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Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

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Source: Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Volume/Issue: 2012/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frank Eich , Mauricio Soto , and Charleen Gust

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505511

Keywords: Russia, pension reform, pension, pension system, pension spending, retirement, Social Security and Public Pensions,

Pension reform is a key policy challenge in Russia. This paper examines how pension spending could increase in Russia in the absence of reforms, quantifies the impact of some recent proposals, and suggests some alt...

Pension Reforms in Japan

Pension Reforms in Japan »

Source: Pension Reforms in Japan

Volume/Issue: 2012/285

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenichiro Kashiwase , Masahiro Nozaki , and Kiichi Tokuoka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475544312

Keywords: pension reform, pension, basic pension, pension benefit, pension benefits, life expectancy, Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts,

This paper analyzes various reform options for Japan's public pension in light of large fiscal consolidation needs of the country. The most attractive option is to increase the pension eligibility age in line with...

Pension Reform in India

Pension Reform in India »

Source: Pension Reform in India

Volume/Issue: 2001/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Gillingham , and Daniel Kanda

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2001

ISBN: 9781451854824

Keywords: Public pensions, personal saving, individual retirement accounts, pension, benefits, retirement, pension system, Social Security and Public Pensions,

This paper reviews the current state of the pension system in India, as well as plans to reform it. Problems with the current system are identified, and, within this context, the appropriate role of the government...

Can the Private Annuity Market Provide Secure Retirement Income?

Can the Private Annuity Market Provide Secure Retirement Income? »

Source: Can the Private Annuity Market Provide Secure Retirement Income?

Volume/Issue: 2004/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allison Schrager , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

ISBN: 9781451875539

Keywords: Public pension systems, individual accounts, retirement, pension, retirement income, life annuity, bond, Social Security and Public Pensions,

Annuity premiums are often assumed to be constant, although they can be expected to vary with the yield curve. Variations in premiums will become an important public policy issue as defined-contribution (DC) pensio...

Demographic Changes in Latin America

Demographic Changes in Latin America »

Source: Demographic Changes in Latin America : The Good, the Bad and …

Volume/Issue: 2017/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Santiago Acosta Ormaechea , Marco Espinosa-Vega , and Diego Wachs

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475594775

Keywords: Aging, Government expenditures and health, public pension spending, public healthcare spending, pension system reforms, Social Security and Public Pensions, Forecasts of Budgets, Deficits, and Debt

The paper develops a simple, integrated methodology to project public pension cash flows and healthcare spending over the long term. We illustrate its features by applying it to the LAC5 (Argentina, Brazil, Chile,...

Long-Run Biological Interest Rate for Pay-As-You-Go Pensions in Advanced and Developing Countries1

Long-Run Biological Interest Rate for Pay-As-You-Go Pensions in Advanced and Developing Countries1 »

Source: Long-Run Biological Interest Rate for Pay-As-You-Go Pensions in Advanced and Developing Countries

Volume/Issue: 2017/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Masahiro Nozaki

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 April 2017

ISBN: 9781475595826

Keywords: Pay-as-you-go pension, internal rate of return, pension reform, Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts, Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts

How much of an internal rate of return would a sustainable pay-as-you-go pension system offer current and future generations equally? The answer is the sum of the Long-Run Biological Interest Rates (LBIR), the real...

Sustainability and Equity Challenges

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Source: Sustainability and Equity Challenges : Some Arithmetic on Lebanon's Pension System

Volume/Issue: 2016/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Najla Nakhle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513541488

Keywords: demographics, equity, pension reform, sustainability, pension, pension expenditure, pension system, retirement, employees, Social Security and Public Pensions

Reform of Lebanon's pension system is indispensable. The country already faces fiscal sustainability risks, which will be compounded in the future by significantly higher pensionrelated spending and liabilities, ma...

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries »

Source: Self-insurance Against Natural Disasters: The Use of Pension Funds in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2018/155

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Si Guo , and Futoshi Narita

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 July 2018

ISBN: 9781484366837

Keywords: Fiji, Insurance, Asia and Pacific, Small states, Life-cycle model, Natural disasters, Pension, Social Security and Public Pensions

Pacific island countries are exposed to significant risks from natural disasters. As a disaster relief measure, Fiji allowed pre-retirement pension withdrawls in the wake of Cyclone Winston in 2016. Motivated by th...

Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia

Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia »

Source: Tax, Welfare, and Pension Reforms in Slovenia : Implications for Work Incentives and Labor Participation

Volume/Issue: 2006/298

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philippe Egoume Bossogo , and Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865585

Keywords: Labor participation, pension, wage, benefits, retirement age, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The labor participation rate in Slovenia has been lower than in the EU-15 (the members states prior to May 2004), particularly for the low-income and older individuals. Using simulations of tax and social benefits...

Macroeconomic Effects of Public Pension Reforms

Macroeconomic Effects of Public Pension Reforms »

Source: Macroeconomic Effects of Public Pension Reforms

Volume/Issue: 2010/297

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joana Pereira , Philippe Karam , Dirk Muir , and Anita Tuladhar

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2010

ISBN: 9781455211784

Keywords: OLG models, pension, retirement, public pension, retirement age, pension reform, Social Security and Public Pensions, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Macroeconomic - Aspects Of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy,

The paper explores the macroeconomic effects of three public pension reforms, namely an increase in retirement age, a reduction in benefits and an increase in contribution rates. Using a five-region version of the...