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Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2013/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484371206

Keywords: pensions, pension, pension fund, benefit levels, early retirement

The economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is strongly connected to Europe through trade and financial channels, continues to pay a high price for the tough conditions in the area. The paper discuss that, followi...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries1 »

Source: Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

IMF Completes Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Approves €39 Million Disbursement

IMF Completes Second Review under the Stand-By Arrangement with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Approves €39 Million Disbursement »

Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2013/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

ISBN: 9781484371206

Keywords: pensions, pension, pension fund, benefit levels, early retirement

The economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is strongly connected to Europe through trade and financial channels, continues to pay a high price for the tough conditions in the area. The paper discuss that, followi...

Bosnia and Herzegovina
			: Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director

Bosnia and Herzegovina : Second Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Requests for Waivers of Applicability and Modification of Performance Criteria -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director »

Volume/Issue: 2013/121

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484371206.002

ISBN: 9781484371206

Keywords: pensions, pension, pension fund, benefit levels, early retirement

The economy of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is strongly connected to Europe through trade and financial channels, continues to pay a high price for the tough conditions in the area. The paper discuss that, followi...

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries

Fiscal Buffers for Natural Disasters in Pacific Island Countries »

Volume/Issue: 2019/152

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hidetaka Nishizawa , Scott Roger , and Huan Zhang

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 July 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498320801.001

ISBN: 9781498320801

Keywords: Access to foreign markets, Accounting, Accounting standards, Agriculture, Aid flows, Balance of payments, Bank deposits, Bank financing, Banks, Bonds

Pacific island countries (PICs) are vulnerable severe natural disasters, especially cyclones, inflicting large losses on their economies. In the aftermath of disasters, PIC governments face revenue losses and spend...

Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan

Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2012/197

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kiichi Tokuoka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505474.001

ISBN: 9781475505474

Keywords: Intergenerational inequality, Fiscal consolidation, Overlapping generations model, pension, pension benefits, public pension, pension contribution

In Japan, intergenerational inequality in lifetime resources is substantial, with a heavier fiscal burden on the young than the old. Moreover, given the need for fiscal consolidation, the inequality is even worse t...

Japan's Medium
			: and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges

Japan's Medium : and Long-Term Fiscal Challenges »

Volume/Issue: 1996/113

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): K. Okamura

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853674.001

ISBN: 9781451853674

Keywords: pension, pension reform, fiscal position, tax rate, pension benefits

This paper assesses the sustainability of Japan’s fiscal position. The simulations indicate that, even if the government’s pension reform plan is fully implemented, the initial budget imbalance, combi...

Pension Reforms in Japan

Pension Reforms in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2012/285

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Kenichiro Kashiwase , Masahiro Nozaki , and Kiichi Tokuoka

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475544312.001

ISBN: 9781475544312

Keywords: pension reform, pension, basic pension, pension benefit, pension benefits, life expectancy, Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts,

This paper analyzes various reform options for Japan's public pension in light of large fiscal consolidation needs of the country. The most attractive option is to increase the pension eligibility age in line with...

Reform Options for Mature Defined Benefit Pension Plans: The Case of the Netherlands

Reform Options for Mature Defined Benefit Pension Plans: The Case of the Netherlands »

Volume/Issue: 2019/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Gerard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484395912.001

ISBN: 9781484395912

Keywords: pension funds, defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, fully funded, pension mathematics, stress tests

The Netherlands has been operating fully funded, defined benefit second pillar pension schemes that have consistently ranked high worldwide for delivering high replacement rates while featuring strong solidarity am...

The Impact of Rapid Aging and Pension Reform on Savings and the Labor Supply

The Impact of Rapid Aging and Pension Reform on Savings and the Labor Supply »

Volume/Issue: 2019/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hui He , Lei Ning , and Dongming Zhu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 March 2019

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498302890.001

ISBN: 9781498302890

Keywords: Pension reforms, Social security, Household survey data, Labor supply, Social welfare programs, Demographic Change, Pension Reform, Saving, Life Cycle, Heterogeneous Agent Model

We study, both empirically and quantitatively, the role of savings and the labor supply in self-insurance channels over the life cycle when one faces not only idiosyncratic income risks, but also changes in longevi...