Year: 2003 | Published by: The World Bank
This paper uses the social pension in South Africa to explore the question: how resources are allocated within extended families? It examines the social...
Year: 2003 | Published by: World Bank
This paper explores coverage rates of contributory pensions throughout the world, both for working age and older people. It then goes on to ask...
Antigua and Barbuda Social Security Board webpage on the Old Age Assistance benefit.
Year: 2003 | Published by: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
That the Government of Mauritius provides nearly every resident over the age of 60 with a non-contributory, basic pension is one of the best-kept...
Year: 2003 | Published by: South African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN)
Despite being targeted at only the elderly, the very young and the disabled, social assistance grants play a large role in redistribution and poverty...
Year: 2003 | Published by: Chronic Poverty Research Centre
This paper considers the impact of cash transfer programmes for the old in Brazil and South Africa on poverty among households with older people....
Year: 2003 | Published by: HelpAge International and IPDM
The debate on how best to organise old age support in developing countries is growing. Old age poverty is widespread in developing countries, and...
Year: 2004 | Published by: Princeton
A strong, positive association between income and health status has been documented between countries, within countries at points in time, and within countries over...
Year: 2004 | Published by: World Bank
The informal economy can no longer be considered as a temporary phenomenon. Furthermore, the informal economy has been observed to have more of a...
Year: 2004 | Published by: PPI
A Citizen s Pension is a basic amount payable to all people over state pension age that pass a residency or citizenship test. This...