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Pension Regimes and Saving

Pension Regimes and Saving »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas , George Mackenzie , and Philip Gerson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756404.084

ISBN: 9781557756404

Keywords: pension, retirement, benefits, pensions, pension plans

Public pension systems around the world have been criticized in recent years for some serious flaws, including the excessive burden they impose on the public finances and their depressing impact on saving rates. Th...

Equitable and Sustainable Pensions
			: Challenges and Experience

Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience »

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616359508.071

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Pension reform is high on the agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies, for many reasons. First, public pensions often constitute a large share of government expenditure. Second, population aging means...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note: Industrial Organization and Competition: Pension System in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2007/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451825725

Keywords: pension, pension system, retirement

The technical note on Mexico's Financial Sector Assessment Program update analyzes that the private pension system's regulator in Mexico has introduced innovate rules. Mexico, as with many other countries in Latin...

Risk Management and the Pension Fund industry

Risk Management and the Pension Fund industry »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 October 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451939293.082

ISBN: 9781451939293

Keywords: pension, pension funds, pension fund, pension plans, retirement

This paper looks at the longer-term challenges pension funds face as population age and key issues to address to enhance their risk management practices and their role as long-term investors. The paper focuses prim...

Aging Populations and Public Pension Schemes

Aging Populations and Public Pension Schemes »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Sheetal Chand , and Albert Jaeger

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 December 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756206.084

ISBN: 9781557756206

Keywords: Aging, pension, public pension, retirement, contribution rates

This paper discusses a study analyzing aging populations and public pension schemes. An aging society is characterized by a growing proportion of the retired to the active working population. The study examines the...

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005
			: Market Developments and Issues

Global Financial Stability Report, September 2005 : Market Developments and Issues »

Series: Global Financial Stability Report

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 September 2005

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451969511.082

ISBN: 9781451969511

Keywords: pension, retirement, pensions, financial assets, bond

This paper presents an assessment of the shift in market risks to the household sector, which results from changes in the behavior of financial institutions and from pension reform. It focuses on household saving a...

Pension Reform in Belgium

Pension Reform in Belgium »

Source: Pension Reform in Belgium

Volume/Issue: 1996/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1996

ISBN: 9781451849547

Keywords: pension, wage, retirement, retirement age

This paper reviews the financial implications of aging for the pension system in Belgium during 1995-2050. Our simulations indicate a strong rise in pension expenditure over the next half century, as is the case in...

The Italian Public Pension System

The Italian Public Pension System »

Source: The Italian Public Pension System : Current Prospects and Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 1995/33

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Patrizia Canziani , and Dimitri Demekas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1995

ISBN: 9781451845150

Keywords: pension, benefits, retirement age, retirement

Public pension expenditure in Italy has been growing rapidly in the last three decades and is now among the highest in industrialized countries. Despite recent reforms, benefits remain generous by international sta...

The Reform of the Pension System in Italy

The Reform of the Pension System in Italy »

Source: The Reform of the Pension System in Italy

Volume/Issue: 1997/18

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): A. Hamann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1997

ISBN: 9781451922790

Keywords: pension, benefits, retirement, early retirement

Italy’s pension system was reformed in August 1995. The new system has various desirable long-run properties and, overall, it represents an improvement over earlier systems. However, it fails to address two...

Kyrgyz Republic

Kyrgyz Republic »

Source: Kyrgyz Republic : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper Progress Report

Volume/Issue: 2004/200

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 July 2004

ISBN: 9781451821420

Keywords: pension, retirement, civil service, court, retirement pension

This paper on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) on the Kyrgyz Republic explains macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external...