Robert Palacios

Robert Palacios
  • Senior Pension Economist and Director, Social Protection Department
    World Bank

With the World Bank: 1992-94, Member, research department team that produced the World Bank's influential volume on international pension systems, "Averting the Old Age Crisis: Policies to Protect the Old and Promote Growth"; 1995-97, with the department responsible for Eastern Europe and was intimately involved in the systemic reform of the Hungarian pension system; since 1997, has divided time between operational work and applied research with work in two dozen countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and Latin America; currently, Senior Pension Economist, Social Protection Department, working in India, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan; also Editor and Contributor to the applied research working paper series "Pension Reform Primer". Author of articles and papers on pension reform.