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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

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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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 31892.

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Date of creation: Nov 2010
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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