms are in a constant state of flux driven by shifting objectives, moving reform needs, and a changing enabling environment. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68934 MAY 01, 2012

Holzmann, Robert Disclosed

Public employment services, and activation policies (English)

One of the responses to new challenges in the labor market has been the development and expansion of employment services and active labor market policies based on activation principles. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 68938 MAY 01, 2012

Kuddo, Arvo Disclosed

Climate responsive social protection (English)

In the years ahead, development efforts aiming at reducing vulnerability will increasingly have to factor in climate change, and social protection is no exception. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67614 MAR 01, 2012

Kuriakose, Anne T.; Heltberg, Rasmus; Heltberg, Rasmus; Wiseman, William; Costella, Cecilia; Cipryk, Rachel; Cornelius, Sabine Disclosed

Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications (English)

This paper presents a framework for designing and implementing social protection and labor (SP&L) systems in middle and low income countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67608 MAR 01, 2012

Robalino, David A.; Rawlings, Laura; Walker, Ian Disclosed

Social protection in low income countries and fragile situations : challenges and future directions (English)

Demand for social protection is growing in low income countries and fragile situations. In recent years, the success of social protection (SP) interventions in middle income countries (MICs) like Brazil and Mexico, along with the series of food, fuel, and financial crises, has prompted policymakers in low income countries (LICs) and fragile situations (FSs) to examine the possibility of introducing such programs in their own countries. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 67607 MAR 01, 2012

Andrews, Colin; Das, Maitreyi; Elder, John; Ovadiya, Mirey; Zampaglione, Giuseppe Disclosed

World Bank support for pensions and social security (English)

Pension and social insurance programs that prevent a substantial loss in consumption resulting from old age, disability, or death are an integral part of any social protection system. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 70925 MAR 01, 2012

Dorfman, Mark; Palacios, Robert Disclosed

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Issues for civil service pension reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110299 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Benefits and costs of social pensions in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 107234 Working Paper
Profiling the unemployed : a review of OECD experiences and implications for emerging economics (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 91051 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
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)
Tailoring social protection to small island developing states : lessons learned from the Caribbean (English)
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AUG 01, 2013 80105 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Entrepreneurship programs in developing countries : a meta regression analysis (English)
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APR 01, 2013 77168 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Skilled labor flows : lessons from the European Union (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 75529 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Evaluating the efficacy of mass media and social marketing campaigns in changing consumer financial behavior (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 73924 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Cash for work in Sierra Leone : a case study on the design and implementation of a safety net in response to a crisis (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 73719 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Do social benefits respond to crises? Evidence from Europe and Central Asia during the global crisis (English)
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NOV 01, 2012 73696 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building results frameworks for safety nets projects (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 73703 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pension coverage in Latin America : trends and determinants (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 70926 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
International patterns of pension provision II : a worldwide overview of facts and figures (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 70319 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Private pension systems : cross-country investment performance (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 68937 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Global pension systems and their reform : worldwide drivers, trends, and challenges (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 68934 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Public employment services, and activation policies (English)
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MAY 01, 2012 68938 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Climate responsive social protection (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67614 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67608 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Social protection in low income countries and fragile situations : challenges and future directions (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 67607 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
World Bank support for pensions and social security (English)
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MAR 01, 2012 70925 Working Paper (Numbered Series)