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An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)

Co-residence is an important source of support for the elderly, especially in countries where pension systems do not cover most of the population. ... See More +

Brief 96557 MAY 01, 2015

Evans,Brooks Fox; Palacios,Robert J.

Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications : Éaboration de Systèmes de Protection SociaLe et de Promotion du Travail : Concepts et conséquences sur le plan opérationnel (French)

This note presents a framework for designing and implementing social protection and labor (SPL) systems in middle and low income countries. It argues that enhancing coordination across SPL policies, programs, and administrative tools has the potential to enhance both individual program performance as well as the overall provision of social protection across programs. ... See More +

Brief 68514 APR 01, 2015

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese

Poverty reduction and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries (English)

Safety nets are on the rise in Africa, and beginning to evolve from scattered standalone programs into systems. Until recently, many African countries approached social protection on an ad-hoc basis. ... See More +

Brief 83911 NOV 01, 2013

Monchuk, Victoria

Common ground : UNICEF and World Bank approaches to building social protection systems (English)

The recently released United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund (UNICEF) social protection strategic framework and the World Bank social protection and labor strategy call for taking a systems approach to social protection as a way to help countries, communities, families and children enhance resilience, equity and opportunity. ... See More +

Brief 78652 JUN 01, 2013

Rawlings, Laura; Murthy, Sheila; Winder, Natalia

Early childhood : protecting and promoting human development in times of economic shocks (English)

Development from conception to five years of age can determine later life outcomes ranging from educational achievement, labor market success, to risky and delinquent behaviors. ... See More +

Brief 69992 JUN 01, 2012

Wuermli, Alice; Hempel, Kevin; Lundberg, Mattias; Arbelaez, Juliana

Adolescence : protecting and promoting human development in times of economic shocks (English)

Adolescence is a demanding and critical period in life. Failure to meet certain developmental milestones can have serious short- and long-term implications for the individual and society at large. ... See More +

Brief 69995 JUN 01, 2012

Hempel, Kevin; Wuermli, Alice; Lundberg, Mattias

Middle childhood : protecting and promoting human development in times of economic shocks (English)

Middle childhood (approximately 6-12 years old) is a crucial time for developing cognitive and socio emotional competencies, and economic crises can affect childrens development with long-lasting consequences for adolescence and adulthood. ... See More +

Brief 69993 JUN 01, 2012

Hempel, Kevin; Wuermli, Alice; Lundberg, Mattias

Activation policies in OECD countries : an overview of current approaches (English)

This note summarizes activation policy strategies in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. Policy makers can choose from a broad menu of options. ... See More +

Brief 71903 JUN 01, 2012

Immervoll, Herwig

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

This note presents a framework for designing and implementing social protection and labor (SPL) systems in middle and low income countries. It argues that enhancing coordination across SPL policies, programs, and administrative tools has the potential to enhance both individual program performance as well as the overall provision of social protection across programs. ... See More +

Brief 68514 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Productive role of safety nets (Chinese)

Social protection has long been considered instrumental in redistributing gains from growth to achieve greater equality and only recently has it been seen as a well-designed instrument contributing to higher growth. ... See More +

Brief 68515 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic

Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications : La creación de los sistemas de protección social y trabajo : conceptos y repercusiones operacionales (Spanish)

This note presents a framework for designing and implementing social protection and labor (SPL) systems in middle and low income countries. It argues that enhancing coordination across SPL policies, programs, and administrative tools has the potential to enhance both individual program performance as well as the overall provision of social protection across programs. ... See More +

Brief 68514 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

Productive role of safety nets : O papel produtivo das redes de segurança (Portuguese)

Social protection has long been considered instrumental in redistributing gains from growth to achieve greater equality and only recently has it been seen as a well-designed instrument contributing to higher growth. ... See More +

Brief 68515 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Productive role of safety nets : Le rôle productif des filets de protection sociale (French)

Social protection has long been considered instrumental in redistributing gains from growth to achieve greater equality and only recently has it been seen as a well-designed instrument contributing to higher growth. ... See More +

Brief 68515 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese

Labor markets in low and middle-income countries : Trends and implications for social protection and labor policies (Arabic)

This note reviews labor market trends in the developing world, identifies specific problems and policy priorities across groups of countries, and derives implications for the World Banks work on labor and the new social protection and labor strategy for the next decade. ... See More +

Brief 68519 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Productive role of safety nets : La Función Productiva de las Redes de Protección Social (Spanish)

Social protection has long been considered instrumental in redistributing gains from growth to achieve greater equality and only recently has it been seen as a well-designed instrument contributing to higher growth. ... See More +

Brief 68515 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

The World Bank in Pensions (Chinese)

Pensions and social insurance programs that address the risks of death, disability and old age faced by all households are an integral part of any social protection system. ... See More +

Brief 68520 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic

Rules, roles, and controls : Governance in social protection with an application to social assistance (Arabic)

The rapid expansion of social protection programs in response to growing economic volatility at the country and household levels has heightened interest from governments and donors alike in their governance. ... See More +

Brief 68518 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese

Improving Access to Jobs and Earnings Opportunities : The role of activation and graduation policies in developing countries : Aumento do Acesso ao Emprego e às Oportunidades de Ganho : O papel das políticas de ativação e graduação nos países em desenvolvimento (Portuguese)

Across high, middle, and low income countries, the typology of activation and graduation programs and policies-and the principles that drive their design have many similarities and remain relevant for individuals who are not receiving any type of transfer and yet are facing difficulties finding a salary job, moving into self employment, or are involved in low productivity and low earnings activities. ... See More +

Brief 68516 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese

Improving Access to Jobs and Earnings Opportunities : The role of activation and graduation policies in developing countries (Russian)

Across high, middle, and low income countries, the typology of activation and graduation programs and policies-and the principles that drive their design have many similarities and remain relevant for individuals who are not receiving any type of transfer and yet are facing difficulties finding a salary job, moving into self employment, or are involved in low productivity and low earnings activities. ... See More +

Brief 68516 APR 01, 2012

English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

Improving Access to Jobs and Earnings Opportunities : The role of activation and graduation policies in developing countries : Mejorar El Acceso Al Empleo Y Las Oportunidades Para Generar Ingresos : La función de las políticas de activación y graduación en los países en desarrollo (Spanish)

Across high, middle, and low income countries, the typology of activation and graduation programs and policies-and the principles that drive their design have many similarities and remain relevant for individuals who are not receiving any type of transfer and yet are facing difficulties finding a salary job, moving into self employment, or are involved in low productivity and low earnings activities. ... See More +

Brief 68516 APR 01, 2012

English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese

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An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96557 Brief
Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications : Éaboration de Systèmes de Protection SociaLe et de Promotion du Travail : Concepts et conséquences sur le plan opérationnel (French)
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APR 01, 2015 68514 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese
Poverty reduction and investing in people : the new role of safety nets in Africa - experiences from 22 countries (English)
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NOV 01, 2013 83911 Brief
Common ground : UNICEF and World Bank approaches to building social protection systems (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 78652 Brief
Early childhood : protecting and promoting human development in times of economic shocks (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 69992 Brief
Adolescence : protecting and promoting human development in times of economic shocks (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 69995 Brief
Middle childhood : protecting and promoting human development in times of economic shocks (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 69993 Brief
Activation policies in OECD countries : an overview of current approaches (English)
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JUN 01, 2012 71903 Brief
Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2012 68514 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Productive role of safety nets (Chinese)
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APR 01, 2012 68515 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic
Building social protection and labor systems : concepts and operational implications : La creación de los sistemas de protección social y trabajo : conceptos y repercusiones operacionales (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2012 68514 Brief English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
Productive role of safety nets : O papel produtivo das redes de segurança (Portuguese)
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APR 01, 2012 68515 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Productive role of safety nets : Le rôle productif des filets de protection sociale (French)
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APR 01, 2012 68515 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Chinese
Labor markets in low and middle-income countries : Trends and implications for social protection and labor policies (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2012 68519 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Productive role of safety nets : La Función Productiva de las Redes de Protección Social (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2012 68515 Brief English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
The World Bank in Pensions (Chinese)
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APR 01, 2012 68520 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic
Rules, roles, and controls : Governance in social protection with an application to social assistance (Arabic)
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APR 01, 2012 68518 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Chinese
Improving Access to Jobs and Earnings Opportunities : The role of activation and graduation policies in developing countries : Aumento do Acesso ao Emprego e às Oportunidades de Ganho : O papel das políticas de ativação e graduação nos países em desenvolvimento (Portuguese)
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APR 01, 2012 68516 Brief English, Russian, Spanish, French, Arabic, Chinese
Improving Access to Jobs and Earnings Opportunities : The role of activation and graduation policies in developing countries (Russian)
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APR 01, 2012 68516 Brief English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese
Improving Access to Jobs and Earnings Opportunities : The role of activation and graduation policies in developing countries : Mejorar El Acceso Al Empleo Y Las Oportunidades Para Generar Ingresos : La función de las políticas de activación y graduación en los países en desarrollo (Spanish)
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APR 01, 2012 68516 Brief English, Russian, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Chinese