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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...

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...

Long-Term Tendencies in Budget Deficits and Debt

Long-Term Tendencies in Budget Deficits and Debt »

Volume/Issue: 1995/128

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Michael Mussa , and Paul Masson

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1995

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451935394.001

ISBN: 9781451935394

Keywords: pension, government spending, health care, public pension, retirement

The IMF Working Papers series is designed to make IMF staff research available to a wide audience. Almost 300 Working Papers are released each year, covering a wide range of theoretical and analytical topics, inclu...

Migration and Pension

Migration and Pension »

Volume/Issue: 1998/165

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Efraim Sadka , and Assaf Razin

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451980011.001

ISBN: 9781451980011

Keywords: Low Skilled Migrants, Pay-As-You-Go Pension, Heterogenous Population, Overlapping Generations, migration, pension, pension system, pension benefit, retirement

Migrants, being relatively low earners, are net beneficiaries of the welfare state. However, this paper uses a dynamic model to show that because of migrants’ positive influence on the pension system, which...

Pension Funds and Emerging Markets

Pension Funds and Emerging Markets »

Volume/Issue: 2004/181

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Chan-Lau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859225.001

ISBN: 9781451859225

Keywords: asset allocation, regulation, pension, pension fund, pension fund managers, pension fund assets,

This paper focuses on the investment behavior of pension funds in developed and emerging market countries. First, it analyzes the main determinants of the emerging market asset allocation of pension funds in develo...

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...

Public Pension Reform
			: A Primer

Public Pension Reform : A Primer »

Volume/Issue: 2007/28

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alain Jousten

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865929.001

ISBN: 9781451865929

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...

Regulation of Withdrawals in Individual Account Systems

Regulation of Withdrawals in Individual Account Systems »

Volume/Issue: 1999/153

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jan Walliser

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451857139.001

ISBN: 9781451857139

Keywords: annuity, pension reform, individual accounts, retirement, pension, adverse selection, retirement income, annuities markets

Funded mandatory pension systems based on individual accounts are spreading around the world. With the maturation of these systems, regulating the withdrawal of retirement savings will become increasingly important...

Should Public Pensions be Funded?

Should Public Pensions be Funded? »

Volume/Issue: 1998/35

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Richard Hemming

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451845327.001

ISBN: 9781451845327

Keywords: Public pensions, funding, pay-as-you-go, aging populations, pension, pension fund, pension scheme, pension schemes

This paper outlines some of the arguments for and against the funding of public pensions, with a view to establishing whether there is an economic basis for judging funding to be superior to pay-as-you-go (PAYG). I...

The Impact of Longevity Improvements on U.S. Corporate Defined Benefit Pension Plans

The Impact of Longevity Improvements on U.S. Corporate Defined Benefit Pension Plans »

Volume/Issue: 2012/170

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): John Kiff , Michael Kisser , Mauricio Soto , and S. Oppers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505184.001

ISBN: 9781475505184

Keywords: Pension Plans, Longevity Risk, Life Expectancy, pension, pension liabilities, mortality tables, mortality table, Demographic Economics,

This paper provides the first empirical assessment of the impact of life expectancy assumptions on the liabilities of private U.S. defined benefit (DB) pension plans. Using detailed actuarial and financial informat...