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Climbing the inclusion ladder: artisanal gold mining in Tanzania
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Tanzania faces significant development challenges. While gross domestic product growth remains relatively impressive, many sectors are growing off a small base. Both the longevity of the acceleration and the quality of the growth are ...
Africa’s youth employment challenge: new perspectives | IDS Bulletin Vol 48, No 3
S. Ayele (ed); S. Khan (ed); J. Sumberg (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK 2017
Youth and employment concepts are not new to development discourse in sub-Saharan Africa but over the last decade interest has increased dramatically, becoming a much more important focus for policy, intervention and research througho...
Pension funds in Chile: bringing the state back in
A. Ząbkowicz / Institute of Economic Research, Poland / Instytut Badań Gospodarczych 2017
The Chilean reform pioneered a shift in old-age security systems away from public pension schemes on the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) basis towards individual pension schemes on capital basis and found followers in the 1990s, mostly a...
The education motive for migrant remittances: theory and evidence from India
M. Delpierre; A. Dupuy; M. Tenikue; B. Verheyden / Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn 2017
This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants ha...
Demographic changes in Latin America: the good, the bad and ...
S. Acosta-Ormaechea; M.A. Espinosa-Vega; D. Wachs / International Monetary Fund 2017
The paper develops a simple, integrated methodology to project public pension cash flows and healthcare spending over the long term. The authors illustrate its features by applying it to the LAC5 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia an...
Fiscal challenges of population aging in Brazil
International Monetary Fund 2017
In recent decades, population has been aging fast in Brazil while old age pensions and healthrelated spending have increased. As the population ages, the spending trend threaten to reach unsustainable levels absent reforms. Increasing...
Explaining low employment rates among older women in urban China
W. Jin / Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2017
In China, the employment rate among middle-aged and older urban residents is exceptionally low. For example, 27% of 55-64-year-old urban women were in work in 2013, compared to more than 50% in UK, Thailand and Philippines. ...
South Africa’s local content policies: challenges and lessons to consider
W. Nyakabawo / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2017
South Africa’s Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) identifies local content as a strategic industrial policy instrument to leverage the power of public procurement; reduce the country’s trade deficit; address market failure...
South African banks footprint in SADC mining projects: environmental, social and governance principles
M. Milazi / Southern African Resource Watch 2017
Environmental,  social  and  governance  (ESG)  concerns  are  an  increasingly  important  factor worldwide for banks when they invest in large projects. In the Southern African...
A practical agenda to reducing technical barriers to trade in SADC
C. Wood / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2017
Technical regulations refer to product and process specifications, whether voluntary (standards) or legally required (compulsory specifications). This policy brief provides context for technical regulation in the Southern Afric...
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Climbing the inclusion ladder: artisanal gold mining in Tanzania
R. Harvey / South African Institute of International Affairs 2017
Tanzania faces significant development challenges. While gross domestic product growth remains relatively impressive, many sectors are growing off a small base. Both the longevity of the acceleration and the quality of the growth are ...
Africa’s youth employment challenge: new perspectives | IDS Bulletin Vol 48, No 3
S. Ayele (ed); S. Khan (ed); J. Sumberg (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK 2017
Youth and employment concepts are not new to development discourse in sub-Saharan Africa but over the last decade interest has increased dramatically, becoming a much more important focus for policy, intervention and research througho...
Pension funds in Chile: bringing the state back in
A. Ząbkowicz / Institute of Economic Research, Poland / Instytut Badań Gospodarczych 2017
The Chilean reform pioneered a shift in old-age security systems away from public pension schemes on the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) basis towards individual pension schemes on capital basis and found followers in the 1990s, mostly a...
The education motive for migrant remittances: theory and evidence from India
M. Delpierre; A. Dupuy; M. Tenikue; B. Verheyden / Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn 2017
This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants ha...
Demographic changes in Latin America: the good, the bad and ...
S. Acosta-Ormaechea; M.A. Espinosa-Vega; D. Wachs / International Monetary Fund 2017
The paper develops a simple, integrated methodology to project public pension cash flows and healthcare spending over the long term. The authors illustrate its features by applying it to the LAC5 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia an...
Fiscal challenges of population aging in Brazil
International Monetary Fund 2017
In recent decades, population has been aging fast in Brazil while old age pensions and healthrelated spending have increased. As the population ages, the spending trend threaten to reach unsustainable levels absent reforms. Increasing...
Explaining low employment rates among older women in urban China
W. Jin / Institute for Fiscal Studies, London 2017
In China, the employment rate among middle-aged and older urban residents is exceptionally low. For example, 27% of 55-64-year-old urban women were in work in 2013, compared to more than 50% in UK, Thailand and Philippines. ...
South Africa’s local content policies: challenges and lessons to consider
W. Nyakabawo / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2017
South Africa’s Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP) identifies local content as a strategic industrial policy instrument to leverage the power of public procurement; reduce the country’s trade deficit; address market failure...
South African banks footprint in SADC mining projects: environmental, social and governance principles
M. Milazi / Southern African Resource Watch 2017
Environmental,  social  and  governance  (ESG)  concerns  are  an  increasingly  important  factor worldwide for banks when they invest in large projects. In the Southern African...
A practical agenda to reducing technical barriers to trade in SADC
C. Wood / Trade and Industrial Policy Strategies, South Africa 2017
Technical regulations refer to product and process specifications, whether voluntary (standards) or legally required (compulsory specifications). This policy brief provides context for technical regulation in the Southern Afric...
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Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
SAIS China Africa Research Initiative
The China Africa Research Initiative (CARI) is based at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. It works in promoting research, conducting evidence-based analysis, fostering collaboration, and training future leaders to better understand the economic and political dimensions of China-Africa relations and their implications for human security and global development.
India Post
Indian Government department running postal services, part of  Department of Post, Ministry of Communications & IT.
BBVA Research (BBVA)
Research wing of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, a multinational banking and financial services organisation. Originally Spanish, it has a major presence in Latin America. Research outputs cover:  Macroeconomic Analysis Sectorial Analysis Global Trends Pensions
Global Extension of Social Security
GESS is a global knowledge sharing platform on the extension of social security and aims to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas, capture and document experiences, identify knowledge gaps, create new knowledge and promote innovation. To achieve this goal, GESS relies on the contributions of its users and the dialogue and exchange between them. This platform, developed and r...
Retirement Security Project, Brookings
The Retirement Security Project is dedicated to promoting solutions to improve the retirement income prospects of millions of American workers. Nearly half of all workers do not have access to an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan, those that do often fail to participate. To address these trends, RSP proposes research-based policies aimed at helping middle- and low-income Americans prepare...
U.S. Census Bureau
Organisation collecting data on the people and economy of the United States. Data includes: Population & Housing Census - every 10 years Economic Census - every 5 years American Communtity Survey - annually Other demographic & economic surveys Economic Indicators - each indicator is released on a specific...
PensionReforms
Online resource centre covering pensions issues.  Site contains collections of  papers searchable by country, topic, author(s), institution producing the publication, year published. Site is run by Retirement  Policy and Research Centre, School of Business at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Retirement Policy and Research Centre (RPRC)
New Zealand's ageing population poses many economic challenges. The RPRC is an academically focused centre specialising in the economic issues of demographic change. The RPRC's sphere of interest includes public provision of retirement income (New Zealand superannuation) and the accumulation and decumulation phases of retirement saving. International debate is facilitated through pensionreforms, a...
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