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Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)

This paper makes several contributions. First, it presents a ‘guidance note’ on the framework for Social Registries, anchoring the definition of these systems in their functions along the Delivery Chain and their social policy role as inclusion systems, while clarifying terminology in a manner that is consistent with IT standards in the discussion of their architecture as information systems. ... See More +

Working Paper 117971 JUL 01, 2017

Pereira Guimaraes Leite,Phillippe George; George,Tina; Sun,Changqing; Jones,Theresa; Lindert,Kathy A. Disclosed

Social protection and humanitarian assistance nexus for disaster response : lessons learnt from Fiji's Tropical Cyclone Winston (English)

This discussion paper presents an analysis of the humanitarian response following Tropical Cyclone (TC) Winston, and looks specifically at the role social protection played in improving disaster response and complementing the humanitarian assistance effort in Fiji. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 113710 FEB 01, 2017

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Urban Social Assistance: Emerging Insights from Three African Countries (English)

As countries implement social assistance (or safety net) programs, a range of technicalhurdles can affect their implementation differently in rural and urban areas. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 110822 DEC 01, 2016

Moreira,Vanessa; Gentilini,Ugo Disclosed

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

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

Pension systems in Sub-Saharan Africa : brief review of design parameters and key performance indicators (English)

The paper summarizes key design characteristics and performance indicators of national and civil service pension schemes in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). ... See More +

Working Paper 109428 OCT 01, 2016

Abels,Miglena; Guven,Melis U. Disclosed

How to target households in adaptive social protection systems? : relative efficiency of proxy means test and household economy analysis in Niger (English)

Proxy Means Test (PMT) and the Household Economy Analysis (HEA) are widely used methods to target chronically poor households and those suffering from food crises respectively. ... See More +

Working Paper 109528 AUG 01, 2016

Schnitzer,Pascale Disclosed

Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia : Volume 1 - Report (English)

Many policy makers across Sub-Saharan Africa, including in fragile and conflict-affectedsituations (FCS), consider youth employment a central policy issue. ... See More +

Working Paper 108183 AUG 01, 2016

Chapman,Emily Weedon; Heaner,Gwendolyn K. Disclosed

Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia (Vol. 2) : Volume 2 - Annexes (English)

Many policy makers across Sub-Saharan Africa, including in fragile and conflict-affectedsituations (FCS), consider youth employment a central policy issue. ... See More +

Working Paper 108183 AUG 01, 2016

Chapman,Emily Weedon; Heaner,Gwendolyn K. Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106233 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Fuchs,Michael; Pacaci Elitok,Secil; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Belgium-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106184 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Wels,Jacques; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Do bilateral social security agreements deliver on the portability of pensions and health care benefits? A summary policy paper on four migration corridors between EU and non-EU member states (English)

This policy paper summarizes four corridor studies on bilateral social security agreements (BSSAs) between four European Union (EU) member and two non-member states, draws conclusions on their results, and offers recommendations. ... See More +

Working Paper 106186 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Austria-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least a part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 106183 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Fuchs,Michael; Pacaci Elitok,Secil; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the France-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)

The portability of social benefits is gaining importance given the increasing share of individuals working at least part of their life outside their home country. ... See More +

Working Paper 111816 MAY 01, 2016

Holzmann,Robert; Legros,Florence; Dale,Pamela Disclosed

The Greek pension reform strategy 2010–2016 (English)

In 2010, Greece, under the pressure of an increasing public debt, was forced to resort to the Troika, which is the designation of the triumvirate which comprises the European Commission (EC), the European Central Bank (ECB) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). ... See More +

Working Paper 105821 MAR 01, 2016

Symeonidis, Georgios Disclosed

Effectiveness of targeting mechanisms utilized in social protection programs in Bolivia (English)

As part of the 2006-2011 National Development Plan, the Plurinational State of Bolivia launched two cash transfer programs and one youth labor training program aimed at promoting the accumulation of households’ human capital: the Juancito Pinto Educational Grant, the Juana Azurduy Mother-Child Grant, and my first decent job. ... See More +

Working Paper 100363 SEP 01, 2015

Apella,Ignacio Raul; Blanco, Gastón Disclosed

Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island Countries (English)

The Pacific island countries (PICs) are some of the most exposed to frequent natural disasters and climate shocks, and their vulnerability is increasing due to mounting effects of climate change as well as demographic and economic forces. ... See More +

Working Paper 100084 SEP 01, 2015

Costella,Cecilia Valentina; Ivaschenko,Oleksiy Disclosed

Kyrgyz Republic - Social sectors at a glance (English)

Traditional benchmarks to assess performance rely on unconditional rankings or regional averages. This paper uses a recently developed methodology based on quantile regressions and initial conditions to propose alternative benchmarks for social sectors in Kyrgyz Republic. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 99275 AUG 01, 2015

Azevedo,Joao Pedro Wagner De; Calvo,Paula Andrea; Nguyen, Minh; Posadas,Josefina Disclosed

Pension patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This report provides an initial stocktaking of the characteristics, environment and performance of public and private pensions and elderly assistance programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 98131 JUL 01, 2015

Dorfman,Mark Charles Disclosed

Entering the city : emerging evidence and practices with safety nets in urban areas (English)

Most safety net programs in low and middle-income countries have hitherto been conceived for rural areas. Yet as the global urban population increases and poverty urbanizes, it becomes of utmost importance to understand how to make safety nets work in urban settings. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 98253 JUL 01, 2015

Gentilini,Ugo Disclosed

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Social registries for social assistance and beyond : a guidance note and assessment tool (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117971 Working Paper
Social protection and humanitarian assistance nexus for disaster response : lessons learnt from Fiji's Tropical Cyclone Winston (English)
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FEB 01, 2017 113710 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Urban Social Assistance: Emerging Insights from Three African Countries (English)
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DEC 01, 2016 110822 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Issues for civil service pension reform in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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NOV 01, 2016 110299 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pensions for public-sector employees : lessons from OECD Countries’ experience (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109429 Working Paper
Pension systems in Sub-Saharan Africa : brief review of design parameters and key performance indicators (English)
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OCT 01, 2016 109428 Working Paper
How to target households in adaptive social protection systems? : relative efficiency of proxy means test and household economy analysis in Niger (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 109528 Working Paper
Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia : Volume 1 - Report (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108183 Working Paper
Household enterprises in fragile and conflict-affected states : results from a qualitative toolkit piloted in Liberia (Vol. 2) : Volume 2 - Annexes (English)
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AUG 01, 2016 108183 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Germany-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106233 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Belgium-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106184 Working Paper
Do bilateral social security agreements deliver on the portability of pensions and health care benefits? A summary policy paper on four migration corridors between EU and non-EU member states (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106186 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the Austria-Turkey bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 106183 Working Paper
Assessing benefit portability for international migrant workers : a review of the France-Morocco bilateral social security agreement (English)
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MAY 01, 2016 111816 Working Paper
The Greek pension reform strategy 2010–2016 (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105821 Working Paper
Effectiveness of targeting mechanisms utilized in social protection programs in Bolivia (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100363 Working Paper
Integrating disaster response and climate resilience in social protection programs in the Pacific Island Countries (English)
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SEP 01, 2015 100084 Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Social sectors at a glance (English)
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AUG 01, 2015 99275 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Pension patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98131 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Entering the city : emerging evidence and practices with safety nets in urban areas (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98253 Working Paper (Numbered Series)