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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

Encouraging Service Delivery to the Poor : Does Money Talk When Health Workers Are Pro-Poor ? (English)

Do service providers respond to pecuniary incentives to serve the poor? Service delivery to the poor is complicated by the extra effort required to deliver services to them and the intrinsic incentives of service providers to exert this effort. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8666 DEC 06, 2018

Banuri,Sheheryar; De Walque,Damien B. C. M.; Keefer,Philip E.; Robyn,Paul Jacob Disclosed

Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (English)

China is aging at an unprecedented rate. Improvements in life expectancy and the consequences of the decades-old family planning policy have led to a rapid increase in the elderly population. ... See More +

Publication 132213 NOV 01, 2018

Glinskaya,Elena E.; Feng,Zhanlian Disclosed

Global Tobacco Control Program : Some Perspectives from Across the World (English)

Tobacco use is a significant hurdle to development gains worldwide. It is the leading cause of preventable death. Smoking-related illness costs billions of dollars each year, imposing a heavy economic toll on countries, both in terms of direct medical care for adults and lost productivity.In spite of these achievements, much more needs to be done to control this health scourge. ... See More +

Working Paper 132341 NOV 01, 2018

Marquez,Patricio V. Disclosed

Efficiency of Public Spending in Education, Health, and Infrastructure : An International Benchmarking Exercise (English)

Governments of developing countries typically spend between 20 and 30 percent of gross domestic product. Hence, small changes in the efficiency of public spending could have a major impact on aggregate productivity growth and gross domestic product levels. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8586 SEP 13, 2018

Herrera,Santiago; Ouedraogo,Abdoulaye Disclosed

Moldova Poverty and Shared Prosperity Update 2018 (English)

This note provides an update of recent poverty and shared prosperity dynamics, and some of the underlying drivers, as well as introducing the new international poverty thresholds that are currently in use. ... See More +

Working Paper 129758 SEP 05, 2018

Cojocaru,Alexandru; Matytsin,Mikhail Romanian Disclosed

China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project (English)

The development objective of the Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project for China is to support the government of Anhui in developing and managing a diversified, three-tiered aged care service delivery system for the elderly, particularly those with limited functional ability.It has four components. ... See More +

Project Appraisal Document PAD1655 MAY 29, 2018

Disclosed

Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 : World Development Indicators (English)

The Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 is a visual guide to the trends, challenges and measurement issues related to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. ... See More +

Publication 126797 MAY 16, 2018

Disclosed

The Socpen and its role in closing the coverage gap among poor elderly Filipinos (English)

The Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens (Socpen) was set up by the Department of Social Welfare and Development in 2010 to extend additional financial assistance to poor elderly Filipinos and help fulfill the objectives of Republic Act No. 9994 or the "Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010." ... See More +

Policy Note 127251 MAY 01, 2018

Velarde,Rashiel Besana; Albert,Jose Ramon 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

Statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed al-Khalifa at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English)

This is a statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed al-Khalifa, Minister of Finance, Kingdom of Bahrain at the ninety seventh meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018. ... See More +

Board Report 125719 APR 21, 2018

Disclosed

Progress in the face of insecurity : improving health outcomes in Afghanistan : policy brief (English)

Afghanistan has made strong gains in health outcomes, health service coverage andhealth systems performance since 2003, with a particular impact on women andchildren's health. ... See More +

Working Paper 123809 MAR 01, 2018

Chopra,Mickey; Arur,Aneesa Disclosed

Burundi - Health Sector Development Support Project (English)

Ratings for the Health Sector Development Support Project for Burundi were as follows: outcome was satisfactory, Bank performance was satisfactory, and monitoring and evaluation quality was substantial. ... See More +

Implementation Completion and Results Report ICR4308 FEB 21, 2018

Disclosed

Belarus - Systematic Country Diagnostic : towards a competitive, inclusive and dynamic Belarus (English)

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Belarus has pursued a gradual transition path characterized by slow opening of the economy to the private sector and a limited reform of the governance system of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). ... See More +

Systematic Country Diagnostic 123887 FEB 20, 2018

Disclosed

Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project - P154716 (English)

Project Information Document PIDA121007 FEB 05, 2018

Glinskaya,Elena E. Disclosed

Simulating pension income scenarios with penCalc : an illustration for India's national pension system (English)

This paper sets out initial results from a new modeling exercise for Defined Contribution (DC) pensions. It develops a package called penCalc based on the open source software language R, which is popular in the academic and modeling communities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8304 JAN 17, 2018

Price,William Joseph; Sane,Renuka Disclosed

China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment (Vol. 2) : Due diligence report on resettlement work of 2013 to 2016 (English)

The development objective of the Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project for China is to support establishment and management of diversified aged care service system of Anhui Provincial Government. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3777 DEC 26, 2017

Disclosed

Disclosable Version of the ISR - Urban Productive Safety Net Project (UPSNP) - P151712 - Sequence No : 04 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR30700 DEC 07, 2017

Mohammed,Muderis Abdulahi Disclosed

China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment : Social impact assessment report (English)

The development objective of the Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project for China is to support establishment and management of diversified aged care service system of Anhui Provincial Government. ... See More +

Social Assessment SFG3777 NOV 01, 2017

Disclosed

Gabon - Fourth Adaptable Program Loan (APL4) for the Central African Backbone Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de planification des peoples autochtones (French)

Indigenous Peoples Plan SFG3682 OCT 09, 2017

Feno,Paul-Jean Disclosed

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Pension Funds with Automatic Enrollment Schemes : Lessons for Emerging Economies (English)
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FEB 05, 2019 WPS8726 Policy Research Working Paper
Encouraging Service Delivery to the Poor : Does Money Talk When Health Workers Are Pro-Poor ? (English)
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DEC 06, 2018 WPS8666 Policy Research Working Paper
Options for Aged Care in China : Building an Efficient and Sustainable Aged Care System (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132213 Publication
Global Tobacco Control Program : Some Perspectives from Across the World (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132341 Working Paper
Efficiency of Public Spending in Education, Health, and Infrastructure : An International Benchmarking Exercise (English)
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SEP 13, 2018 WPS8586 Policy Research Working Paper
Moldova Poverty and Shared Prosperity Update 2018 (English)
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SEP 05, 2018 129758 Working Paper Romanian
China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project (English)
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MAY 29, 2018 PAD1655 Project Appraisal Document
Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals 2018 : World Development Indicators (English)
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MAY 16, 2018 126797 Publication
The Socpen and its role in closing the coverage gap among poor elderly Filipinos (English)
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MAY 01, 2018 127251 Policy Note
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
Statement by H.E. Ahmed Bin Mohammed al-Khalifa at the 97th meeting of the Development Committee held on April 21, 2018 (English)
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APR 21, 2018 125719 Board Report
Progress in the face of insecurity : improving health outcomes in Afghanistan : policy brief (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 123809 Working Paper
Burundi - Health Sector Development Support Project (English)
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FEB 21, 2018 ICR4308 Implementation Completion and Results Report
Belarus - Systematic Country Diagnostic : towards a competitive, inclusive and dynamic Belarus (English)
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FEB 20, 2018 123887 Systematic Country Diagnostic
Project Information Document (Appraisal Stage) - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project - P154716 (English)
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FEB 05, 2018 PIDA121007 Project Information Document
Simulating pension income scenarios with penCalc : an illustration for India's national pension system (English)
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JAN 17, 2018 WPS8304 Policy Research Working Paper
China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment (Vol. 2) : Due diligence report on resettlement work of 2013 to 2016 (English)
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DEC 26, 2017 SFG3777 Social Assessment
Disclosable Version of the ISR - Urban Productive Safety Net Project (UPSNP) - P151712 - Sequence No : 04 (English)
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DEC 07, 2017 ISR30700 Implementation Status and Results Report
China - Anhui Aged Care System Demonstration Project : social assessment : Social impact assessment report (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 SFG3777 Social Assessment
Gabon - Fourth Adaptable Program Loan (APL4) for the Central African Backbone Project : indigenous peoples plan : Cadre de planification des peoples autochtones (French)
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OCT 09, 2017 SFG3682 Indigenous Peoples Plan