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Micro-Simulation of Social Security Reforms in Belgium

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  • Desmet, Raphaël

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    (Federal Planning Bureau, Belgium)

  • Jousten, Alain

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    (University of Liège)

  • Perelman, Sergio

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    (CREPP, Université de Liège)

  • Pestieau, Pierre

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    (CREPP, Université de Liège)

Abstract

The present paper analyzes the budgetary impact of various Social Security reforms in the Belgian institutional setting. Our approach relies on parameters that were derived in Dellis et alii (2002) using a micro-modeling strategy. Focusing our attention on a hypothetical age cohort, we illustrate the budgetary impact that the reforms considered might have on the budget of the federal government.

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Paper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Discussion Papers with number 735.

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Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2003
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Publication status: published in: J. Gruber and D. Wise, (eds.), “Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Fiscal Implications of Reform”, 2007, University of Chicago Press and NBER
Handle: RePEc:iza:izadps:dp735

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  1. Dellis, Arnaud & Jousten, Alain & Perelman, Sergio, 2001. "Micro-Modelling of Retirement in Belgium," CEPR Discussion Papers 2795, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    • Arnaud Dellis & Raphaël Desmet & Alain Jousten & Sergio Perelman, 2004. "Micro-Modeling of Retirement in Belgium," NBER Chapters, in: Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation, pages 41-98 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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  5. Chiswick, Barry R. & DebBurman, Noyna, 2004. "Educational attainment: analysis by immigrant generation," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 23(4), pages 361-379, August.
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  1. André Portela Souza & Hélio Zylberstajn & Luís Eduardo Afonso & Priscilla Matias Flori, 2004. "Fiscal Impacts Of Social Security Reform In Brazil," Anais do XXXII Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 32th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 138, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  2. Alain Jousten & Mathieu Lefebvre & Sergio Perelman, 2014. "Health Status, Disability and Retirement Incentives in Belgium," NBER Working Papers 20035, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Cremer Helmuth & Lozachmeur Jean-Marie & Pestieau Pierre, 2007. "Disability Testing and Retirement," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 7(1), pages 1-34, February.
  4. Alain Jousten & Mathieu Lefebvre, 2013. "Retirement Incentives in Belgium: Estimations and Simulations Using SHARE Data," De Economist, Springer, vol. 161(3), pages 253-276, September.
  5. Desmet, Raphaël & Jousten, Alain & Perelman, Sergio, 2005. "The Benefits of Separating Early Retirees from the Unemployed: Simulation Results for Belgian Wage Earners," IZA Discussion Papers 1571, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  6. Marjan, MAES, 2008. "Financial and redistributive impact of reforming the old-age pension system in Belgium," Discussion Papers (ECON - Département des Sciences Economiques) 2008040, Université catholique de Louvain, Département des Sciences Economiques.

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