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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

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

Internal Audit Vice Presidency (IADVP) : FY18 second quarter activity report (English)

The objective of the audit was to provide assurance on the implementation of the Offshore Financial Center (OFC) Policy to manage tax evasion and related reputational risks covering the processes for: (i) identification of projects having intermediate jurisdictions (IJs) in their ownership structure for the application of the OFC Policy; (ii) implementation of the provisions of the OFC Policy, once a project triggers the application of the OFC Policy; and (iii) periodic management review, oversight and reporting on the OFC Policy, including updates to the Board, based on emerging risks and global trends.The audit concluded that IFC and MIGA, which are most exposed to reputational risk due to their private sector-oriented operations, have implemented the OFC Policy, and project teams conduct transactional due diligence to identify beneficial owners and understand the rationale for a transaction’s ownership structure. ... See More +

Board Report 123157 JAN 16, 2018

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Designing wage contracts in multi-goal organizations (English)

Economic theory has long suggested the use of monetary incentives to motivate workers. In practice, however, public bureaucracies and nonprofit organizations are driven by a broader mission that often involves multiple operational goals, not all of which may translate equally well into measurable indicators. ... See More +

Brief 122970 JAN 01, 2018

Giné,Xavier; Mansuri,Ghazala; Shrestha,Slesh Anand Disclosed

Wage inequality in Latin America : understanding the past to prepare for the future (English)

What caused the decline in wage inequality of the 2000s in Latin America? Looking to the future, will the current economic slowdown be regressive? ... See More +

Publication 122492 DEC 28, 2017

Silva,Joana C. G.; Messina,Julián Disclosed

Togo - Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project : restructuring (English)

The objective of the Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project is to provide access to income generating opportunities to targeted poor and vulnerable youth in Togo. ... See More +

Project Paper RES30576 NOV 29, 2017

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Analysis of human resources management in the Montenegrin judiciary (English)

The Montenegrin judiciary’s strategic goals can only be accomplished through better human resource management. The sector needs a strategic approach to human resources management that links it to the judicial branch’s organizational strategy, focuses it on providing services to court users in an efficient manner, and recognizes that employees are a key asset of the courts. ... See More +

Working Paper 121506 NOV 18, 2017

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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

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Missing skills : results of the skills module of the Moldovan Labor Market Forecast Survey (English)

Moldovan employers report that inadequate technical skills, poor work ethic, and lack of motivation among the workforce have a negative impact on the performance of their firms. ... See More +

Working Paper 121666 NOV 01, 2017

Bargu,Ali; Levin,Victoria; Rutkowski,Jan J. Disclosed

Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)

This is a statement Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization(ILO), at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017. ... See More +

Board Report 120489 OCT 14, 2017

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International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 656 : direct remuneration of Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)

On September 13, 2017, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors adopted resolution number six hundred and fifty six. ... See More +

Board Report 119756 SEP 13, 2017

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A comparative analysis of laws on civil registration and vital statistics systems : Estonia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and South Korea (English)

If one lives in a society in which unique identification numbers (UINs) are assigned upon registration of birth and such registration almost always occurs immediately after birth and in which the UIN allows the individual to access the system of social welfare and services, it is hard to imagine that a person can exist without any state-recognized systematic registration process, but this is reality in many parts of the world. ... See More +

Working Paper 121395 SEP 01, 2017

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Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)

This report provides an overview of current pension challenges and opportunities formembers of the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF)1. There is an urgent need to address pensionissues in the region to address fiscal, macroeconomic, sustainability, equity and welfarechallenges. ... See More +

Working Paper 118862 AUG 01, 2017

Price,William Joseph; Pallares-Miralles,Montserrat; Demarco,Gustavo C.; Attia,Habib Disclosed

Social citizenship for older persons? : measuring the social quality of social pensions in the global south and explaining their spread (English)

Social pensions - non-contributory provisions for old age, mostly means-tested—have mushroomed in the global South since the 1990s, and have also been advocated by international organizations. ... See More +

Working Paper 117953 JUL 01, 2017

Böger,Tobias; Leisering,Lutz Disclosed

Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)

This paper examines salary gaps by gender and nationality at the World Bank Group between 1987 and 2015 using a unique panel of all employees over this period. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8058 MAY 12, 2017

Das,Jishnu; Joubert,Clement Jean Edouard; Tordoir,Sander Florian Disclosed

Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)

Should public investment be targeted to big cities or to small towns, if the objective is to minimize national poverty? To answer this policy question the authors extend the basic Todaro-type model of rural-urban migration to the case of migration from rural areas to two potential destinations, secondary town and big city. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 116317 APR 21, 2017

Christiaensen,Luc; De Weerdt,Joachim; Kanbur,Ravi Disclosed

Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)

This short note analyzes the fiscal and distributive impacts of the proposed pension reform currently under discussion in Brazil. It argues that the projected aging of Brazil`s population makes pension reform a necessity to regain the financial sustainability of the public pension system. ... See More +

Working Paper 114183 APR 11, 2017

Rudolph,Heinz P.; Zviniene,Asta; Olinto,Pedro Disclosed

Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on January 25, 2017 (English)

Minutes 112334 JAN 25, 2017

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Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (French)
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FEB 01, 2018 33381 Brief Spanish, English
Modeling pension reform : the World Bank's pension reform options simulation toolkit (Spanish)
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FEB 01, 2018 33381 Brief French, English
Internal Audit Vice Presidency (IADVP) : FY18 second quarter activity report (English)
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JAN 16, 2018 123157 Board Report
Designing wage contracts in multi-goal organizations (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122970 Brief
Wage inequality in Latin America : understanding the past to prepare for the future (English)
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DEC 28, 2017 122492 Publication
Togo - Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth Project : restructuring (English)
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NOV 29, 2017 RES30576 Project Paper
Analysis of human resources management in the Montenegrin judiciary (English)
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NOV 18, 2017 121506 Working Paper
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
Missing skills : results of the skills module of the Moldovan Labor Market Forecast Survey (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121666 Working Paper
Statement by Mr. Guy Ryder at the 96th meeting of the Development Committee held on October 14, 2017 (English)
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OCT 14, 2017 120489 Board Report
International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) Board of Governors resolution ; no. 656 : direct remuneration of Executive Directors and their Alternates (English)
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SEP 13, 2017 119756 Board Report
A comparative analysis of laws on civil registration and vital statistics systems : Estonia, Ethiopia, Vietnam, and South Korea (English)
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SEP 01, 2017 121395 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : excution support mission - August 21 to September 1, 2017 : République démocratique du Congo - Projet de renforcement des systèmes de développement humain : Mission de soutien à l’exécution - 21 août au 1er septembre 2017 (French)
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AUG 21, 2017 120569 Aide Memoire
Arab pension systems : trends, challenges and options for reforms (English)
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AUG 01, 2017 118862 Working Paper
Social citizenship for older persons? : measuring the social quality of social pensions in the global south and explaining their spread (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 117953 Working Paper
Congo, Democratic Republic of - Human Development Systems Strengthening Project : technical mission - June 19 to 23, 2017 : République Démocratique du Congo - Projet de Renforcement des Systèmes de Développement Humain : Mission technique - 19 au 23 Juin 2017 (French)
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JUN 19, 2017 120568 Aide Memoire
Compensation, diversity and inclusion at the World Bank Group (English)
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MAY 12, 2017 WPS8058 Policy Research Working Paper
Where to create jobs : cities or towns? (English)
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APR 21, 2017 116317 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Summary note on pension reform in Brazil : why is it needed and what will be its impact? (English)
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APR 11, 2017 114183 Working Paper
Human Resources Committee (HRC) : minutes of meeting held on January 25, 2017 (English)
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JAN 25, 2017 112334 Minutes