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Pension funds and capital accumulation

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  • Bertrand Wigniolle

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    (EUREQua Université de Paris I)

  • Philippe Michel

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    (GREQAM, Université de la Méditerranée and IUF)

  • Pascal Belan

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    (LIBRE, université de Franche-Comté)

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This note presents a model in which pension funds, by holding a significant share of capital assets, can exert a non competitive behavior on labor market. This leads to lower wages and higher capital returns, and can reduce capital accumulation and long-run welfare.

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Article provided by AccessEcon in its journal Economics Bulletin.

Volume (Year): 4 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 1-8

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Handle: RePEc:ebl:ecbull:eb-01d90001

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  1. Biancamaria d'Onofrio & Bertrand Wigniolle, 2010. "Imperfect competition, technical progress and capital accumulation," International Journal of Economic Theory, The International Society for Economic Theory, vol. 6(4), pages 355-366.
  2. Pascal Belan & Philippe Michel & Bertrand Wigniolle, 2007. "Capital Accumulation, Welfare, and the Emergence of Pension-Fund Activism," FinanzArchiv: Public Finance Analysis, Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 63(1), pages 54-82, March.
  3. Pascal Belan & Philippe Michel & Bertrand Wigniolle, 2005. "Does imperfect competition foster capital accumulation in a developing economy," Cahiers de la Maison des Sciences Economiques v05026, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1).
  4. Biancamaria D'Onofrio & Bertrand Wigniolle, 2006. "Imperfect competition, technical progress and capital accumulation," Post-Print halshs-00118568, HAL.

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