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Kosovo
			: Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing Social Protection Cash Benefits

Kosovo : Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing Social Protection Cash Benefits »

Volume/Issue: 2016/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484353608.002

ISBN: 9781484353608

Keywords: benefits, pension, family, benefit, disability

This paper assesses the sustainability of the public pension system, discusses recent and proposed changes to veterans' benefits, and reviews the effectiveness of social assistance in Kosovo. The social transfer pr...

Kosovo

Kosovo »

Source: Kosovo : Technical Assistance Report-Enhancing Social Protection Cash Benefits

Volume/Issue: 2016/123

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 17 May 2016

ISBN: 9781484353608

Keywords: benefits, pension, family, benefit, disability

This paper assesses the sustainability of the public pension system, discusses recent and proposed changes to veterans' benefits, and reviews the effectiveness of social assistance in Kosovo. The social transfer pr...

Sustainability and Equity Challenges
			: Some Arithmetic on Lebanon's Pension System

Sustainability and Equity Challenges : Some Arithmetic on Lebanon's Pension System »

Volume/Issue: 2016/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Najla Nakhle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513541488.001

ISBN: 9781513541488

Keywords: demographics, equity, pension reform, sustainability, pension, pension expenditure, pension system, retirement, employees, Social Security and Public Pensions

Reform of Lebanon's pension system is indispensable. The country already faces fiscal sustainability risks, which will be compounded in the future by significantly higher pensionrelated spending and liabilities, ma...

Sustainability and Equity Challenges

Sustainability and Equity Challenges »

Source: Sustainability and Equity Challenges : Some Arithmetic on Lebanon's Pension System

Volume/Issue: 2016/46

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mariusz Jarmuzek , and Najla Nakhle

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2016

ISBN: 9781513541488

Keywords: demographics, equity, pension reform, sustainability, pension, pension expenditure, pension system, retirement, employees, Social Security and Public Pensions

Reform of Lebanon's pension system is indispensable. The country already faces fiscal sustainability risks, which will be compounded in the future by significantly higher pensionrelated spending and liabilities, ma...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: China Financial Publishing House (CFPH)

Publication Date: 08 January 2016

Language: Chinese

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9787504979971.084

ISBN: 9787504979971

Keywords: Pension reforms, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Pensions, Government expenditures, Cross country analysis, emerging market economies, retirement, pensions, pension spending

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Pension Reforms in Mauritius
			: Fair and Fast-Balancing Social Protection and Fiscal Sustainability

Pension Reforms in Mauritius : Fair and Fast-Balancing Social Protection and Fiscal Sustainability »

Volume/Issue: 2015/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Soto , Vimal Thakoor , and Martin Petri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781513568331.001

ISBN: 9781513568331

Keywords: pension reform, pension, retirement, defined benefit, retirement age, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts,

Despite important past reforms, the ageing population of Mauritius threatens the sustainability of its pension system. This paper examines how pension spending might increase without reforms and discusses reforms o...

Pension Reforms in Mauritius

Pension Reforms in Mauritius »

Source: Pension Reforms in Mauritius : Fair and Fast-Balancing Social Protection and Fiscal Sustainability

Volume/Issue: 2015/126

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Mauricio Soto , Vimal Thakoor , and Martin Petri

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 June 2015

ISBN: 9781513568331

Keywords: pension reform, pension, retirement, defined benefit, retirement age, Studies of Particular Policy Episodes, Social Security and Public Pensions, Demographic Trends and Forecasts,

Despite important past reforms, the ageing population of Mauritius threatens the sustainability of its pension system. This paper examines how pension spending might increase without reforms and discusses reforms o...

Republic of Slovenia
			: Selected Issues Paper

Republic of Slovenia : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2015/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484310601.002

ISBN: 9781484310601

Keywords: health, pension, retirement, people, aging

This Selected Issues paper examines social spending reform and fiscal savings in Slovenia. Rising expenditure has been at the root of Slovenia's fiscal deterioration since the onset of the crisis. The paper explore...

Republic of Slovenia: Selected Issues Paper

Republic of Slovenia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484310601

Keywords: health, pension, retirement, people, aging

This Selected Issues paper examines social spending reform and fiscal savings in Slovenia. Rising expenditure has been at the root of Slovenia's fiscal deterioration since the onset of the crisis. The paper explore...

Republic of Slovenia: Selected Issues Paper

Republic of Slovenia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484310601

Keywords: health, pension, retirement, people, aging

This Selected Issues paper examines social spending reform and fiscal savings in Slovenia. Rising expenditure has been at the root of Slovenia's fiscal deterioration since the onset of the crisis. The paper explore...

Republic of Slovenia: Selected Issues Paper

Republic of Slovenia: Selected Issues Paper »

Source: Republic of Slovenia : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2015/42

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 2015

ISBN: 9781484310601

Keywords: health, pension, retirement, people, aging

This Selected Issues paper examines social spending reform and fiscal savings in Slovenia. Rising expenditure has been at the root of Slovenia's fiscal deterioration since the onset of the crisis. The paper explore...

Austria: Selected Issues

Austria: Selected Issues »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498351799

Keywords: expenditure, health expenditure, pension, expenditure growth, expenditure levels

...

Austria: Selected Issues

Austria: Selected Issues »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498351799

Keywords: expenditure, health expenditure, pension, expenditure growth, expenditure levels

...

Austria: Selected Issues

Austria: Selected Issues »

Source: Austria : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2014/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

ISBN: 9781498351799

Keywords: expenditure, health expenditure, pension, expenditure growth, expenditure levels

...

Austria
			: Selected Issues

Austria : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2014/279

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 September 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498351799.002

ISBN: 9781498351799

Keywords: expenditure, health expenditure, pension, expenditure growth, expenditure levels

...

The Republic of Kazakhstan
			: Financial System Stability Assessment

The Republic of Kazakhstan : Financial System Stability Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2014/258

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781498311007.002

ISBN: 9781498311007

Keywords: banking, banking system, capital adequacy, banking sector, financial safety net

...

The Republic of Kazakhstan

The Republic of Kazakhstan »

Source: The Republic of Kazakhstan : Financial System Stability Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2014/258

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 29 August 2014

ISBN: 9781498311007

Keywords: banking, banking system, capital adequacy, banking sector, financial safety net

...

Republic of Moldova
			: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Republic of Moldova : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375259.002

ISBN: 9781484375259

Keywords: pension, pension system, pensioners, pensions, retirement age

This paper discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and National Development Strategy (NDS) for the Republic of Moldova. The NDS 'Moldova 2020' presents a vision of cohesive long-term sustainable economic dev...

Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/296

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484375259

Keywords: pension, pension system, pensioners, pensions, retirement age

This paper discusses the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper and National Development Strategy (NDS) for the Republic of Moldova. The NDS 'Moldova 2020' presents a vision of cohesive long-term sustainable economic dev...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484329979

Keywords: capital outflows, pension, pension funds, capital account liberalization

This Selected Issues paper analyses the impact of a potential rebalancing of Icelandic residents' investment portfolios as capital controls are lifted. It applies optimal portfolio theory to calculate the potential...

Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484329979

Keywords: capital outflows, pension, pension funds, capital account liberalization

This Selected Issues paper analyses the impact of a potential rebalancing of Icelandic residents' investment portfolios as capital controls are lifted. It applies optimal portfolio theory to calculate the potential...

Iceland
			: Selected Issues

Iceland : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2013/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484329979.002

ISBN: 9781484329979

Keywords: capital outflows, pension, pension funds, capital account liberalization

This Selected Issues paper analyses the impact of a potential rebalancing of Icelandic residents' investment portfolios as capital controls are lifted. It applies optimal portfolio theory to calculate the potential...

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina »

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...

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...

Statement by Mr. Snel and Mr. Friedman on Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 6, 2013

Statement by Mr. Snel and Mr. Friedman on Bosnia and Herzegovina, May 6, 2013 »

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...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484327432

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, debt sustainability, current account deficit

The article reviews Mauritius' developments and its macroeconomic policies for the imminent years. Growth has been flexible in these years but the postglobal crisis period did not show any remarkable developments....

Mauritius
			: 2013 Article IV Consultation

Mauritius : 2013 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484327432.002

ISBN: 9781484327432

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, debt sustainability, current account deficit

The article reviews Mauritius' developments and its macroeconomic policies for the imminent years. Growth has been flexible in these years but the postglobal crisis period did not show any remarkable developments....

Mauritius

Mauritius »

Source: Mauritius : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484327432

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, debt sustainability, current account deficit

The article reviews Mauritius' developments and its macroeconomic policies for the imminent years. Growth has been flexible in these years but the postglobal crisis period did not show any remarkable developments....

Mauritius: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Mauritius: Staff Report for the 2013 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Mauritius : 2013 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2013/97

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 April 2013

ISBN: 9781484327432

Keywords: current account, external debt, public debt, debt sustainability, current account deficit

The article reviews Mauritius' developments and its macroeconomic policies for the imminent years. Growth has been flexible in these years but the postglobal crisis period did not show any remarkable developments....

China’s Demography and its Implications

China’s Demography and its Implications »

Source: China's Demography and its Implications

Volume/Issue: 2013/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Il Lee , Xu Qingjun , and Murtaza Syed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

ISBN: 9781484363362

Keywords: China, Current account, Aging, Savings, Public finance, Pensions, Global imbalances, Labor markets, Demographics, demography

In coming decades, China will undergo a notable demographic transformation, with its old-age dependency ratio doubling to 24 percent by 2030 and rising even more precipitously thereafter. This paper uses the perman...

China's Demography and its Implications

China's Demography and its Implications »

Volume/Issue: 2013/82

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Il Lee , Xu Qingjun , and Murtaza Syed

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484363362.001

ISBN: 9781484363362

Keywords: China, Current account, Aging, Savings, Public finance, Pensions, Global imbalances, Labor markets, Demographics, demography

In coming decades, China will undergo a notable demographic transformation, with its old-age dependency ratio doubling to 24 percent by 2030 and rising even more precipitously thereafter. This paper uses the perman...

European Union

European Union »

Source: European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation --Technical Note on European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority Assessment

Volume/Issue: 2013/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

ISBN: 9781475574852

Keywords: supervisory authorities, pension, pension funds, pensions, occupational pension

Slow economic growth and continuing low interest rate environment is putting pressure on the insurance sector. Delays in the implementation of Solvency II could create vulnerabilities in the insurance sector. The a...

European Union
			: Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation --Technical Note on European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority Assessment

European Union : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation --Technical Note on European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority Assessment »

Volume/Issue: 2013/73

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 March 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475574852.002

ISBN: 9781475574852

Keywords: supervisory authorities, pension, pension funds, pensions, occupational pension

Slow economic growth and continuing low interest rate environment is putting pressure on the insurance sector. Delays in the implementation of Solvency II could create vulnerabilities in the insurance sector. The a...

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781616354138.084

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Considerations for Pension Reform

Considerations for Pension Reform »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Pension reforms should (1) contribute to fiscal consolidation efforts, (2) address equity issues, and (3) support economic growth. The objective of public pensions is to provide retirement income security wi...

Historical Trends in Public Pension Expenditures

Historical Trends in Public Pension Expenditures »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

This chapter analyzes historical trends in public pension spending in advanced and emerging market economies. These trends must be observed against the backdrop of gradual population aging. During 1970–2010...

The Outlook for Public Pension Spending

The Outlook for Public Pension Spending »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Population aging will accelerate markedly in advanced and emerging market economies over the coming decades and will put additional pressure on age-related spending for years to come. This chapter presents p...

Overview

Overview »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

This volume examines the outlook for pension spending over the coming decades, and options for reform. In advanced economies major rationalization of public spending, including on pensions, will in many case...

Overview of the Current Pension Landscape

Overview of the Current Pension Landscape »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Pension systems vary widely across advanced and emerging market economies. Differences include (but are not limited to) the respective roles of the public and private sectors in ensuring retirement income; w...

Pension Reform Options

Pension Reform Options »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

The risks associated with enacted reforms and the need for fiscal consolidation reinforce the importance of identifying additional measures to contain pension spending. The magnitude of the projected baselin...

Recent Pension Reform Initiatives

Recent Pension Reform Initiatives »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Many countries have initiated significant pension reform over the past decade. In advanced economies these reforms have been mainly of a parametric nature, involving future increases in the legal retirement...

Summary and Concluding Comments

Summary and Concluding Comments »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Summary of Issues and Policy Recommendations The need for pension reform varies across countries. Table 8.1 provides guidance on the need for reform and the main risks to the project...

Back Matter

Back Matter »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Front Matter

Front Matter »

Source: The Challenge of Public Pension Reform in Advanced and Emerging Economies

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): Benedict Clements , David Coady , Frank Eich , Sanjeev Gupta , Alvar Kangur , Baoping Shang , and Mauricio Soto

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 January 2013

ISBN: 9781616354138

Keywords: Cross country analysis, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Government expenditures, Pension reforms, Pensions, pension, retirement, pension spending, public pension

Pension reform is high on the policy agenda of many advanced and emerging market economies. In advanced economies the challenge is generally to contain future increases in public pension spending as the population...

Denmark

Denmark »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Denmark: Selected Issues

Denmark: Selected Issues »

Source: Denmark : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Denmark
			: Selected Issues Paper

Denmark : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2013/23

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475527322.002

ISBN: 9781475527322

Keywords: expenditure, public expenditure, public spending, health expenditure, retirement

Denmark's public expenditure as a share of GDP is the highest in the OECD. The main difference between Denmark and the median OECD country is the larger amount of social protection expenditure. The public health ex...

Portugal
			: Technical Assistance Report:  Rethinking the State-Selected Expenditure Reform Options

Portugal : Technical Assistance Report: Rethinking the State-Selected Expenditure Reform Options »

Volume/Issue: 2013/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2013

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475557305.002

ISBN: 9781475557305

Keywords: pension, pension spending, pension system, retirement

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Portugal

Portugal »

Source: Portugal : Technical Assistance Report: Rethinking the State-Selected Expenditure Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2013/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475557305

Keywords: pension, pension spending, pension system, retirement

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina »

Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2012/344

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475583717

Keywords: budgetary funds, fiscal sustainability, debt service, fiscal balance, tax administration

Bosnia and Herzegovina's (Bah) economy started to lose steam in early 2012 as growth slowed in Europe. Intensification of the euro area crisis further affected Bin's growth outlook. However, measures such as limiti...

IMF Completes First Review under Stand-By Arrangement with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Approves €58.9 Million Disbursement

IMF Completes First Review under Stand-By Arrangement with Bosnia and Herzegovina and Approves €58.9 Million Disbursement »

Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2012/344

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475583717

Keywords: budgetary funds, fiscal sustainability, debt service, fiscal balance, tax administration

Bosnia and Herzegovina's (Bah) economy started to lose steam in early 2012 as growth slowed in Europe. Intensification of the euro area crisis further affected Bin's growth outlook. However, measures such as limiti...

Bosnia and Herzegovina
			: First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director

Bosnia and Herzegovina : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director »

Volume/Issue: 2012/344

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475583717.002

ISBN: 9781475583717

Keywords: budgetary funds, fiscal sustainability, debt service, fiscal balance, tax administration

Bosnia and Herzegovina's (Bah) economy started to lose steam in early 2012 as growth slowed in Europe. Intensification of the euro area crisis further affected Bin's growth outlook. However, measures such as limiti...

Statement by Mr. Snel and Mr. Friedman on Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 19, 2012

Statement by Mr. Snel and Mr. Friedman on Bosnia and Herzegovina, December 19, 2012 »

Source: Bosnia and Herzegovina : First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement and Request for Waiver of Nonobservance of a Performance Criterion -Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director

Volume/Issue: 2012/344

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475583717

Keywords: budgetary funds, fiscal sustainability, debt service, fiscal balance, tax administration

Bosnia and Herzegovina's (Bah) economy started to lose steam in early 2012 as growth slowed in Europe. Intensification of the euro area crisis further affected Bin's growth outlook. However, measures such as limiti...

Kyrgyz Republic
			: Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Kyrgyz Republic : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475553987.002

ISBN: 9781475553987

Keywords: pension, poverty reduction strategy, pension system, poverty reduction strategy paper

The paper focuses on the workings of the Medium-Term Development Program (MTDP) of the Kyrgyz Republic. Raising living standards as well as taking measures for reducing poverty have been cited as the main priority...

Kyrgyz Republic

Kyrgyz Republic »

Source: Kyrgyz Republic : Joint Staff Advisory Note on the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/330

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Middle East and Central Asia Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 December 2012

ISBN: 9781475553987

Keywords: pension, poverty reduction strategy, pension system, poverty reduction strategy paper

The paper focuses on the workings of the Medium-Term Development Program (MTDP) of the Kyrgyz Republic. Raising living standards as well as taking measures for reducing poverty have been cited as the main priority...

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...

Pension Reforms in Japan

Pension Reforms in Japan »

Source: 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

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...

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...

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

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

Source: 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

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...

Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax

Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax »

Source: Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax : The Case of Iceland

Volume/Issue: 2012/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thornton Matheson , and Pall Kollbeins

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2012

ISBN: 9781475515411

Keywords: Dual income tax, small business taxation, wage, wages, labor income, minimum wage, tax rate, Dual income txa, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

In contrast to most Scandinavian countries, Iceland allocates the income of closely held businesses (CHBs) between capital and labor based on administratively set minimum wages rather than an imputed return to book...

Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax
			: The Case of Iceland

Allocating Business Income between Capital and Labor under a Dual Income Tax : The Case of Iceland »

Volume/Issue: 2012/263

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Thornton Matheson , and Pall Kollbeins

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475515411.001

ISBN: 9781475515411

Keywords: Dual income tax, small business taxation, wage, wages, labor income, minimum wage, tax rate, Dual income txa, Business Taxes and Subsidies,

In contrast to most Scandinavian countries, Iceland allocates the income of closely held businesses (CHBs) between capital and labor based on administratively set minimum wages rather than an imputed return to book...

Republic of Moldova
			: Selected Issues

Republic of Moldova : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2012/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475527292.002

ISBN: 9781475527292

Keywords: pension, retirement, replacement rate, labor force, pension reform

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Moldova was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country. It is based o...

Republic of Moldova

Republic of Moldova »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475527292

Keywords: pension, retirement, replacement rate, labor force, pension reform

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Moldova was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country. It is based o...

Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues

Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475527292

Keywords: pension, retirement, replacement rate, labor force, pension reform

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Moldova was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country. It is based o...

Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues

Republic of Moldova: Selected Issues »

Source: Republic of Moldova : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/289

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

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

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 October 2012

ISBN: 9781475527292

Keywords: pension, retirement, replacement rate, labor force, pension reform

This Selected Issues paper on the Republic of Moldova was prepared by a staff team of the International Monetary Fund as background documentation for the periodic consultation with the member country. It is based o...

Argentina

Argentina »

Source: Argentina : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Principles for Insurance Supervision

Volume/Issue: 2012/270

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2012

ISBN: 9781475510584

Keywords: insurance companies, risk management, reinsurance, internal controls

Argentina's insurance market is fragmented, and competition has increased in recent years. Currently, excessive premium discounting by insurance companies is creating risks that insurance companies may be under-res...

Argentina
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance of Principles for Insurance Supervision

Argentina : Detailed Assessment of Observance of Principles for Insurance Supervision »

Volume/Issue: 2012/270

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 September 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475510584.002

ISBN: 9781475510584

Keywords: insurance companies, risk management, reinsurance, internal controls

Argentina's insurance market is fragmented, and competition has increased in recent years. Currently, excessive premium discounting by insurance companies is creating risks that insurance companies may be under-res...

Austria: 2012 Article IV Consultation

Austria: 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Source: Austria : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2012/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506778

Keywords: retirement, pension, early retirement, health care, retirement age

Austria has relatively strong macroeconomic fundamentals, but also deep ties with the rest of the euro area. The legacy of an overly ambitious eastward financial sector expansion has created substantial challenges...

Austria: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Austria: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Austria : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2012/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506778

Keywords: retirement, pension, early retirement, health care, retirement age

Austria has relatively strong macroeconomic fundamentals, but also deep ties with the rest of the euro area. The legacy of an overly ambitious eastward financial sector expansion has created substantial challenges...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Austria

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Austria »

Source: Austria : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2012/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506778

Keywords: retirement, pension, early retirement, health care, retirement age

Austria has relatively strong macroeconomic fundamentals, but also deep ties with the rest of the euro area. The legacy of an overly ambitious eastward financial sector expansion has created substantial challenges...

Austria
			: 2012 Article IV Consultation:  Staff Report; Informational Annex; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Austria : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria »

Volume/Issue: 2012/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506778.002

ISBN: 9781475506778

Keywords: retirement, pension, early retirement, health care, retirement age

Austria has relatively strong macroeconomic fundamentals, but also deep ties with the rest of the euro area. The legacy of an overly ambitious eastward financial sector expansion has created substantial challenges...

Statement by Mr. Johann Prader, Alternate Executive Director for Austria, August 27, 2012

Statement by Mr. Johann Prader, Alternate Executive Director for Austria, August 27, 2012 »

Source: Austria : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2012/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506778

Keywords: retirement, pension, early retirement, health care, retirement age

Austria has relatively strong macroeconomic fundamentals, but also deep ties with the rest of the euro area. The legacy of an overly ambitious eastward financial sector expansion has created substantial challenges...

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Austria, August 27, 2012

Statement by the IMF Staff Representative on Austria, August 27, 2012 »

Source: Austria : 2012 Article IV Consultation: Staff Report; Informational Annex; Statement by the Staff Representative; Public Information Notice on the Executive Board Discussion; and Statement by the Executive Director for Austria

Volume/Issue: 2012/251

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506778

Keywords: retirement, pension, early retirement, health care, retirement age

Austria has relatively strong macroeconomic fundamentals, but also deep ties with the rest of the euro area. The legacy of an overly ambitious eastward financial sector expansion has created substantial challenges...

Japan
			: Selected Issues

Japan : Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 2012/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506341.002

ISBN: 9781475506341

Keywords: pension, basic pension, pension benefit, life expectancy, pension system

Japan has a universal public pension system. Social security spending is a key fiscal policy challenge in Japan. The 2004 pension reforms have increased the ratio of the government subsidy to the basic pension bene...

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...

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frank Eich , Mauricio Soto , and Charleen Gust

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505511.001

ISBN: 9781475505511

Keywords: Russia, pension reform, pension, pension system, pension spending, retirement, Social Security and Public Pensions,

Pension reform is a key policy challenge in Russia. This paper examines how pension spending could increase in Russia in the absence of reforms, quantifies the impact of some recent proposals, and suggests some alt...

Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan

Intergenerational Implications of Fiscal Consolidation in Japan »

Source: 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

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

Japan »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506341

Keywords: pension, basic pension, pension benefit, life expectancy, pension system

Japan has a universal public pension system. Social security spending is a key fiscal policy challenge in Japan. The 2004 pension reforms have increased the ratio of the government subsidy to the basic pension bene...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506341

Keywords: pension, basic pension, pension benefit, life expectancy, pension system

Japan has a universal public pension system. Social security spending is a key fiscal policy challenge in Japan. The 2004 pension reforms have increased the ratio of the government subsidy to the basic pension bene...

Japan: Selected Issues

Japan: Selected Issues »

Source: Japan : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2012/209

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475506341

Keywords: pension, basic pension, pension benefit, life expectancy, pension system

Japan has a universal public pension system. Social security spending is a key fiscal policy challenge in Japan. The 2004 pension reforms have increased the ratio of the government subsidy to the basic pension bene...

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation »

Source: Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Volume/Issue: 2012/201

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Frank Eich , Mauricio Soto , and Charleen Gust

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2012

ISBN: 9781475505511

Keywords: Russia, pension reform, pension, pension system, pension spending, retirement, Social Security and Public Pensions,

Pension reform is a key policy challenge in Russia. This paper examines how pension spending could increase in Russia in the absence of reforms, quantifies the impact of some recent proposals, and suggests some alt...

Brazil

Brazil »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506716

Keywords: pension, retirement, private savings, pension benefits, pension reform

This Selected Issues Paper discusses the macroeconomic implications of pension reforms in Brazil. It assesses empirically the relationship between fiscal policy and the real effective exchange rate in emerging mark...

Brazil: Selected Issues

Brazil: Selected Issues »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506716

Keywords: pension, retirement, private savings, pension benefits, pension reform

This Selected Issues Paper discusses the macroeconomic implications of pension reforms in Brazil. It assesses empirically the relationship between fiscal policy and the real effective exchange rate in emerging mark...

Brazil: Selected Issues

Brazil: Selected Issues »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506716

Keywords: pension, retirement, private savings, pension benefits, pension reform

This Selected Issues Paper discusses the macroeconomic implications of pension reforms in Brazil. It assesses empirically the relationship between fiscal policy and the real effective exchange rate in emerging mark...

Brazil: Selected Issues

Brazil: Selected Issues »

Source: Brazil : Selected Issues Paper

Volume/Issue: 2012/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475506716

Keywords: pension, retirement, private savings, pension benefits, pension reform

This Selected Issues Paper discusses the macroeconomic implications of pension reforms in Brazil. It assesses empirically the relationship between fiscal policy and the real effective exchange rate in emerging mark...

Brazil
			: Selected Issues Paper

Brazil : Selected Issues Paper »

Volume/Issue: 2012/192

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 20 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475506716.002

ISBN: 9781475506716

Keywords: pension, retirement, private savings, pension benefits, pension reform

This Selected Issues Paper discusses the macroeconomic implications of pension reforms in Brazil. It assesses empirically the relationship between fiscal policy and the real effective exchange rate in emerging mark...

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Luxembourg

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Luxembourg »

Source: Luxembourg : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475504835

Keywords: pension, retirement, retirement age, pension system, old-age pension

This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic growth in Luxembourg slowed in 2011 amid the euro area sovereign debt crisis. Reflecting sluggish external demand, economic activity is expected to further...

Luxembourg
			: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Luxembourg : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation »

Volume/Issue: 2012/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475504835.002

ISBN: 9781475504835

Keywords: pension, retirement, retirement age, pension system, old-age pension

This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic growth in Luxembourg slowed in 2011 amid the euro area sovereign debt crisis. Reflecting sluggish external demand, economic activity is expected to further...

Luxembourg

Luxembourg »

Source: Luxembourg : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475504835

Keywords: pension, retirement, retirement age, pension system, old-age pension

This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic growth in Luxembourg slowed in 2011 amid the euro area sovereign debt crisis. Reflecting sluggish external demand, economic activity is expected to further...

Luxembourg: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex

Luxembourg: Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation—Informational Annex »

Source: Luxembourg : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475504835

Keywords: pension, retirement, retirement age, pension system, old-age pension

This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic growth in Luxembourg slowed in 2011 amid the euro area sovereign debt crisis. Reflecting sluggish external demand, economic activity is expected to further...

Statement by Willy Kiekens, Executive Director for Luxembourg and Amela Hubic, Advisor to the Executive Director, June 27, 2012

Statement by Willy Kiekens, Executive Director for Luxembourg and Amela Hubic, Advisor to the Executive Director, June 27, 2012 »

Source: Luxembourg : Staff Report for the 2012 Article IV Consultation

Volume/Issue: 2012/160

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 July 2012

ISBN: 9781475504835

Keywords: pension, retirement, retirement age, pension system, old-age pension

This 2012 Article IV Consultation highlights that economic growth in Luxembourg slowed in 2011 amid the euro area sovereign debt crisis. Reflecting sluggish external demand, economic activity is expected to further...

Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space

Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space »

Volume/Issue: 2012/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Seok Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475505122.001

ISBN: 9781475505122

Keywords: tax rates, tax rate, tax revenue, government expenditure, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Laffer Curve, Public Economics,

This paper quantitatively investigates how population aging trend affects fiscal space measured as unused revenue generating capacity by utilizing a standard neoclassical growth model. A calibration exercise for G-...

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...

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 »

Source: 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

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...

Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space1

Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space1 »

Source: Quantifying Impact of Aging Population on Fiscal Space

Volume/Issue: 2012/164

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Seok Park

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9781475505122

Keywords: tax rates, tax rate, tax revenue, government expenditure, Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook: General, Laffer Curve, Public Economics,

This paper quantitatively investigates how population aging trend affects fiscal space measured as unused revenue generating capacity by utilizing a standard neoclassical growth model. A calibration exercise for G-...

Israel
			: Detailed Assessment of Observance of International Association of Insurance Supervisors Insurance Core Principles

Israel : Detailed Assessment of Observance of International Association of Insurance Supervisors Insurance Core Principles »

Volume/Issue: 2012/84

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 12 April 2012

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475503159.002

ISBN: 9781475503159

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, risk management, pension, pension funds

A full assessment of Israel's compliance with the Insurance Core Principles (ICPs) of the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) is presented. The Minister of Finance bears the political responsi...