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Aging, Retirement and Pay-As-You-Go Pensions

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  • Cipriani, Giam Pietro

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In this paper we consider the effects of population aging on a pay-as-you-go financed defined contributions pension scheme. We show that when retirement decisions are endogenous, aging increases the retirement age and the steady state level of capital. The effect on pension payouts is in general ambiguous, except for the solution of full retirement, when this effect is unambiguously negative.

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  • Cipriani, Giam Pietro, 2016. "Aging, Retirement and Pay-As-You-Go Pensions," IZA Discussion Papers 9969, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
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    1. Hirono, Makoto & Mino, Kazuo, 2019. "Pension, Retirement, and Growth in the Presence Heterogeneous Elderly," MPRA Paper 98096, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Hott, Christian, 2019. "Save or Pay-As-You-Go," Annual Conference 2019 (Leipzig): 30 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall - Democracy and Market Economy 203642, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association.
    3. Marina Tabatadze, 2019. "Optimal Structure of Pension System and Its Influence on the Social Policy of State Budget," Working papers 03 MT, Research Association for Interdisciplinary Studies.
    4. Maria Teresa Medeiros Garcia & André Fernando Rodrigues Rocha da Silva, 2019. "Assessing Pension Expenditure Determinants – the Case of Portugal," Working Papers REM 2019/68, ISEG - Lisbon School of Economics and Management, REM, Universidade de Lisboa.
    5. Balteș Nicolae & Jimon Ștefania Amalia, 2018. "Considerations Regarding the Pension Systems in Countries of Central and Eastern Europe," Ovidius University Annals, Economic Sciences Series, Ovidius University of Constantza, Faculty of Economic Sciences, vol. 0(2), pages 94-99, December.
    6. Cipriani, Giam Pietro & Fioroni, Tamara, 2019. "Endogenous Demographic Change, Retirement and Social Security," IZA Discussion Papers 12244, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

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    Keywords

    retirement; aging; PAYG pensions; overlapping generations model;

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    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
    • H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions

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