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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

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

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

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 J.; 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

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

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

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

Pension patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

This report provides an initial stocktaking of the characteristics, environment and performance of public and private pensions and elderly assistance programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 98131 JUL 01, 2015

Dorfman,Mark Charles Disclosed

Tanzania - First Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (English)

Program Information Document 96600 MAY 20, 2015

Disclosed

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. Disclosed

Defining, measuring, and benchmarking administrative expenditures of mandatory social security programs (English)

This study provides a framework for comparison and benchmarking of administrative expenditures of public and private social security programs. The paper presents the genesis of the inquiries into the subject, reviewing some of the most relevant literature on administrative expenditures and the costs of mandatory programs produced over the past two decades. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 95198 FEB 01, 2015

Sluchynsky, Oleksiy Disclosed

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Inherited wealth and demographic aging (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 WPS7739 Policy Research 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
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
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
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
Strengthening social security provision in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97960 Working Paper
Inventory of social protection programs in Myanmar (English)
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JUL 07, 2015 97954 Working Paper
Pension patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2015 98131 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Tanzania - First Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (English)
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MAY 20, 2015 96600 Program Information Document
An examination of elderly co-residence in the developing world (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 96557 Brief
Defining, measuring, and benchmarking administrative expenditures of mandatory social security programs (English)
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FEB 01, 2015 95198 Working Paper (Numbered Series)