Pension Core Course 2013: Symposium on Social Pensions vs. Social Assistance
Targeting the Elderly or Targeting Households
Morning Symposium on Social Pensions verses Social Assistance
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013
Room: MC 2-800
Welcome. The Importance of Social Pensions and Social Assistance for Old Age Poverty Protection.
(Arup Banerji, Director of Social Protection, The World Bank)
Should the Elderly be Targeted? Social Pensions for the Elderly or Social Assistance for Households.
Chair: Robert Palacios, The World Bank
Margaret Grosh, The World Bank
Krzysztof Hagemejer, Coordinator of Social Security Policy, ILO
Charles Knox-Vydmanov, Helpage International
Discussant: Armando Barrientos (via VC): Professor and Research Director, Brooks World Poverty Institute.
Chair: Ruslan Yemstov, The World Bank
The Experience of Mexico (Emma Aguila, RAND)
Insights from the Brazil Rural Assistance Program (Mariano Bosch Mossi, Inter-American Development Bank)
Insights from Malaysia (Mark Dorfman, The World Bank)
Insights from Sub-Saharan Africa (Philippe Leite, The World Bank)
Experiences in LICs (Armando Barrientos - via Video)
Summary and key messages