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Social security and public insurance

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  • Börsch-Supan, Axel

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  • Härtl, Klaus

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  • Leite, Duarte Nuno

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When the challenges of population aging are being debated, the uncertain future of pension systems is a topic of high priority and large controversy. The aim of this chapter is not to provide a “consensus view” on social security and public insurance in aging populations but to put structure on these debates. We formulate a large set of models which we use for simulation exercises to make the challenges and controversies more transparent.
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  • Börsch-Supan, Axel & Härtl, Klaus & Leite, Duarte Nuno, 1970. "Social security and public insurance," MEA discussion paper series 201604, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging (MEA) at the Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy.
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