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Portability regimes of pension and health care benefits for international migrants: an analysis of issues and good practices
The paper provides a first investigation into the portability of pension and health care benefits for international migrants. It is based on available literature and newly minted data, but moreExpand
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Social Security Regimes, Global Estimates, and Good Practices: The Status of Social Protection for International Migrants
Summary Access to social protection differs widely amongst international migrants. Using new global data on bilateral migrant stocks, social security law, and bilateral social security agreements, weExpand
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In from the Shadow: Integrating Europe's Informal Labor
This book is about Magda and Jacek and millions of others like them, who earn a living working full- or part-time in Europe's untaxed markets for goods, services, and labor. Magda was certified as aExpand
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The relative merits of skilled and unskilled migration, temporary and permanent labor migration, and portability of social security benefits
In March 2006, the G-20 established a study group on labor mobility and demographics. The World Bank's Social Protection and Labor unit (HDNSP) has been asked to provide an issues note on theExpand
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Serbia - Does formal work pay in Serbia? The role of labor taxes and social benefit design in providing disincentives for formal work
This technical note was motiviated by two particular issues of the Serbian labor market, namely the high levels of inactivity, and informal employment among the Serbian working age population. WhatExpand
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Human trafficking, modern day slavery, and economic exploitation
Human trafficking, as it is defined by international law, subsumes all forms of nonconsensual exploitation. That is, whenever people are forced or lured into exploitation no matter if movement ofExpand
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The InverTIng PyramId
SKU 32846 Pension systems in Europe and Central Asia are facing unprecedented challenges. While many of the countries in the region have undertaken reforms when their economies encounter difficultExpand
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Does Formal Work Pay? The Role of Labor Taxation and Social Benefit Design in the New EU Member States
The analysis presented in this paper defines three different synthetic measurements of disincentives for formal work: two standard measurements, namely the tax wedge and the marginal effective taxExpand
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Portability of Pension, Health, and Other Social Benefits: Facts, Concepts, and Issues
Portability of social benefits across professions and countries is an increasing concern for individuals and policy makers. Lacking or incomplete transfers of acquired social rights are feared toExpand
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Social Protection for Migrants: The Challenges of Delivery in the Context of Changing Migration Flows
Access to social protection differs widely among international migrants. This article focuses on the issue of earnings-related contributions to social security programmes and their (frequent) lack ofExpand
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