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  • Pension Reform in South-Eastern Europeby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 34.99

    Around the world, pension reform remains at the center of public debate. Its social, fiscal, and macroeconomic implications confront policy makers, practitioners, and academia with challenging questions. Pension systems in aging societies—in need of reform and further stressed by the pressures of globalization—require parallel reforms of... more...

  • Aging Population, Pension Funds, and Financial Marketsby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 14.99

    Population aging will affect the performance of pension funds and financial markets in the former transition economies and require determined policy actions to complete financial market development and to promote financial literacy through education. more...

  • Pension Reformby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 34.99

    This book presents 25 state of the art papers on the conceptual foundations and issues surrounding Non-financial, or Notional, Defined Contribution (NDC), country implementation of NDC (Italy, Latvia, Poland, and Sweden) and case studies for countries where NDC is figured in the reform debate. This book is intended to be a handbook for academics and... more...

  • Adequacy of Retirement Income after Pension Reforms in Central, Eastern and Southern Europeby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 29.99

    The former transition countries of Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe (CESE) inherited defined benefit public pension systems financed on a pay-as-you-go basis. Under central planning, these systems exhibited fiscal strains which worsened during the early years of the transition and became unsustainable under a market economy and projected population... more...

  • Closing the Coverage Gapby Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 24.99

    Closing the Coverage Gap discusses how social pensions and other retirement income transfers can be used to close the coverage gap of mandatory pension systems. The book is organized in three parts. The first part makes the case for these programs by assessing the extent of the coverage gap around the world and evaluating the vulnerability to poverty... more...

  • Social Protection & Labor at the World Bank, 2000-2008by Robert Holzmann

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 24.99

    Social Protection & Labor at the World Bank, 2000-2008 presents a progress review of the sector strategy by the World Bank, published in early 2001. The strategy proposed a new conceptual framework—Social Risk Management—to review and reform existing interventions and propose new ones that better assist vulnerable people in addressing the... more...

  • Reforming Severance Payby Robert Holzmann; Milan Vodopivec

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99

    Severance pay, a program that provides compensation to workers on termination of employment, is the most widely used income protection program for the unemployed—yet it is often blamed for creating economic inefficiencies such as reducing employment and limiting access to jobs for disadvantaged groups. Reforming Severance Pay: An International... more...

  • Kosten-, Erlös- und Ergebnisrechnungby Wolfgang Becker; Robert Holzmann

    Springer 2014; US$ 19.99

    Abgestimmt auf die Anforderungen in Bachelor-Studiengangen werden in nachvollziehbarer?Art und Weise die Grundlagen der Kostenrechnung vermittelt.?Schaubilder, pragnante Zusammenfassungen am Ende?jedes Kapitels, Beispiele, Ubungsaufgaben mit?Losungen sowie fur Bachelor-Studierende relevante Literaturtipps erganzen die Ausfuhrungen. Alle wichtigen Definitionen... more...

  • Nonfinancial Defined Contribution Pension Schemes in a Changing Pension World, Volume 1by Robert Holzmann; Edward Palmer; David Robalino

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 29.99

    Nonfinancial Defined Contribution (NDC) schemes are now in their teens. The new pension concept was born in the early 1990s, implemented from the mid-1990s in Italy, Latvia, Poland and Sweden, legislated most recently in Norway and Egypt and serves as inspiration for other reform countries. This innovative unfunded individual account scheme created... more...

  • Matching Contributions for Pensionsby Richard Hinz; Robert Holzmann; David Tuesta

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 19.99

    The use of matching contributions to enhance the participation and level of savings in pensions system has now been in use for nearly three decades in a number of high income countries. Increasingly, countries across the full range of economic development are looking to the design as a means of addressing the low rates of participation in formal pension... more...