Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Christian Keller , and Peter Heller
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2001
Keywords: social sector reform, pension, health care, social insurance, retirement, unemployment, Public Economics: General, National Government Expenditures and Health, National Government Expenditures and Education, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs
During the transition process, many existing social sector institutions and policies were significantly eroded and their underlying character changed. As a result, they often do not redistribute to the poorest, nor...