Japan's Public Pension System in the Twenty-First Century
AbstractIn this paper, the author first briefly discuss the structure of Japan's public pension system, the history of that system, the raison d'etre of a public pension sustem, some of the defects in the current system, the origins of those defects, possible ways of alleviating those defects, future prospects for Japan's public pension system in the face of rapid population aging, and proposals for reforming Japan's public pension system.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University in its series ISER Discussion Paper with number 0482.
Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: 1999
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PUBLIC PENSION ; SOCIAL SECURITY ; JAPAN;
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- H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
- O53 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Asia including Middle East
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