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Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP10178 JUN 11, 2018

Naveed Rajput Disclosed

Designing pension systems with coherent funded private pillars including issues for notional defined contribution schemes (English)

This paper reviews the factors that should guide the design of private funded pensions to create a complete pension system alongside a notional defined contribution—or public—component. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8420 APR 30, 2018

Price,William Joseph Disclosed

Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP7076 FEB 14, 2018

Naveed Rajput Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Housing Finance Development Program - P131973 - Sequence No : 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR31390 FEB 14, 2018

Popovic,Andrej Disclosed

Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (Spanish)

Today's pension policies can affect retirement incomes and the public finances for decades to come. Retirement income systems that are affordable today, will often prove unsustainable in the future, given the twin pressures of demographic aging and the maturing of pension schemes. ... See More +

Brief 33381 FEB 01, 2018

French, English Disclosed

Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (French)

Today's pension policies can affect retirement incomes and the public finances for decades to come. Retirement income systems that are affordable today, will often prove unsustainable in the future, given the twin pressures of demographic aging and the maturing of pension schemes. ... See More +

Brief 33381 FEB 01, 2018

Spanish, English Disclosed

Why are more sovereigns issuing in Euros? Choosing between USD and EUR-denominated bonds (English)

This paper presents and discusses the arguments offered by several sovereigns that have joined a trend starting in 2013 whereby sovereign and corporate issuers, especially in Latin America, have gradually replaced a portion of the funding raised in U.S. dollars with euros. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8324 JAN 30, 2018

Velandia-Rubiano,Antonio; Cabral,Rodrigo Silveira Veiga Disclosed

Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)

Procurement Plan STEP5362 NOV 27, 2017

Rana Talal Zahid Disclosed

The evolution of the Canadian pension model : practical lessons for building world-class pension organizations (English)

Over the past three decades, a Canadian model of public pension has emerged that combines independent governance, professional in-house investment management, scale, and extensive geographic and asset-class diversification. ... See More +

Working Paper 121375 NOV 17, 2017

Disclosed

What are the effects of expanding a social pension program on extreme poverty and labor supply ? evidence from Mexico's pension program for the elderly (English)

In 2013, Mexico's Social Pension Program for the Elderly was expanded by changing its eligibility threshold from age 70 to age 65. Using pooled cross-sectional data from Mexico's National Household Income and Expenditure Survey, the exogenous variation around eligibility age was exploited to uncover the causal effects of this expansion on extreme poverty and labor supply of the newly eligible population, and to explore potential transmission mechanisms. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8229 OCT 30, 2017

Avila Parra,Clemente; Escamilla Guerrero,David Ricardo Disclosed

The distributional impact of taxes and transfers : evidence from eight low- and middle-income countries (English)

In addition to its impact on economic growth and macroeconomic stability, fiscal policy affects the distribution of income across households and individuals through the use of taxes and expenditures. ... See More +

Publication 119229 AUG 24, 2017

Inchauste Comboni,Maria Gabriela; Lustig,Nora-451471; Younger,Stephen D.; Khachatryan,Artsvi; Hill,Ruth; Tsehaye,Eyasu; Kahsay,Tassew Woldehanna; Cancho,Cesar A.; Bondarenko,Elena; Jellema,Jon Robbert; Wai-Poi,Matthew Grant; Afkar,Rythia; Alam,Shamma Adeeb; Serajuddin,Umar; Lopez-Calva,Luis-Felipe; Matytsin,Mikhail; Popova,Daria; Maboshe,Mashekwa; Purfield,Catriona Mary; Woolard,Ingrid Denise; Arunatilake,Nisha Kanthimathie 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

Pension funds, capital markets, and the power of diversification (English)

The potential for pension funds to contribute to capital markets and thereby economic growth has been argued on a theoretical basis and demonstrated empirically. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8136 JUL 05, 2017

Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Despalins,Romain; Remizova,Inna Disclosed

P110538_UZ_FVWRMP Phase I_audited PFS_Apr 10.2017 : P110538_UZ_FVWRMP Phase I_audited PFS_Dec 31.2016 (English)

Auditing Document AUD0008550 JUN 26, 2017

Iriskulov,Djamshid Disclosed

Kosovo - Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) (English)

Ratings for the Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) for Kosovo were as follows: outcomes were moderately satisfactory, the risk to development outcome was moderate, the Bank performance was moderately satisfactory, and the Borrower performance was also satisfactory. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4157 JUN 16, 2017

Disclosed

Bulgaria - Insurance and pensions supervision : technical note (English)

This technical note results from the Financial Sector Assessment (FSAP) conducted in the period 17 January 2017 and 1 February 2017. The note covers the activities of the Financial Supervision Commission (FSC), the state of the pension and insurance sectors and the challenges to their development. ... See More +

Working Paper 116498 MAY 01, 2017

Disclosed

Mobilization of private finance by multilateral development banks : 2016 joint report (English)

Joint Report is the first joint report on the Multilateral Development Banks’ (MDBs) aggregate amount of Direct and Indirect Mobilization from private investors and other institutional investors (including insurance companies, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds). ... See More +

Working Paper 114433 APR 01, 2017

Disclosed

Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)

This paper studies the trading behavior and performance of foreign investors with different management styles. The analysis uses a comprehensive Colombian data with complete transaction records and unique investor identification, and finds that the aggregate under-performance of foreign investors is attributable to foreign passive funds, that is, those that replicate a benchmark index. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8002 MAR 13, 2017

Pedraza Morales,Alvaro Enrique; Pulga,Fredy; Vasquez,Jose Disclosed

Indonesia - Indonesia Infrastructure Finance Facility Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)

The development objective of the Indonesia Infrastructure Finance Facility Project for Indonesia is to strengthen and further develop the institutional framework of the financial sector to facilitate financing of commercially viable infrastructure projects, and thereby increase provision of private infrastructure in Indonesia. ... See More +

Project Paper PAD1571 MAR 03, 2017

Disclosed

The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)

This paper applies a comprehensive tax-benefit incidence analysis to estimate the distributional effects of fiscal policy in Chile in 2013. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7939 JAN 10, 2017

Martinez Aguilar,Sandra Natalia; Fuchs Tarlovsky,Alan; Ortiz-Juarez,Eduardo; Del Carmen Hasbun,Giselle Eugenia Disclosed

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Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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JUN 11, 2018 STEP10178 Procurement Plan
Designing pension systems with coherent funded private pillars including issues for notional defined contribution schemes (English)
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APR 30, 2018 WPS8420 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 STEP7076 Procurement Plan
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Housing Finance Development Program - P131973 - Sequence No : 09 (English)
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FEB 14, 2018 ISR31390 Implementation Status and Results Report
Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2018 33381 Brief French, English
Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 33381 Brief Spanish, English
Why are more sovereigns issuing in Euros? Choosing between USD and EUR-denominated bonds (English)
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JAN 30, 2018 WPS8324 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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NOV 27, 2017 STEP5362 Procurement Plan
The evolution of the Canadian pension model : practical lessons for building world-class pension organizations (English)
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NOV 17, 2017 121375 Working Paper
What are the effects of expanding a social pension program on extreme poverty and labor supply ? evidence from Mexico's pension program for the elderly (English)
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OCT 30, 2017 WPS8229 Policy Research Working Paper
The distributional impact of taxes and transfers : evidence from eight low- and middle-income countries (English)
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AUG 24, 2017 119229 Publication
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
Pension funds, capital markets, and the power of diversification (English)
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JUL 05, 2017 WPS8136 Policy Research Working Paper
P110538_UZ_FVWRMP Phase I_audited PFS_Apr 10.2017 : P110538_UZ_FVWRMP Phase I_audited PFS_Dec 31.2016 (English)
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JUN 26, 2017 AUD0008550 Auditing Document
Kosovo - Financial Sector Strengthening and Market Infrastructure Project (Formerly Titled Financial Sector Technical Assistance Project) (English)
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JUN 16, 2017 ICR4157 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Bulgaria - Insurance and pensions supervision : technical note (English)
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MAY 01, 2017 116498 Working Paper
Mobilization of private finance by multilateral development banks : 2016 joint report (English)
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APR 01, 2017 114433 Working Paper
Do foreign investors underperform ? An empirical decomposition into style and flows (English)
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MAR 13, 2017 WPS8002 Policy Research Working Paper
Indonesia - Indonesia Infrastructure Finance Facility Project : additional financing and restructuring (English)
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MAR 03, 2017 PAD1571 Project Paper
The impact of fiscal policy on inequality and poverty in Chile (English)
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JAN 10, 2017 WPS7939 Policy Research Working Paper