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Private Pension Policies in Industrialized Countries: A Comparative Analysis

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  • John Turner

    (U.S. Department of Labor)

  • Noriyasu Watanabe

    (International Pension Research Institute)

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    In this comprehensive review of private pension systems in effect world-wide, Turner and Watanabe discuss the fundamental issues facing nations as they adopt and expand private pension systems including: the degree of privatization, tax policy, risk and insurance from risk, pension financing, labor market issues, and the adequacy of retirement income.

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    This book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number ppp and published in 1995.

    ISBN: cloth 9780880991506 paper 9780880991490
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    Keywords: pensions; benefit adequacy; private pension systems; benefit financing; tax policy;

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    Cited by:
    1. Independent Evaluation Group, 2006. "Pension Reform and the Development of Pension Systems : An Evaluation of World Bank Assistance," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 6956, January.
    2. Henrik Petersen, Jorn, 1998. "Recent research on public pension systems. A review," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 5(1), pages 91-108, March.
    3. Whitehouse, Edward, 2001. "Pension systems in 15 countries compared: the value of entitlements," MPRA Paper 14751, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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