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Pension Age Increase: Pro et Contra

  • Maleva, T.

    (Independent Institute for Social Policy (IISP), Moscow, Russia)

  • Sinyavskaya, O.

    (Independent Institute for Social Policy (IISP), Moscow, Russia)

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    Population ageing and growing deficit of Russian pension system place on the agenda an issue of increasing pension age. The article reviews international practices of regulating pension ages. Authors critically discuss the pros and cons of increasing pension ages in Russia from perspectives of demographic situation and trends, labor market, pension system and public attitudes toward this issue. They prove necessity of the effective pension age increasing in Russia and present their views on how this policy should be organized.

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    Article provided by New Economic Association in its journal Journal of the New Economic Association.

    Volume (Year): (2010)
    Issue (Month): 8 ()
    Pages: 117-137

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    Handle: RePEc:nea:journl:y:2010:i:8:p:117-137
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    1. N. A. Barr, 2000. "Reforming Pensions: Myths, Truths, and Policy Choices," IMF Working Papers 00/139, International Monetary Fund.
    2. Asghar Zaidi & Edward R. Whitehouse, 2009. "Should Pension Systems Recognise "Hazardous and Arduous Work"?," OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers 91, OECD Publishing.
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