Estelle James

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

How Can China Solve its Old Age Security Problem? The Interaction between Pension, SOE and Financial Market Reform

Forthcoming in Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
Estelle James
Consultant
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The Political Economy of Structural Pension Reform

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
Estelle James and Sarah Brooks
Consultant and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science
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The Political Economy of Structural Pension Reform

NEW IDEAS ABOUT OLD AGE SECURITY, Robert Holzmann and Joseph Stiglitz, eds., World Bank, 2001
Posted: 17 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2011
Estelle James and Sarah Brooks
Consultant and Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Political Science

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Annuities Markets Around the World: Money's Worth and Risk Intermediation

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
Estelle James and Xue Song
Consultant and Government of the United States of America - Institute for Women's Policy Research
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Mutual Funds and Institutional Investments: What is the Most Efficient Way to Set Up Individual Accounts in a Social Security System?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2099
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Apr 1999
Consultant, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business, Hudson Institute and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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Mutual Funds and Institutional Investments: What is the Most Efficient Way to Set Up Individual Accounts in a Social Security System?

NBER Working Paper No. w7049
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2001
Consultant, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business, Hudson Institute and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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How Can China Provide Income Security for its Rapidly Aging Population?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1674
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James, Cheikh Kane and Monika Queisser
Consultant, World Bank and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Social Policy Division
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Administrative Costs and the Organization of Individual Retirement Account Systems: A Comparative Perspective

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2554
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James, James H. Smalhout and Dimitri Vittas
Consultant, World Bank and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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Annuity Markets in Comparative Perspective: Do Consumers Get Their Money's Worth?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2493
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James and Dimitri Vittas
Consultant and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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The Decumulation (Payout) Phase of Defined Contribution Pillars: Policy Issues in the Provision of Annuities and Other Benefits

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2464
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James and Dimitri Vittas
Consultant and World Bank - Financial Sector Development
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The Gender Impact of Pension Reform: And Which Policies Shape this Impact

Number of pages: 193 Posted: 11 Nov 2003
Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards and Rebeca Wong
Consultant, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Maryland Population Research Center
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Protecting the Old and Promoting Growth: A Defense of Averting the Old Age Crisis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1570
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James
Consultant
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Pension Reform: Is There a Tradeoff between Efficiency and Equity?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1767
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James
Consultant
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New Systems for Old Age Security: Theory, Practice, and Empirical Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1766
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James
Consultant
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Coverage Under Old Age Security Programs and Protection for the Uninsured - What are the Issues?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2163
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Oct 2001
Estelle James
Consultant
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Coverage Under Old Age Security Programs and Protection for the Uninsured - What are the Issues?

Revised version of "Old Age Protection for the Uninsured: What Are the Issues?" in SHIELDING THE POOR: SOCIAL PROTECTION IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD, Nora Lustig, ed., Inter-American Development Bank and Brooking Institution Press, 2000
Posted: 24 Jan 2002
Estelle James
Consultant

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Is There a Quantity-Quality Tradeoff as Enrollments Increase? Evidence from Tamil Nadu, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1768
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Madras Institute of Development Studies, Consultant, American University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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The Gender Impact of Pension Reform: A Cross-Country Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3074
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards and Rebeca Wong
Consultant, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - Maryland Population Research Center
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Crowd-Out, Adverse Selection and Information in Annuity Markets: Evidence from a New Retrospective Data Set in Chile

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-147
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Feb 2008
Alejandra Cox Edwards and Estelle James
California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics and Consultant
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Social Security Rules and Labor Force Participation of Older Workers: Evidence from Chile

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2009-202
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
Alejandra Cox Edwards and Estelle James
California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics and Consultant
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How to Integrate Disability Benefits into an Individual Account System: The Chilean Model

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2006-111
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Feb 2008
Estelle James and Augusto Iglesias
Consultant and Primerica
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Do Individual Accounts Postpone Retirement: Evidence from Chile

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2005-098
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Feb 2008
Estelle James and Alejandra Cox Edwards
Consultant and California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Private Participation on Disability Costs: Evidence from Chile

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2007-161
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Feb 2008
Consultant, California State University, Long Beach - Department of Economics and Primerica
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Payout Choices by Retirees in Chile: What are They and Why?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2004-068
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Consultant, Primamérica and Primerica
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