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Fuentes de financiamiento de los sistemas de seguridad social en países de América del Sur
[Sources of financing social security systems in countries of South America]

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  • Calabria, Alejandro A.
  • D´Elia, Vanesa
  • Rottenschweiler, Sergio
  • Calero, Analía
  • Gaiada, Julio

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One of the objectives of the State is to achieve the highest possible level os society, which is central to ensuring a level of social protection that tends to universality and coverage of socially recognized needs and contingencies such as education, health, security, old age, maternity, disability and unemployment, among others. In this context, social security, defined as the set of institutions aimed at protecting people from the circumstances described above assumes a vital role. This document aims to provide a comparative analysis of various sources of financing social security in South America countries. In particular, it describes the situation in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. There will be description of the subsystems that make up the Social Security and analyze the particular situation of each selected by focusing on financing.

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  • Calabria, Alejandro A. & D´Elia, Vanesa & Rottenschweiler, Sergio & Calero, Analía & Gaiada, Julio, 2010. "Fuentes de financiamiento de los sistemas de seguridad social en países de América del Sur
    [Sources of financing social security systems in countries of South America]
    ," MPRA Paper 31892, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:31892
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    1. Jonathan Gruber & David A. Wise, 1999. "Introduction to "Social Security and Retirement around the World"," NBER Chapters,in: Social Security and Retirement around the World, pages 1-35 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Uthoff, Andras, 2001. "La reforma del sistema de pensiones en Chile: desafíos pendientes," Financiamiento para el Desarrollo 112, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
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    1. Calabria, Alejandro A. & Cunquero, Camila, 2016. "¿Dónde estamos y hacia dónde vamos? Análisis de las fragilidades del sistema previsional argentino desde una comparación internacional. Hacia una mayor eficiencia del gasto en previsión social
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      ," MPRA Paper 72940, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    seguridad social; financiamiento ; américa del sur;

    JEL classification:

    • H55 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Social Security and Public Pensions
    • P43 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - Finance; Public Finance

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