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Case Study on the Employee Provident Fund of Malaysia (English)

This paper documents the best practices and practical lessons learned from Malaysia’s largest mandatory public provident fund, the Employees Provident Fund (EPF). ... See More +

Working Paper 131289 OCT 01, 2018

Price,William Joseph; Khalif,Muhammed Abdul; De Luna-Martinez,Jose; Zhang,Wei; Arshad,Ashraf Bin Disclosed

Survey of the Kenyan Private Equity and Venture Capital Landscape (English)

This paper discusses the landscape for private equity and venture capital financing in Kenya. It provides an overview of the private equity and venture capital market in the country, describing key players, including funds, fund managers, investors, and public sector entities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8598 OCT 01, 2018

Divakaran,Shanthi; Mcginnis,Patrick J.; Schneider,Sam Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan STEP11745 AUG 10, 2018

Naveed Rajput Disclosed

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

Procurement Plan STEP11484 AUG 01, 2018

Rana Talal Zahid Disclosed

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 : 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

Promoting the use of capital markets for infrastructure financing : lessons for securities markets regulators in emerging market economies (English)

This Note provides guidance to securities markets regulators in emerging market economies (EMEs) about key regulatory issues that could affect the issuance of debt instruments for infrastructure financing over which they have some control. ... See More +

Working Paper 129287 NOV 01, 2017

Carvajal,Ana Fiorella; Bond,Daniel Livingston; Adams,Diana Newman 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

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Case Study on the Employee Provident Fund of Malaysia (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 131289 Working Paper
Survey of the Kenyan Private Equity and Venture Capital Landscape (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 WPS8598 Policy Research Working Paper
Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 10, 2018 STEP11745 Procurement Plan
Pakistan/SOUTH ASIA- P145617- PK Sindh Public Sector Management Reform Project - Procurement Plan (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 STEP11484 Procurement Plan
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 : 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
Promoting the use of capital markets for infrastructure financing : lessons for securities markets regulators in emerging market economies (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 129287 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