Series: Departmental Papers / Policy Papers
Author(s): Valentina Flamini , Misael Galdamez , Frederic Lambert , Mike Li , Bogdan Lissovolik , Rosalind Mowatt , Jaume Puig , Alexander Klemm , Mauricio Soto , Saji Thomas , Christoph Freudenberg , Anna Orthofer , and Lorenzo Figliuoli
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 05 April 2018
Keywords: Aging, Health care, Pensions, Age-related spending, Old age pensions, Government expenditures and health, Latin America, Retirement pensions, demographics, long-term fiscal gaps
This paper estimates the fiscal costs of population aging in Latin America and provides policy recommendations on reforms needed to make these costs manageable. Although Latin American societies are still younger t...