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Fiscal Incidence in Ukraine : A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)

The paper employs the Commitment to Equity framework to present a first attempt at a comprehensive fiscal incidence analysis for Ukraine, encompassing the revenue and expenditures components of the fiscal system, including direct and indirect taxes, as well as direct, indirect, and in-kind transfers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 135124 MAR 06, 2019

Bornukova,Kateryna; Leshchenko,Nataliia; Matytsin,Mikhail Disclosed

Early Access to Pension Savings : International Experience and Lessons Learnt (English)

The objectives of a well-designed pension system are poverty reduction in old age and income smoothing throughout an individuals' lifetime. Over the last thirty years, changing demographic trends have caused a shift from 'pay as you go' and occupational defined benefit (DB) schemes - where the obligation for paying for retirement income is with the state and employers - to defined contribution (DC) schemes, where the obligation to save for retirement rests more with individuals. ... See More +

Working Paper 135031 MAR 01, 2019

Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth; Jain,Himanshi; Sandbrook, Will Disclosed

Household Savings in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe : How Do Poorer Households Save? (English)

Based on a survey of households in 10 Central Eastern European and Western Balkan countries, this paper presents new and unique evidence on which households have savings and how they save. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8751 FEB 19, 2019

Beckmann,Elisabeth Disclosed

Pension Funds with Automatic Enrollment Schemes : Lessons for Emerging Economies (English)

Since the introduction of the KiwiSaver scheme in New Zealand in 2006, several countries have implemented, or are in the process of implementing, voluntary funded pension systems with automatic enrollment features. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8726 FEB 05, 2019

Rudolph,Heinz P. Disclosed

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

Housing finance : investment opportunities for pension funds (English)

Working Paper 128295 JUN 27, 2018

Sing,Linda Monica; Stewart,Fiona Elizabeth 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

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Fiscal Incidence in Ukraine : A Commitment to Equity Analysis (English)
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MAR 06, 2019 135124 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Early Access to Pension Savings : International Experience and Lessons Learnt (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135031 Working Paper
Household Savings in Central Eastern and Southeastern Europe : How Do Poorer Households Save? (English)
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FEB 19, 2019 WPS8751 Policy Research Working Paper
Pension Funds with Automatic Enrollment Schemes : Lessons for Emerging Economies (English)
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FEB 05, 2019 WPS8726 Policy Research Working Paper
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
Housing finance : investment opportunities for pension funds (English)
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JUN 27, 2018 128295 Working Paper
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