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Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)

This report provides an overview of current pension challenges and opportunities formembers of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)1. There is an urgent need to address pensionissues in the region to address fiscal, macroeconomic, sustainability, equity and welfarechallenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 118862 AUG 01, 2017

Price,William Joseph; Pallares-Miralles,Montserrat; Demarco,Gustavo C.; Attia,Habib Disclosed

Pension funds and the impact of switching regulation on long-term investment (English)

This paper looks at the impact of members' ability to switch pension fund provider and /or portfolio on the allocation of pension funds to long-term investments. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8143 JUL 11, 2017

Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique; Fuentes,Olga; Searle,Pamela; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth Disclosed

Social citizenship for older persons? : measuring the social quality of social pensions in the global south and explaining their spread (English)

Social pensions - non-contributory provisions for old age, mostly means-tested—have mushroomed in the global South since the 1990s, and have also been advocated by international organizations. ... See More +

Working Paper 117953 JUL 01, 2017

Böger,Tobias; Leisering,Lutz 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

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

Palestinian Liberation Organization (For the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority) - Palestinian National Development Plan - Development Policy Grant VII (English)

Ratings for the Palestinian Liberation Organization (For the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority) - Palestinian National Development Plan - Development Policy Grant VII for West Bank and Gaza were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was high, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was moderately unsatisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4190 JUN 09, 2017

Disclosed

Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)

This short note analyzes the fiscal and distributive impacts of the proposed pension reform currently under discussion in Brazil. It argues that the projected aging of Brazil`s population makes pension reform a necessity to regain the financial sustainability of the public pension system. ... See More +

Working Paper 114183 APR 11, 2017

Rudolph,Heinz P.; Zviniene,Asta; Olinto,Pedro Disclosed

What can we learn about pensions from the FINDEX data? (English)

This paper uses the FINDEX and administrative data toestimate the gender, ageand income compositionof workers covered bya mandated pensionscheme in a large numberof developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 113484 MAR 01, 2017

Majoka,Zaineb; Palacios,Robert J. 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

Expanding coverage of good quality private pensions (English)

This knowledge note by William Price, Marlon Rawlins and Fiona Stewart shares useful lessons from FIRST-funded pension projects led by the Finance and Markets Global Practice at the World Bank Group, which supported many countries in their efforts to improve the coverage of good-quality pensions and in increasing the supply of pension assets that can safely and sustainably fund long-term investment ... See More +

Brief 109086 SEP 01, 2016

Price,William Joseph; Rawlins,Marlon Rolston; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth Disclosed

Expanding coverage of good quality private pensions (English)

The FIRST Lessons Learned Series is a collection of FIRST's technical and functional insights gained from FIRST funded engagements. This knowledge note shares useful lessons from FIRST-funded pension projects led by the Finance and Markets Global Practice at the World Bank Group, which supported many countries in their efforts to improve the coverage of good-quality pensions and in increasing the supply of pension assets that can safely and sustainably fund long-term investment. ... See More +

Brief 108318 SEP 01, 2016

Price,William Joseph; Rawlins,Marlon Rolston; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth Disclosed

World - Outcome based assessments for private pensions : Methodology with a case study for Costa Rica (English)

This report illustrates a new methodology to develop an Outcomes and Risk Based Supervision (ORBS) framework for funded pensions with a case study of Costa Rica. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18888 JUN 24, 2016

Price,William Joseph Disclosed

World - Outcome based assessments for private pensions (Vol. 2) : A handbook (English)

This report illustrates a new methodology to develop an Outcomes and Risk Based Supervision (ORBS) framework for funded pensions with a case study of Costa Rica. ... See More +

Working Paper ACS18888 JUN 01, 2016

Price,William Joseph; Ashcroft,John Steven; Inglis,Richard Evan Disclosed

New participatory approaches in the formulation of public policies in Chile : the experience of the presidential advisory council for pension reform : Nuevas modalidades participativas en la formulación de politicas públicas en Chile : la experiencia del consejo asesor presidencial para la reforma previsional (Spanish)

La Presidenta Michelle Bachelet asumió la jefatura de estado en 2006 con dos grandes promesas: el Gobierno Ciudadano y la Reforma Previsional. Mientras la primera apuntaba a desarrollar un estilo de gobierno que considerara las necesidades, opiniones y sensibilidades de la ciudadanía, la Reforma Previsional pretendía transformar un componente central de la política social, prácticamente inalterado desde 1981, cuando se introdujo el régimen de capitalización individual en Chile. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 108728 JAN 01, 2016

Marcel,Mario Disclosed

Rwanda - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (private pensions and securities) (Vol. 2) : Comparison with good practices (English)

This review of consumer protection and financial literacy (CPFL) in the private pensions and securities sectors in Rwanda complements the 2013 review of Rwanda’s banking, microfinance, and insurance sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 113823 NOV 01, 2015

Berg,Gunhild; Castillo,Leyla V. Disclosed

Rwanda - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (private pensions and securities) : Key findings and recommendations (English)

This review of consumer protection and financial literacy (CPFL) in the private pensions and securities sectors in Rwanda complements the 2013 review of Rwanda’s banking, microfinance, and insurance sectors. ... See More +

Working Paper 113823 NOV 01, 2015

Berg,Gunhild; Castillo,Leyla V. Disclosed

Pension coverage for parents and educational investment in children: evidence from urban China (English)

When social security is established to provide pensions to parents, their reliance upon children for future financial support decreases, and their need to save for retirement also falls. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7457 OCT 26, 2015

Mu,Ren; Du,Yang 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 Disclosed

Palestinian Reform and Development Plan - Trust Fund (PRDP-TF) : quarterly review (April to June 2015) (English)

Despite the Palestinian Authority’s (PA’s) commendable efforts in managing the fiscal crisis resulting from the withholding of clearance revenues in early 2015, the fiscal situation remains precarious and expenditure growth is a concern. ... See More +

Working Paper 106074 JUN 30, 2015

Disclosed

Tanzania - First Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document 96600 MAY 20, 2015

Disclosed

Sixth Global Pension and Saving Conference, Washington DC 2-4 April 2014 (English)

Loic Chiquier, Director for the Capital Markets Practice and Middle East and North Africa Region and Arup Banerji, Director for Social Protection and Labor at the World Bank Group welcomed the Conference delegates. ... See More +

Working Paper 109131 APR 04, 2014

Disclosed

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Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118862 Working Paper
Pension funds and the impact of switching regulation on long-term investment (English)
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JUL 11, 2017 WPS8143 Policy Research Working Paper
Social citizenship for older persons? : measuring the social quality of social pensions in the global south and explaining their spread (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117953 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
Palestinian Liberation Organization (For the Benefit of the Palestinian Authority) - Palestinian National Development Plan - Development Policy Grant VII (English)
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JUN 09, 2017 ICR4190 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)
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APR 11, 2017 114183 Working Paper
What can we learn about pensions from the FINDEX data? (English)
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MAR 01, 2017 113484 Brief
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
Expanding coverage of good quality private pensions (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 109086 Brief
Expanding coverage of good quality private pensions (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108318 Brief
World - Outcome based assessments for private pensions : Methodology with a case study for Costa Rica (English)
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JUN 24, 2016 ACS18888 Working Paper
World - Outcome based assessments for private pensions (Vol. 2) : A handbook (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ACS18888 Working Paper
New participatory approaches in the formulation of public policies in Chile : the experience of the presidential advisory council for pension reform : Nuevas modalidades participativas en la formulación de politicas públicas en Chile : la experiencia del consejo asesor presidencial para la reforma previsional (Spanish)
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JAN 01, 2016 108728 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Rwanda - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (private pensions and securities) (Vol. 2) : Comparison with good practices (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 113823 Working Paper
Rwanda - Diagnostic review of consumer protection and financial literacy (private pensions and securities) : Key findings and recommendations (English)
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NOV 01, 2015 113823 Working Paper
Pension coverage for parents and educational investment in children: evidence from urban China (English)
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OCT 26, 2015 WPS7457 Policy Research Working Paper
Promoting active aging in Russia : working longer and more productively (English)
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SEP 12, 2015 99504 Working Paper
Palestinian Reform and Development Plan - Trust Fund (PRDP-TF) : quarterly review (April to June 2015) (English)
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JUN 30, 2015 106074 Working Paper
Tanzania - First Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 96600 Program Information Document
Sixth Global Pension and Saving Conference, Washington DC 2-4 April 2014 (English)
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APR 04, 2014 109131 Working Paper