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Review of the actuarial forecasts of the proposed contributory social security regime in Timor-Leste (English)

This report briefly summarizes the results for the analysis of the design, financing and administrative processes for a national social security system covering all salaried workers in Timor-Leste, including analysis of the actuarial report (ACL Report) prepared for the Directorate General of Social Security by its consultant. ... See More +

Working Paper 92717 SEP 14, 2014

Proving incentives for long-term investment by pension funds : the use of outcome-based benchmarks (English)

A fundamental goal of any pension system is to ensure that members receive an adequate income when they retire. Although traditional defined benefit pension plans set out how pension income will be determined in advance and then strive to deliver this, the growing number of defined contribution plans accumulate a sum of assets which can then be turned into a pension income on retirement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6885 MAY 01, 2014

Stewart, Fiona

Kyrgyz Republic - Public expenditure review policy notes : pensions (English)

Today, the Kyrgyz pension system plays a major role in poverty alleviation of the elderly but this role is diminishing fast due to low coverage of working age population. ... See More +

Public Expenditure Review 89007 MAY 01, 2014

Bogomolova, Tatyana

Pension risk and risk based supervision in defined contribution pension funds (English)

The main goal of any pension system is to ensure that members receive an adequate pension income when they retire. Whilst traditional defined benefit (DB) pension plans set out what that pension income will be in advance and then strive to deliver it, the growing number of defined contribution (DC) plans accumulates a sum of assets which can then be turned into a pension income on retirement. ... See More +

Economic Updates and Modeling 86428 MAR 18, 2014

Randle, Tony; Rudolph, Heinz P.

Pension risk and risk-based supervision in defined contribution pension funds (English)

Defined contribution pension systems have faced criticism in the wake of the financial and economic crisis for not delivering adequate and sustainable pension incomes at retirement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6813 MAR 01, 2014

Randle, Tony; Rudolph, Heinz P.

Uganda - First Uganda Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (PRPC) (English)

Project Information Document AB7516 FEB 20, 2014

Albania - Financial sector assessment program (English)

This note sets out options to develop private pensions in Albania. It has been requested by the authorities to help create a more diversified pension system that can deliver improved outcomes for Albania in decades to come. ... See More +

Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) 89249 FEB 01, 2014

Creation of a reformed pension system for civil servants in Timor-Leste (English)

In February 2011, the government of Timor-Leste (GoTL) enacted a law creating a pension system for civil servants. However, the government now wants to repeal and replace this pension law as it deems it too broad in scope, coverage and cost, and it contains several non-standard design features. ... See More +

Working Paper 92716 FEB 01, 2014

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

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

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

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

Sewing success? : employment, wages, and poverty following the end of the multi-fibre arrangement (Chinese)

The global textile and apparel sector is critically important as an early phase in industrialization for many developing countries and as a provider of employment opportunities to thousands of low-income workers, many of them women. ... See More +

Publication 67524 JAN 21, 2014

Acevedo, Gladys Lopez; Robertson, Raymond

Mobility Pensions within the Framework of the Eurasian Economic Union and the CIS (Russian)

The purpose of this study of Mobility Pensions within the Framework of the Eurasian Economic Union and the CIS was to assess the potential of integrated and contractionary factors of mobility practices in the context of pension processes of labor migration and economic integration with the interests of recipient countriesapos; labor force (Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus) and donor countries (Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Armenia). ... See More +

Publication 63780 JAN 01, 2014

Vinokurov, E. [editor]; Onishchenko, K.V. [editor]; Tamazova, L.O. [editor]; Kulikova, V.B.; Karabchuk, T.S.; Kostenko, V.V.; Almakaeva, A.M.; Soboleva, N.E.; Zhyusten, A.; Pereboyev , V.S.; Titov, S.A.

Social security employment fields (2014-2019) : Ringkasan peta jalan penyelenggaraan (Bahasa (Indonesian))

Working Paper 92718 JAN 01, 2014

World Bank Administrative Tribunal : Daniel Lecuona versus IBRD (English)

Decision number 484 of the World Bank Administrative Tribunal concerns the judgment for Daniel Lecuona, applicant, versus The World Bank, respondent, as released on January 28, 2013. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 86172 OCT 03, 2013

Review of public expenditures on health (Russian)

This policy note is part of the World Bankapos;s Programmatic Public Expenditure Review (PER) work program for FY2012-2014. The PER consists of a series of fiscal policy notes, which aim at providing the Government of Tajikistan with recommendations to strengthen budgetary processes and analysis. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 89181 AUG 01, 2013

Giuffrida, Antonio; Msisha, Wezi Marianne; Barfieva, Sarvinos

Twenty years of health system reform in Brazil : an assessment of the sistema unico de saude (English)

It has been more than 20 years since Brazilapos;s 1988 Constitution formally established the Unified Health System (Sistema Unico de Saude, SUS). ... See More +

Publication 78682 JUN 13, 2013

Gragnolati, Michele; Lindelow, Magnus; Couttolenc, Bernard

Jamaica - Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)

The objectives of the Social Protection Project for Jamaica are to support Jamaica in strengthening its social protection system. (i) further improve the effectiveness of the Program for Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH) to foster investment by poor families in human capital accumulation; (ii) develop a structured system for assisting working age persons of PATH households seek and retain employment; (iii) enable the formulation of a reform program for the pension schemes for public sector workers; and (iv) develop a social protection strategy. ... See More +

Project Paper 78557 JUN 06, 2013

Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (English)

This paper first reviews the history of social insurance policy and coverage in urban China, documenting the evolution in the coverage of pensions and medical and unemployment insurance for both local residents and migrants, and highlighting obstacles to expanding coverage. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6497 JUN 01, 2013

Giles, John; Wang, Dewen; Park, Albert

Reversal and reduction, resolution, and reform : lessons from the financial crisis in Europe and Central Asia to improve outcomes from mandatory private pensions (English)

This report examines the impact of the financial crisis on privately funded pensions in the Europe and Central Asia region. It describes their pension systems and the impact of the crisis. ... See More +

Other Financial Sector Study 77779 MAY 01, 2013

Price, Will; Rudolph, Heinz P.

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Review of the actuarial forecasts of the proposed contributory social security regime in Timor-Leste (English)
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SEP 14, 2014 92717 Working Paper
Proving incentives for long-term investment by pension funds : the use of outcome-based benchmarks (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 WPS6885 Policy Research Working Paper
Kyrgyz Republic - Public expenditure review policy notes : pensions (English)
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MAY 01, 2014 89007 Public Expenditure Review
Pension risk and risk based supervision in defined contribution pension funds (English)
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MAR 18, 2014 86428 Economic Updates and Modeling
Pension risk and risk-based supervision in defined contribution pension funds (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6813 Policy Research Working Paper
Uganda - First Uganda Pension Reform Policy Credit Project (PRPC) (English)
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FEB 20, 2014 AB7516 Project Information Document
Albania - Financial sector assessment program (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 89249 Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP)
Creation of a reformed pension system for civil servants in Timor-Leste (English)
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FEB 01, 2014 92716 Working Paper
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 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
Sewing success? : employment, wages, and poverty following the end of the multi-fibre arrangement (Chinese)
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JAN 21, 2014 67524 Publication
Mobility Pensions within the Framework of the Eurasian Economic Union and the CIS (Russian)
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JAN 01, 2014 63780 Publication
Social security employment fields (2014-2019) : Ringkasan peta jalan penyelenggaraan (Bahasa (Indonesian))
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JAN 01, 2014 92718 Working Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 (English)
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NOV 13, 2013 83751 Minutes
World Bank Administrative Tribunal : Daniel Lecuona versus IBRD (English)
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OCT 03, 2013 86172 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Review of public expenditures on health (Russian)
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AUG 01, 2013 89181 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Twenty years of health system reform in Brazil : an assessment of the sistema unico de saude (English)
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JUN 13, 2013 78682 Publication
Jamaica - Social Protection Project : restructuring (English)
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JUN 06, 2013 78557 Project Paper
Expanding social insurance coverage in urban China (English)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6497 Policy Research Working Paper
Reversal and reduction, resolution, and reform : lessons from the financial crisis in Europe and Central Asia to improve outcomes from mandatory private pensions (English)
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MAY 01, 2013 77779 Other Financial Sector Study