Funded social security and economic growth
AbstractThis paper investigates the relationship between economic growth and a fully funded social security system in an overlapping generations model with family altruism. It is shown that funded social security may harm growth if there are operative bequests within the family.
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Volume (Year): 115 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
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Funded social security; Growth; Family altruism;
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- I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
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