Pension systems in the Middle East and North Africa: A window of opportunity
AbstractThis study summarizes current policies in the non-OPEC countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Its objectives are to: (a) provide an overview and comparative analysis of the formal old-age social security systems in the region; (b) highlight the link between pension policy and labor market performance, financial market development, domestic saving and economic growth; and (c) initiate a discussion among policymaker about possible directions for future pension reforms taking into account experiences in other regions.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Sonderforschungsbereich 504, Universität Mannheim & Sonderforschungsbereich 504, University of Mannheim in its series Sonderforschungsbereich 504 Publications with number 99-44.
Length: 75 pages
Date of creation: 16 Apr 1999
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