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Incentivos y patrones de retiro en Uruguay

  • Ignacio Alvarez

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  • Natalia Da Silva

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  • Alvaro Forteza

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    (Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República)

  • Ianina Rossi

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    (Departamento de Economía, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de la República)

We estimate indicators of incentives to retire in a sample of individuals affiliated to the main Uruguayan social security program and we assess their impact on retirement and pension claims observed between 1996 and 2004. The implicit tax on work in this population is high compared to other countries for which similar studies have been conducted, particularly so when the indicator is computed for individuals covered by the institutional act 9. The reform law passed in 1995 increased the incentives to work. However, we do not find the expected effects of the incentive indicators on retirement.

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Paper provided by Department of Economics - dECON in its series Documentos de Trabajo (working papers) with number 2211.

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Length: 56 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2011
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Handle: RePEc:ude:wpaper:2211
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