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Zur Berücksichtigung von Kindern bei umlagefinanzierter Alterssicherung

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  • Kai A. Konrad
  • Wolfram F. Richter

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According to the ruling of the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany it is unconstitutional if members of the mandatory insurance against long-term care have to pay contributions that are not conditional on the number of their children. This article takes a critical view on child-related contribution payments. It is argued that such a policy is not well targeted and not well founded in welfare economics. Copyright Verein für Socialpolitik und Blackwell Publishers Ltd, 2005

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Volume (Year): 6 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (02)
Pages: 115-130

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  1. Mevis, Dirk & Weddige, Olaf, 2006. "Gefahr erkannt, Gefahr gebannt? Nachhaltigkeitsbilanz der 15. Legislaturperiode des deutschen Bundestages 2002-2005," Discussion Papers 140, Institut für Finanzwissenschaft, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.

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