Disability pensions and social security reform : analysis of the Latin American experience
AbstractThis paper describes the disability pension arrangements prevailing in ten Latin American countries that reformed their pension systems. The analysis is limited to the topic of disability pensions, without attempting to evaluate other critical aspects such as the available infrastructure: handicapped access generally (ramps, blind cues), medical and nursing support, home care, and so on. The relative significance of disability pensions is highly dependant on these factors and, however, they are really limited in most countries of Latin America.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by The World Bank in its series Social Protection Discussion Papers with number 29139.
Date of creation: 01 Dec 2003
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Gender and Law; Social Protections&Assistance; Pensions&Retirement Systems; Gender and Law; Social Cohesion;
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