Robert Holzmann

University of Malaya

Chair, Old-Age Financial Protection

University of Malaya

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan 50603

Malaysia

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

World Bank

Senior Advisor (Consultant)

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC 20433

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

20

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

Pension Reform, Financial Market Development, and Economic Growth: Preliminary Evidence from Chile

IMF Working Paper No. 96/94
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 649 (21,061)
Citation 28

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2.

Demographic Alternatives for Aging Industrial Countries: Increased Total Fertility Rate, Labor Force Participation, or Immigration

Institute for the Study of Labor Discussion Paper No. 1885
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Jan 2006
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 256 (77,451)
Citation 5

Abstract:

demographic policy, aging, fertility rate, labor force, migration

3.

Can Investments In Emerging Markets Help To Solve The Aging Problem?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 304
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Mar 2001
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 206 (114,007)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Aging, pensions, international investments, emerging markets, risk diversification

4.

Bringing Financial Literacy and Education to Low and Middle Income Countries: The Need to Review, Adjust, and Extend Current Wisdom

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5114
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 120 (121,747)

Abstract:

financial literacy, financial capability, financial education, impact evaluation

5.

The Welfare Effects of Public Expenditure Programs Reconsidered

IMF Working Paper No. 89/62
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 100 (204,794)
Citation 2

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6.

Portability of Pension, Health, and Other Social Benefits: Facts, Concepts, and Issues

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4002
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Robert Holzmann and Johannes Koettl
University of Malaya and World Bank - Human Development Sector
Downloads 94 (206,214)
Citation 1

Abstract:

acquired rights, labor mobility, migration, individual accounts, bi-lateral agreements

Global Pension Systems and Their Reform: Worldwide Drivers, Trends, and Challenges

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6800
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 69 (269,200)
Citation 2

Abstract:

population aging, longevity, financial crisis, multi pillar pension systems, social pension, NDC, MDC

Global Pension Systems and Their Reform: Worldwide Drivers, Trends and Challenges

International Social Security Review, Vol. 66, Issue 2, pp. 1-29, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Apr 2013
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 1 (549,308)
Citation 2

Abstract:

pension scheme, social security reform, social security planning, demographic aspect, old age risk, economic conditions, international

8.

Bringing Financial Literacy and Education to Low and Middle Income Countries

Pension Research Council WP 2010-38
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 70 (246,363)
Citation 3

Abstract:

countries, financial education, literacy, income, saving, program, population, World Bank

9.

Severance Pay Programs Around the World: History, Rationale, Status, and Reforms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5731
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 31 May 2011
Robert Holzmann, Yann Pouget, Milan Vodopivec and Michael Weber
University of Malaya, affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Human Development Network and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 64 (264,163)
Citation 4

Abstract:

severance pay, termination benefit, end-of-service benefit, termination benefits, seniority pay, indemnities, leaving allowances

10.

Pension Policies in the OECD Countries: Background and Trends

IMF Working Paper No. 88/85
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 60 (266,257)

Abstract:

11.

Portability of Pension, Health, and Other Social Benefits: Facts, Concepts, Issues

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5715
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 May 2011
Robert Holzmann and Johannes Koettl
University of Malaya and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 53 (293,835)
Citation 1

Abstract:

portability, acquired rights, migration, bilateral agreements, risk pooling

12.

Budgetary Subsidies in Centrally Planned Economies in Transition

IMF Working Paper No. 91/11
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 44 (326,886)
Citation 1

Abstract:

13.

Effets des programmes de dépenses publiques sur le bien-être: réexamen

IMF Working Paper No. 89/62
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 42 (329,800)

Abstract:

Addressing the Legacy Costs in an NDC Reform: Conceptualization, Measurement, Financing

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2010-061
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
Robert Holzmann and Alain Jousten
University of Malaya and University of Liege
Downloads 20 (439,792)

Abstract:

Addressing the Legacy Costs in an NDC Reform: Conceptualization, Measurement, Financing

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5296
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Robert Holzmann and Alain Jousten
University of Malaya and University of Liege
Downloads 15 (468,113)

Abstract:

legacy costs, pension reform, NDC, coverage expansion

15.

A Provocative Perspective on Population Aging and Old-Age Financial Protection

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7571
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2013
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 10 (455,743)

Abstract:

NDC, life expectancy, measuring population aging, happy aging, FDC

16.

Addressing Longevity Heterogeneity in Pension Scheme Design and Reform

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10378
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Mercedes Ayuso, Jorge Miguel Bravo and Robert Holzmann
University of Barcelona, NOVA IMS and University of Malaya
Downloads 0 (430,388)

Abstract:

defined contribution scheme, two-tier contribution structure, proxied life expectancy, tax/subsidy structure

17.

On the Heterogeneity in Longevity Among Socioeconomic Groups: Scope, Trends, and Implications for Earnings-Related Pension Schemes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10060
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Mercedes Ayuso, Jorge Miguel Bravo and Robert Holzmann
University of Barcelona, NOVA IMS and University of Malaya
Downloads 0 (445,526)

Abstract:

implicit tax, lifetime income, gender, life expectancy, implicit subsidy

18.

Taxing Pensions of an Internationally Mobile Labor Force: Portability Issues and Taxation Options

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5715
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Feb 2016
Robert Holzmann
University of Malaya
Downloads 0 (430,388)

Abstract:

income taxation, cross-border labor mobility, portable pensions, double taxation treaties, EET, TEE, individual and fiscal fairness, bureaucratic effectiveness

19.

The Taxation of Internationally Portable Pensions: Fiscal Issues and Policy Options

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5702
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Bernd Genser and Robert Holzmann
University of Konstanz - Faculty of Economics and Statistics and University of Malaya
Downloads 0 (386,607)

Abstract:

income tax reform, taxation of pensions, deferred income taxation, double taxation treaties

20.

Social Risk Management: A New Conceptual Framework for Social Protection, and Beyond

International Tax and Public Finance, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 529-556, August 2001
Posted: 04 Dec 2001
Robert Holzmann and Steen Jorgensen
University of Malaya and World Bank - Social Development

Abstract:

Social protection, social risk management, poverty, vulnerability