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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

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 Chinese 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

Aging, social security design, and capital accumulation (English)

This paper analyzes the impact of aging on capital accumulation and welfare in a country with a sizable unfunded social security system. Using a two-period overlapping generation model with endogenous retirement decisions, the paper shows that the type of aging and the type of unfunded social security system are important in understanding this impact. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7418 SEP 22, 2015

Dedry,Antoine; Onder,Harun; Pestieau,Pierre 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

Inventory of social protection programs in Myanmar (English)

Myanmar’s spending on and coverage of social protection programs is low. Developing the building blocks of a social protection system needs to be a gradual process based on strengtheninginstitutional capacity and ensuring fiscal sustainability. ... See More +

Working Paper 97954 JUL 07, 2015

Infante Villarroel,Alba Mariana Disclosed

Strengthening social security provision in Myanmar (English)

Myanmar has a mix of contributory and non-contributory programs providing some elements of social security but for a very small section of the population. ... See More +

Working Paper 97960 JUL 07, 2015

Dutta,Puja Vasudeva; O'Keefe,Philip B.; Palacios,Robert J. Disclosed

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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
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 Chinese
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
Aging, social security design, and capital accumulation (English)
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SEP 22, 2015 WPS7418 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 Russian
Inventory of social protection programs in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97954 Working Paper
Strengthening social security provision in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97960 Working Paper