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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

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

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

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

Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)

The role of inherited wealth in modern economies has increasingly come under scrutiny. This study presents one of the first attempts to shed light on how demographic aging could shape this role. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7739 JUN 30, 2016

Onder,Harun; Pestieau,Pierre 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

Philippines - Review of the social security system : considerations for strengthening sustainability and coverage (English)

This report was prepared at the request of the Philippines Social Security System (SSS) to analyze key challenges and propose reform options to improve the sustainability and expand the coverage of old age income protection for private sector workers. ... See More +

Working Paper 106597 JUN 23, 2016

Razat,Maya 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

Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (June 2016) (English)

This Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program covers FY17 Q1, FY17 Q2, and updated reports and other documents to be circulated for information. ... See More +

Board Report 106159 JUN 01, 2016

Disclosed

Audit Committee and Budget Committee : minutes of joint meeting held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 (English)

Minutes 106544 MAY 25, 2016

Disclosed

Matching contributions for pensions : a review of international experience : 匹配捐款養老金:國際經驗回顧 (Chinese)

Establishing robust, equitable, and effective social protection is essential to reducing poverty and boosting prosperity at all levels of development. ... See More +

Publication 73513 MAY 10, 2016

Hinz,Richard Paul; Holzmann,Robert; Takayama,Noriyuki; Tuesta, David 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 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

Closing the health gaps for the elderly : promoting health equity and social inclusion in Thailand (English)

Thailand has succeeded in expanding coverage of publicly-funded and publicly-managed health insurance schemes, following the introduction of universal health coverage policy in 2001. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS13326 APR 01, 2016

Sondergaard,Lars M. 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

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

Maldives - Pension and Social Protection Administration Project (English)

Ratings for the Pension and Social Protection (SP) Administration Project for Maldives were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, risk to development outcome was substantial, Bank performance was satisfactory, and Borrower performance was moderately satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR3458 DEC 30, 2015

Disclosed

Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)

The population in East Asia and Pacific is aging rapidly, raising concerns about the implications for the region’s economic future. This report aims to crystallize what is known about the rapidly changing and diverse demographics of East Asian and Pacific countries. ... See More +

Publication 102126 DEC 10, 2015

O'Keefe,Philip B.; Umapathi,Nithin; Somanathan,Aparnaa; Palacios,Robert J.; Giles,John T.; Flochel,Thomas; Van Doorn,Ralph; Pradelli,Juan; Huang,Yang; Moroz,Harry Edmund; Sen,Shonali; Velamuri,Malathi; Hasegawa,Naoko; Ozden,Caglar; Testaverde,Mauro; Tong, Minna Han; Hu,Yuqing; Nakayama,Risa; Beath,Andrew; Ikeda,Yukiyo 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

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Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118862 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
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
Expanding coverage of good quality private pensions (English)
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SEP 01, 2016 108318 Brief
Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7739 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Philippines - Review of the social security system : considerations for strengthening sustainability and coverage (English)
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JUN 23, 2016 106597 Working Paper
World - Outcome based assessments for private pensions (Vol. 2) : A handbook (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 ACS18888 Working Paper
Executive Directors' strategic engagements work program (undated) (June 2016) (English)
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JUN 01, 2016 106159 Board Report
Audit Committee and Budget Committee : minutes of joint meeting held on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 (English)
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MAY 25, 2016 106544 Minutes
Matching contributions for pensions : a review of international experience : 匹配捐款養老金:國際經驗回顧 (Chinese)
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MAY 10, 2016 73513 Publication
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 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
Closing the health gaps for the elderly : promoting health equity and social inclusion in Thailand (English)
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APR 01, 2016 AUS13326 Working Paper
The Greek pension reform strategy 2010–2016 (English)
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MAR 01, 2016 105821 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)
Maldives - Pension and Social Protection Administration Project (English)
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DEC 30, 2015 ICR3458 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Live long and prosper : aging in East Asia and Pacific (English)
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DEC 10, 2015 102126 Publication
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