Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Alain Jousten
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2007
Keywords: household behavior, welfare programs, demographic trends, pension, social insurance, Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents: Household, National Government Expenditures and Welfare Programs, Social Security and Public Pensions,
The present paper reviews key issues in pension design and pension reform encountered all across the world. The paper heavily refers to the recent U.S. Social Security reform debate in general and to the Personal R...