¿Qué Incentivos al Retiro Genera la Seguridad Social? El Caso Uruguayo
AbstractUnlike many OECD and Latin American countries, in Uruguay activity rates among male workers have been growing in recent decades. According to several studies, social security egulations have played a significant role in inducing earlier retirement in several OECD countries. We analyze the incentives to retire in Uruguay’s largest pension program, both before and after the reform introduced in 1996. We find that the reform reduced the implicit tax on continued activity and, in a few cases , transformed it into a net subsidy. Nevertheless, in most cases, the tax is still high in Uruguay, much higher than in developed countries.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Instituto de Economía. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. in its journal Cuadernos de Economía-Latin American Journal of Economics.
Volume (Year): 47 (2010)
Issue (Month): 136 ()
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- Ignacio Alvarez & Natalia da Silva & Alvaro Forteza & Ianina Rossi, 2009. "¿Qué incentivos al retiro genera la seguridad social? El caso uruguayo," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 2309, Department of Economics - dECON.
- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
- J14 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of the Elderly; Economics of the Handicapped; Non-Labor Market Discrimination
- J26 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Retirement; Retirement Policies
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- Marisa Bucheli & Cecilia González & Cecilia Olivieri, 2010. "Transferencias del sector público a la infancia y vejez en Uruguay (1994-2006)," Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) 0310, Department of Economics - dECON.
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