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Rethinking Pension Reform

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  • Modigliani,Franco
  • Muralidhar,Arun

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This book, first published in 2004, presents an academic and a practical aspect on managing pension funds to clarify the global debate on social security. The authors establish the basic choices in designating any system to help policy makers develop the system that achieves their many objectives. They examine reforms in Latin America to highlight flaws and to estimate the true cost of these reforms and factors affecting these costs. The authors then discuss how the United States and Spain can implement robust systems incorporating many of the ideal features. The success of reforms depends on financial innovation to mitigate key risks and some innovations are discussed, which also demonstrates how pension reform choices affect the achievement of retirement objectives. Finally, the authors examine some proposed hybrid options to show how the beneficial features of these hybrids can be captured through good design in a single fund.

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This book is provided by Cambridge University Press in its series Cambridge Books with number 9780521676533 and published in 2005.

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  1. Mejra Festić & Jože Mencinger, 2009. "The Perspective of Pension System Reforms in the New Member States," Prague Economic Papers, University of Economics, Prague, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2009(4), pages 291-308.
  2. Kobsak Pootrakool & Anak Serichetpong, 2007. "Safeguarding out Nation's Nest Egg: Necessary Reforms to our Social Security System," Working Papers 2007-05, Economic Research Department, Bank of Thailand.
  3. Aaron George Grech, 2013. "How best to measure pension adequacy," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library 51270, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  4. Surkov, Alexander, 2009. "Пенсионная Реформа И Межпоколенческий Альтруизм В Моделях Экономической Динамики
    [Pension reform and intergenerational altruism in economic dynamics models]
    ," MPRA Paper 27632, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  5. Christophe Hachon, 2010. "Éducation et progressivité des systèmes de retraite. Quand les inégalités face à la mort comptent," Revue économique, Presses de Sciences-Po, Presses de Sciences-Po, vol. 0(4), pages 751-769.

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