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Jobs' Amenability to Working from Home : Evidence from Skills Surveys for 53 Countries (English)

The spread of COVID-19 and implementation of "social distancing" policies around the world have raised the question of how many jobs can be done at home. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS9241 MAY 11, 2020

Hatayama,Maho; Viollaz,Mariana; Winkler,Hernan Jorge Disclosed

Options for reforming early retirement system for special and hazardous occupations in Montenegro (English)

The report is structured as follows. In the first section, authors refer to the demographic and labor market context in Montenegro, which indicate the risks and challenges ahead of the pension system in Montenegro. ... See More +

Working Paper 117099 JUN 29, 2017

Chłoń-Domińczak, Agnieszka; Vukajlović-Grba, Danijela Disclosed

Will the digital revolution help or hurt employment? Adaptation a key to realizing job gains (English)

What will technological change deliver in the coming decades? And what can we do to determine the outcome? Technological change in any given society is never smooth and always negotiated. ... See More +

Brief 103148 FEB 01, 2016

Raja,Siddhartha; Ampah,Mavis A. Disclosed

Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)

Wage inequality has declined in Mexico since 2000. Using data from Mexican labor surveys for the period between 2000 and 2014, this paper investigates whether the decline was driven by wages declining more sharply for younger or older workers. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7546 JAN 27, 2016

Campos-Vazquez,Raymundo M.; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Lustig,Nora Disclosed

Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (Russian)

A shrinking working-age population will be the Russian Federation's biggest demographic challenge in coming decades. With workers increasingly scarce, sustainable future economic development depends on Russia's ability to bring into the labor force currently under-utilized groups, such as young mothers and older people, and to maximize the productivity of every worker. ... See More +

Working Paper 99504 OCT 01, 2015

Levin,Victoria English Disclosed

Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)

A shrinking working-age population will be the Russian Federation's biggest demographic challenge in coming decades. With workers increasingly scarce, sustainable future economic development depends on Russia's ability to bring into the labor force currently under-utilized groups, such as young mothers and older people, and to maximize the productivity of every worker. ... See More +

Working Paper 99504 SEP 12, 2015

Levin,Victoria Russian Disclosed

Aging with growth in Central Europe and the Baltics : what’s next for old Europe? (English)

Europe’s population is growing older. People are living longer and healthier lives. Wealthier European Union (EU) countries have enjoyed near‐universal access to better health care and seen public health promotion and lifestyle changes that have reduced the morbidity and mortality due to heart disease, an effort known as the ‘cardiovascular revolution’. ... See More +

Working Paper 98481 JAN 01, 2015

Sinnott,Emily; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes Disclosed

The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)

The pension and old age security systems that originated in Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have been effective in sharply reducing poverty rates among the elderly throughout Europe. ... See More +

Publication 84686 JAN 31, 2014

Abels,Miglena; Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Eckardt,Sebastian; Immervoll,Herwig; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Rudolph,Heinz P.; Schwarz,Anita M.; Zviniene,Asta Disclosed

The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)

The pension and old age security systems that originated in Europe in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries have been effective in sharply reducing poverty rates among the elderly throughout Europe. ... See More +

Publication 84686 JAN 31, 2014

Abels,Miglena; Arias Diaz,Omar S.; Eckardt,Sebastian; Immervoll,Herwig; Koettl-Brodmann,Johannes; Rudolph,Heinz P.; Schwarz,Anita M.; Zviniene,Asta Disclosed

The labor supply and retirement behavior of China's older workers and elderly in comparative perspective (English)

This paper highlights the employment patterns of China's over-45 population and, for perspective, places them in the context of work and retirement patterns in Indonesia, Korea, the United States, and the United Kingdom. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5853 OCT 01, 2011

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Cai, Wei Disclosed

Employability and productivity among older workers : a policy framework and evidence from Latin America (English)

As Latin American and the Caribbean countries face rapid aging transitions, the economic contribution of older workers will need to be strengthened. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 63230 JUL 01, 2011

Murrugarra, Edmundo Disclosed

Europe 2020 : the employment, skills and innovation agenda - a World Bank technical note (English)

This technical note highlights some of the work the World Bank has recently conducted in support of the growth agenda outlined in the Europe 2020 strategy. ... See More +

Working Paper 60847 MAR 15, 2011

Disclosed

Europe 2020 Poland : fueling growth and competitiveness through employment, skills, and innovation (English)

Growth and competitiveness through employment, skills, and innovation and technology absorption are key issues to enable the European Union (EU) to meet the targets set out in the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable, and inclusive growth. ... See More +

72815 MAR 01, 2011

Arnhold,Nina; Goldberg,Itzhak; Kapil,Natasha; Piatkowski,Marcin Miroslaw; Rutkowski,Jan Jerzy Disclosed

Pension reform in Southeastern Europe : linking to labor and financial market reforms (English)

The reform of public pension systems and, more generally, the review of old-age income support are on the reform agenda worldwide. The reform discussion is more intense in countries where population aging is well advanced, including the member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), much of Latin America, China, Russia, and the former transition economies of Southeastern Europe (SEE). ... See More +

Publication 47243 OCT 20, 2008

Holzmann, Robert; MacKellar, Landis; Repansek, Jana Disclosed

Pension reform in Southeastern Europe : linking to labor and financial market reform (English)

This volume has three main parts. Part one, "setting the stage," begins with an opening statement by the Slovenian minister of finance (chapter one), followed by an introduction to the conference topic (chapter two) and an analysis of "new social risks, the life course, and social policy" (chapter three). ... See More +

Working Paper 46969 JAN 01, 2008

Holzmann, Robert; MacKellar, Landis; Repansek, Jana; Disclosed

Switching : the role of choice in the transition to a funded pension system (English)

The transition from a wholly public, pay-as-you go pension system to one where pensions are also provided by individual, privately managed pension accounts does not directly affect those receiving pensions at the time of the reform. ... See More +

Brief 33388 JUL 12, 2005

French, Spanish

How poor are the old? a survey of evidence from 44 countries (English)

This paper surveys 11 international comparative studies of poverty, income distribution, and the elderly. Although it focuses on OECD economies, some 44 countries are covered. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 23141 JUN 30, 2000

Whitehouse, Edward

Retirement : can pension reform reverse the trend to earlier retirement? (English)

This edition of the Pension Reform Primer examines the global trend in early retirement among rich and poorer countries, the reasons for people retiring early, the burden of early retirement on the pension system, recent policy initiatives to promote employment of older workers, and people's responses to incentives. ... See More +

Brief 33386 JAN 01, 2000

French, Mongolian, Spanish Disclosed

Retirement : can pension reform reverse the trend to earlier retirement? : La retraite : la reforme des pensions peut-elle inverser la tendence a la retraite anticipee? (French)

This edition of the Pension Reform Primer examines the global trend in early retirement among rich and poorer countries, the reasons for people retiring early, the burden of early retirement on the pension system, recent policy initiatives to promote employment of older workers, and people's responses to incentives. ... See More +

Brief 33386 JAN 01, 2000

English, Mongolian, Spanish Disclosed

Pension plans and retirement incentives (English)

This paper aims to examine the impact of type of pension scheme on retirement behavior. Section 1 describes a simple, theoretical model of optimal retirement. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 20851 AUG 31, 1999

Disney, Richard; Whitehouse, Edward

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Jobs' Amenability to Working from Home : Evidence from Skills Surveys for 53 Countries (English)
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MAY 11, 2020 WPS9241 Policy Research Working Paper
Options for reforming early retirement system for special and hazardous occupations in Montenegro (English)
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JUN 29, 2017 117099 Working Paper
Will the digital revolution help or hurt employment? Adaptation a key to realizing job gains (English)
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FEB 01, 2016 103148 Brief
Declining wages for college-educated workers in Mexico : are younger or older cohorts hurt the most ? (English)
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JAN 27, 2016 WPS7546 Policy Research Working Paper
Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (Russian)
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OCT 01, 2015 99504 Working Paper English
Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99504 Working Paper Russian
Aging with growth in Central Europe and the Baltics : what’s next for old Europe? (English)
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JAN 01, 2015 98481 Working Paper
The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia (Vol. 2) : Main report (English)
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JAN 31, 2014 84686 Publication
The inverting pyramid : pension systems facing demographic challenges in Europe and Central Asia : Overview (English)
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JAN 31, 2014 84686 Publication
The labor supply and retirement behavior of China's older workers and elderly in comparative perspective (English)
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OCT 01, 2011 WPS5853 Policy Research Working Paper
Employability and productivity among older workers : a policy framework and evidence from Latin America (English)
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JUL 01, 2011 63230 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Europe 2020 : the employment, skills and innovation agenda - a World Bank technical note (English)
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MAR 15, 2011 60847 Working Paper
Europe 2020 Poland : fueling growth and competitiveness through employment, skills, and innovation (English)
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MAR 01, 2011 72815
Pension reform in Southeastern Europe : linking to labor and financial market reforms (English)
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OCT 20, 2008 47243 Publication
Pension reform in Southeastern Europe : linking to labor and financial market reform (English)
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JAN 01, 2008 46969 Working Paper
Switching : the role of choice in the transition to a funded pension system (English)
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JUL 12, 2005 33388 Brief French, Spanish
How poor are the old? a survey of evidence from 44 countries (English)
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JUN 30, 2000 23141 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Retirement : can pension reform reverse the trend to earlier retirement? (English)
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JAN 01, 2000 33386 Brief French, Mongolian, Spanish
Retirement : can pension reform reverse the trend to earlier retirement? : La retraite : la reforme des pensions peut-elle inverser la tendence a la retraite anticipee? (French)
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JAN 01, 2000 33386 Brief English, Mongolian, Spanish
Pension plans and retirement incentives (English)
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AUG 31, 1999 20851 Working Paper (Numbered Series)