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Year: 2016 | Published by: The Bangkok Post
This opinion piece was written in response to the proposal from the Thailand Government to impose an income test on the old-age allowance. It...
Year: 2016 | Published by: TheCitizenTz
News article giving details about the launch of the universal pension in Zanzibar.
Year: 2016 | Published by: Coalition of Services of the Elderly
This study provides lessons in two areas key to assessing the progress of the Philippine social pension: (a) impact of the scheme, and (b)...
Year: 2016 | Published by: ILO
This short brief provides information on the Old Age Pension in Lesotho. It highlights the main lessons learnt from the implementation of the scheme...
Year: 2016 | Published by: Ideas For Development
This blog by Stephen Kidd provides some reflection on the relative effectiveness of universal versus poverty targeted approaches.
Year: 2016 | Published by: The World Bank
This regional flagship series presents analyses of issues relevant to the region, drawing on the global knowledge and experience of the World Bank and...
Year: 2015 | Published by: Myanmar Times
This is an article report about the introduction of the social pension including the proposed amount and number of beneficiaries.
This article reports on the positive impacts of Peru's Pension 65.
Year: 2015 | Published by: Coalition of Services of the Elderly (COSE)
This is a summary of the study titled The Philippines Social Pension at Four Years . The study provides lessons on two areas key...
Can a Small Social Pension Promote Labor Force Participation? Evidence from the Colombia Mayor Program
Year: 2015 | Published by: World Bank Group
One of the primary motivations behind the establishment of noncontributory pension programs is to allow beneficiaries to retire from the labor force. Yet, as...