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The Pension Puzzle
			: Prerequisites and Policy Choices in Pension Design

The Pension Puzzle : Prerequisites and Policy Choices in Pension Design »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): N. Barr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2002

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061118.051

ISBN: 9781589061118

Keywords: pension, pensions, pension systems, funded schemes, pensioners

Looks at the policy choices involved in creating pension schemes, particularly whether it is advisable to move away from government pay-as-you-go pensions toward private or publicly funded plans. Examines the reaso...

Mexico

Mexico »

Source: Mexico : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note: Industrial Organization and Competition: Pension System in Mexico

Volume/Issue: 2007/164

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 15 May 2007

ISBN: 9781451825725

Keywords: pension, pension system, retirement

The technical note on Mexico's Financial Sector Assessment Program update analyzes that the private pension system's regulator in Mexico has introduced innovate rules. Mexico, as with many other countries in Latin...

Le casse-tête des retraites
			: Impératifs et choix des régimes de retraite

Le casse-tête des retraites : Impératifs et choix des régimes de retraite »

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): N. Barr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 25 February 2003

Language: French

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589061460.051

ISBN: 9781589061460

Keywords: pension, pensions, pension systems, funded schemes, pensioners, retirement, private pensions, pension scheme, state pension, pension system

Looks at the policy choices involved in creating pension schemes, particularly whether it is advisable to move away from government pay-as-you-go pensions toward private or publicly funded plans. Examines the reaso...

Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old?

Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old? »

Source: Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old?

Volume/Issue: 2009/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hunter Monroe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871869

Keywords: Pension systems, pension, pension fund, pension scheme, pension schemes, pension funds,

The demographic transition in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) now underway is rapid compared with international experience, and emigration is playing a particularly large role. This paper describes and...

The Pension Puzzle

The Pension Puzzle »

Source: The Pension Puzzle : Prerequisites and Policy Choices in Pension Design

Series: Economic Issues

Author(s): N. Barr

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 30 April 2002

ISBN: 9781589061118

Keywords: pension, pensions, pension systems, funded schemes, pensioners

All societies, in one way or another, try to meet people’s needs as they age and can no longer provide for themselves. As developing countries grow, they face difficult issues about when and how to establish...

Pension Reform, Private Saving, and the Current Account in a Small Open Economy

Pension Reform, Private Saving, and the Current Account in a Small Open Economy »

Source: Pension Reform, Private Saving, and the Current Account in a Small Open Economy

Volume/Issue: 2000/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

ISBN: 9781451858495

Keywords: pension reform, saving, pension, private saving, pension system, payroll tax

The macroeconomic implications of a pension reform that substitutes a high-return fully-funded system for a low-return pay-as-you-go system are discussed in an overlapping generations, neoclassical growth model. Wi...

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: 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 Reform and the Fiscal Policy Stance

Pension Reform and the Fiscal Policy Stance »

Source: Pension Reform and the Fiscal Policy Stance

Volume/Issue: 2001/214

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Philip Gerson , George Mackenzie , Peter Heller , and Alfredo Cuevas

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2001

ISBN: 9781451874990

Keywords: old age pension, pension reform, pension, public pension, individual accounts, pension system,

The increased budget deficit caused by the privatization of a public pension plan does not imply a relaxation of the stance of fiscal policy. The reform's impact on the fiscal stance and national saving depends pri...

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...

Chile

Chile »

Source: Chile : Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on the following topics: Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, and Securities Regulation

Volume/Issue: 2004/269

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 August 2004

ISBN: 9781451807523

Keywords: pension, financial system, mutual funds, pension funds, insurance companies

This paper highlights key findings of the Financial System Stability Assessment, including Reports on the Observance of Standards and Codes on Monetary and Financial Policy Transparency, Banking Supervision, and Se...