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Diversity Of The Pension Systems In The European Union Countries"


  • Laura Raisa Miloş

    () (Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences Eftimie Murgu University Resita Resita, Romania ")

  • Carmen Corduneanu

    () (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration West University of Timisoara Timisoara, Romania ")


The objective of this paper is to realize a configuration of today’s pension systems in the various countries member of the European Union. The authors put into discussion also the importance of private component in the supply of pensions, summarizing the debate regarding a certain harmonization between the pension systems from the member countries of European Union. In the final part of the paper, there is also brought into discussion the influence of the financial crisis on the current pension schemes, with its potential roll-backs of reforms made so far. "

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  • Laura Raisa Miloş & Carmen Corduneanu, 2011. "Diversity Of The Pension Systems In The European Union Countries"," Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" din Iasi - Stiinte Economice, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, vol. 58, pages 145-155, november.
  • Handle: RePEc:aic:journl:y:2011:v:57:p:145-155

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    1. Onorato Castellino & Elsa Fornero, 2006. "Public Policy and the Transition to Private Pension Provision in the United States and Europe," CeRP Working Papers 48, Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies, Turin (Italy).
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    1. Diana-Mihaela Pociovalisteanu, 2012. "Some Aspects Regarding The Brain Drain Nowadays," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 3, pages 186-189, September.

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    pension system; pillars; European Union; reform;

    JEL classification:

    • H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
    • G15 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - International Financial Markets


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