Pension reforms: an illustrated basic analysis
AbstractThe paper examines pension reform under ageing. Using stylised facts, ageing is traced to low fertility and increasing longevity. Given these persistent factors, pension systems must be reformed to avoid an unfair burden being left for future generations.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Directorate General Economic and Monetary Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission in its series European Economy - Economic Papers with number 201.
Length: 62 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2004
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pension reform; pre-funding; privatisation; defined benefits; notional defined contribution system; Oksanen;
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