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Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries: 1980-2025

Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries: 1980-2025 »

Source: Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries : 1980-2025

Volume/Issue: 1989/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

ISBN: 9781451924657

Keywords: elderly, private savings, pensions, dependency, pension

In the next 30-40 years, past changes in fertility and mortality will lead to a significant increase in the share of the elderly. This study suggests that these demographic trends may lead to a decline in the G-7 p...

Confronting Budget Deficits

Confronting Budget Deficits »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781557756152.051

ISBN: 9781557756152

Keywords: unemployment, health care, social welfare, welfare programs, social security

The phenomenon of substantial peacetime budget deficits over the past20 years has been traced to the burden of entitlements, a slowdown ineconomic productivity, and demographic and macroeconomic shifts in theindust...

Confronting Budget Deficits

Confronting Budget Deficits »

Source: Confronting Budget Deficits

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756152

Keywords: unemployment, health care, social welfare, welfare programs, social security

Political leaders have so frequently cried wolf over budgetary spending that voters are skeptical about talk of budgetary crises. This is unfortunate, since deficits should arouse genuine concern, particular...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: Confronting Budget Deficits

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1996

ISBN: 9781557756152

Keywords: unemployment, health care, social welfare, welfare programs, social security

The phenomenon of substantial peacetime budget deficits over the past20 years has been traced to the burden of entitlements, a slowdown ineconomic productivity, and demographic and macroeconomic shifts in theindust...

Empirical Determinants of Household Saving

Empirical Determinants of Household Saving »

Source: Empirical Determinants of Household Saving : Evidence From OECD Countries

Volume/Issue: 1997/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tim Callen , and Christian Thimann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

ISBN: 9781451859157

Keywords: Household Saving, Tax Structure, Social Security System, welfare systems, private saving, unemployment

This paper analyzes the empirical determinants of household saving using data from 21 OECD countries for 1975-95. A particular focus is the influence of the tax and social security systems on household saving. The...

Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries
			: 1980-2025

Aging, Savings, and Pensions in the Group of Seven Countries : 1980-2025 »

Volume/Issue: 1989/13

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1989

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451924657.001

ISBN: 9781451924657

Keywords: elderly, private savings, pensions, dependency, pension

In the next 30-40 years, past changes in fertility and mortality will lead to a significant increase in the share of the elderly. This study suggests that these demographic trends may lead to a decline in the G-7 p...

Empirical Determinants of Household Saving
			: Evidence From OECD Countries

Empirical Determinants of Household Saving : Evidence From OECD Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1997/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tim Callen , and Christian Thimann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859157.001

ISBN: 9781451859157

Keywords: Household Saving, Tax Structure, Social Security System, welfare systems, private saving, unemployment

This paper analyzes the empirical determinants of household saving using data from 21 OECD countries for 1975-95. A particular focus is the influence of the tax and social security systems on household saving. The...

Labor Market Adjustment in Canada and the United States

Labor Market Adjustment in Canada and the United States »

Volume/Issue: 1997/2

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alun Thomas , and Eswar Prasad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451841725.001

ISBN: 9781451841725

Keywords: unemployment, unemployment rate, employment, employment growth, unemployment rates

This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the relative importance of different labor market adjustment mechanisms in Canada and the United States and also examines the effects of the unemployment insurance (...

Pension Policies in the OECD Countries
			: Background and Trends

Pension Policies in the OECD Countries : Background and Trends »

Volume/Issue: 1988/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 September 1988

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451954159.001

ISBN: 9781451954159

Keywords: pension, retirement, social security, pensions, public pension

Concerns about restructuring old-age income provisions and reforming public pension schemes are an OECD-wide phenomenon. This paper highlights first the background of the reform debate. Despite the divergences in t...

The Simple Economics of Benefit Transfers

The Simple Economics of Benefit Transfers »

Volume/Issue: 1995/5

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dennis Snower

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842128.001

ISBN: 9781451842128

Keywords: unemployment, employment, unemployed, unemployment benefits, labor demand

The paper examines the employment and unemployment implications of permitting unemployed people to use part of their unemployment benefits to provide employment vouchers to the firms that hire them. This opportunit...