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Coping with Spain's Aging

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Source: Coping with Spain's Aging : Retirement Rules and Incentives

Volume/Issue: 2007/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Mario Catalan , and Jaime Guajardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451866865

Keywords: pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, and Spanish pension system, pension, retirement, retirement age, tax rate, benefits, Spanish Pension System,

This paper evaluates the macroeconomic and welfare effects of extending the averaging period used to calculate pension benefits in a pay-as-you-go system. It also examines the complementarities between reforms exte...

Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund

Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund »

Source: Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund

Volume/Issue: 2001/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

ISBN: 9781451846645

Keywords: Parametric reforms of pension funds, multi-pillar reforms, pension, pension fund, benefits, retirement age, pensions,

This paper studies the financial sustainability of the Albanian pension fund and assesses possible options for its reform. The paper concludes that the pension fund is not sustainable in its current form and propos...

Fiscal Effects of the 1993 Colombian Pension Reform

Fiscal Effects of the 1993 Colombian Pension Reform »

Source: Fiscal Effects of the 1993 Colombian Pension Reform

Volume/Issue: 1998/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Clavijo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

ISBN: 9781451857559

Keywords: Pension Funds, Latin America, pension, pension system, pension liabilities, retirement, benefits

This study examines the fiscal impact of the pension reform adopted in Colombia in 1993, which established a fully funded, privately administered pension system alongside the existing pay-as-you-go state scheme. Th...

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates »

Source: Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates : Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus

Volume/Issue: 2008/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Jaime Guajardo , and Mario Catalan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869590

Keywords: Pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, population aging, pension, benefits, pension benefits, retirement,

How will the world-wide decline in real interest rates associated with global aging affect small open economies (SOEs) with aging populations? Lower interest rates will result in higher capital-labor ratios and inc...

Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund

Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund »

Volume/Issue: 2001/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451846645.001

ISBN: 9781451846645

Keywords: Parametric reforms of pension funds, multi-pillar reforms, pension, pension fund, benefits, retirement age, pensions,

This paper studies the financial sustainability of the Albanian pension fund and assesses possible options for its reform. The paper concludes that the pension fund is not sustainable in its current form and propos...

A Tradeoff between the Output and  Current Account Effects of Pension Reform

A Tradeoff between the Output and Current Account Effects of Pension Reform »

Volume/Issue: 2012/283

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mario Catalan , and Nicolas Magud

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475563948.001

ISBN: 9781475563948

Keywords: Pension reform, external balance, dyamic general equilibrium model, pension, retirement, retirement age, pension benefits, benefits, Open Economy Macroeconomics, Social Security and Public Pensions,

We compare the long-term output and current account effects of pension reforms that increase the retirement age with those of reforms that cut pension benefits, conditional on reforms achieving similar fiscal targe...

Coping with Spain's Aging
			: Retirement Rules and Incentives

Coping with Spain's Aging : Retirement Rules and Incentives »

Volume/Issue: 2007/122

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Mario Catalan , and Jaime Guajardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866865.001

ISBN: 9781451866865

Keywords: pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, and Spanish pension system, pension, retirement, retirement age, tax rate, benefits, Spanish Pension System,

This paper evaluates the macroeconomic and welfare effects of extending the averaging period used to calculate pension benefits in a pay-as-you-go system. It also examines the complementarities between reforms exte...

Fiscal Effects of the 1993 Colombian Pension Reform

Fiscal Effects of the 1993 Colombian Pension Reform »

Volume/Issue: 1998/158

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Sergio Clavijo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857559.001

ISBN: 9781451857559

Keywords: Pension Funds, Latin America, pension, pension system, pension liabilities, retirement, benefits

This study examines the fiscal impact of the pension reform adopted in Colombia in 1993, which established a fully funded, privately administered pension system alongside the existing pay-as-you-go state scheme. Th...

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates
			: Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates : Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus »

Volume/Issue: 2008/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Jaime Guajardo , and Mario Catalan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869590.001

ISBN: 9781451869590

Keywords: Pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, population aging, pension, benefits, pension benefits, retirement,

How will the world-wide decline in real interest rates associated with global aging affect small open economies (SOEs) with aging populations? Lower interest rates will result in higher capital-labor ratios and inc...

Increasing Dependency Ratios, Pensions, and Tax Smoothing

Increasing Dependency Ratios, Pensions, and Tax Smoothing »

Volume/Issue: 1998/129

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Vito Tanzi , and Efraim Sadka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451934861.001

ISBN: 9781451934861

Keywords: Dependency ratios, a pay-as-you-go, defined-benefit pension, fully funded, defined-contribution pension, tax smoothing, real exchange rate risk, pension, pension fund, pension program

The implication of increasing dependency ratios for pay-as-you-go, defined-benefit pension programs are examined. Modifications aimed at smoothing contributions while maintaining benefits intact are analyzed for bo...