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Pensions and pension funding : critical perspectives on the world economy

Author: M Sullivan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Critical perspectives on the world economy.
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Around the world, falling birth rates and rising life expectancy are raising the ratio of elderly to working-age people. For several decades, the literature on pensions and population ageing has been  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Sullivan
ISBN: 9780415384322 041538432X 9780415384339 0415384338 9780415384346 0415384346 9780415384353 0415384354 9780415384360 0415384362
OCLC Number: 80461467
Description: 4 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: VOLUME I: THE PROMISE OF PENSIONSAcknowledgementsGeneral Introduction: `Pensions and Pension Funding'Introduction to Volume I: `The Promise of Pensions'1. Paul A. Samuelson, `An Exact Consumption Loan Model of Interest With or Without the Social Contrivance of Money', Journal of Political Economy, 66, 1958, December, pp. 467-82.2. Henry J. Aaron, `The Social Insurance Paradox', Canadian Journal of Economic and Political Science, 32, 1966, pp. 371-4.3. Philip A. Neher, `Peasants, Procreation, and Pensions', American Economic Review, 61, 1971, pp. 380-9.4 Peter A. Diamond, `A Framework for Social Security Analysis', Journal of Public Economics, 8, 1977, December, pp. 275-98.5. Thomas L. Pogue and L. G. Sgontz, `Social Security and Investment in Human Capital', National Tax Journal, 30, 2, 1977, pp. 157-69.6. Helmut Cremer, Denis Kessler, and Pierre Pestieau, `Intergenerational Transfers within the Family', European Economic Review, 36, 1992, pp. 1-16.7. Daniel S. Hamermesh, `Consumption During Retirement: The Missing Link in the Lifecycle', Review of Economics and Statistics, 66A, 1984, pp. 1-7.8. Vincent Crawford and David Lilien, `Social Security and the Retirement Decision', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1981, August, pp. 505-29.9. Peter G. Peterson, `Gray Dawn: The Global Aging Crisis', Foreign Affairs, 1999, January/February, pp. 42-55.10. Susan St John, `Pension Provision in New Zealand', in R. Disney, and P. Johnson (eds.), Pension Systems and Retirement Incomes Across OECD Countries, (Edward Elgar, 2001), pp. 260-95.11. A. P. Huijser, `Capital Market Effects of the Ageing Population: The Dutch Pension System in the Long Run', European Economic Review, 34, 1990, pp. 987-1009.12. Kazutoshi Miyazawa, `Public Pensions and Take-off', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2, 1, 2003, pp. 25-39.13. Alan Auerbach, Jagadeesh Gokhale, and Laurence J. Kotlikoff, `Generational Accounting: A Meaningful Way to Evaluate Fiscal Policy', Journal of Economic Perspectives, 8, 1, 1994, pp. 73-94.14. James P. Smith, `Trends and Projections in Income Replacement during Retirement', Journal of Labour Economics, 21, 4, 2003, pp. 755-81.15. William G. Gale, `The Effects of Pensions on Household Wealth: A Re-evaluation of Theory and Evidence', Journal of Political Economy, 106, 1998, pp. 706-23.16. Laurence Kotlikoff and A. Spivak, `The Family as an Incomplete Annuities Market', Journal of Political Economy, 89, 2, 1981, pp. 372-91.17. Martin Feldstein, `Social Security, Induced Retirement, and Aggregate Capital Accumulation', Journal of Political Economy, 82, 5, 1974, pp. 905-26.18. B. Douglas Bernheim, Jonathan Skinner, and Steven Weinberg, `What Accounts for the Variation in Retirement Wealth Among U.S. Households?', American Economic Review, 91, 4, 2001, pp. 832-57.19. E. Davis, `The Development of Pension Funds: An International Comparison', Bank of England Quarterly Review, 31, 1992, pp. 380-90.20. Jayasri Dutta, Sandeep Kapur, and J. Michael Orszag, `A Portfolio Approach to the Optimal Funding of Pensions', Economics Letters, 69, 2000, pp. 201-6.VOLUME II: WORKING FOR PENSIONSContentsAcknowledgementsIntroduction: `Working For Pensions'21. Zvi Bodie, Alan J. Marcus, and Robert C. Merton, `Defined Benefit Versus Defined Contribution Plans: What are the Real Trade-offs?', in Z. Bodie, J. Shoven and D. Wise (eds.), Pensions in the U.S. Economy (University of Chicago Press, 1988), pp. 139-60.22. Zvi Bodie, `Pensions as Retirement Income Insurance', Journal of Economic Literature, 28, 1, 1990, pp. 28-49.23. Jeremy I. Bulow, `What are Corporate Pension Liabilities?', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 97, 1982, pp. 435-52.24. Richard Ippolito, `The Labor Contract and True Economic Pension Liabilities', American Economic Review, 75, 5, 1985, pp. 1031-43.25. Edward Lazear, `Why is there Mandatory Retirement?', Journal of Political Economy, 87, 6, 1979, pp. 1261-84.26. George G. Pennacchi and Christopher M. Lewis, `The Value of Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Insurance', Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, 26, 1994, pp. 735-53.27. Zvi Bodie, `What the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation can Learn from the Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation', Journal of Financial Services Research, 10, 1996, pp. 83-100.28. David McCarthy and Anthony Neuberger, `Pricing Pension Insurance: The Proposed Levy Structure for the Pension Protection Fund', Fiscal Studies, 26, 4, 2005, pp. 471-89.29. Alicia H. Munnell and Mauricio Soto, `The Outlook for Pension Contributions and Profits in the U.S.', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 3, 1, 2002, pp. 77-97.30. Barry McCormick and Gordon Hughes, `The Influence of Pensions on Job Mobility', Journal of Public Economics, 23, 1984, pp. 183-206.31. Vincenzo Andrietti, `Occupational Pensions and Job Mobility in the European Union', in O. Castellino and E. Fornero (eds.), Pension Policy in an Integrating Europe (Edward Elgar, 2003), pp. 198-223.32. David A. Wise, `Firm Pension Policy and Early Retirement', in A Atkinson and M Rein (eds.), Age, Work and Social Security (Macmillan, 1993), pp. 51-88.33. Alan L. Gustman and Thomas L. Steinmeier, `Pension Portability and Labor Mobility', Journal of Public Economics, 50, 1993, pp. 299-323.34. Edwin Hustead, `Trends in Retirement Income Plan Administrative Expenses', in O. Mitchell and S. Schieber (eds.), Living with Defined Contribution Pensions (University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998), pp. 166-77.35. Olivia Mitchell, `Worker Knowledge of Pension Provisions', Journal of Labor Economics, 6, 1, 1988, pp. 21-39.36. E. Philip Davis, `Pension Fund Investments', in Ben Steil (ed.), The European Equity Markets: The State of the Union and an Agenda for the Millennium (London: The Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1996), pp. 185-223.37. Noora Alestalo and Vesa Puttonen, `Asset Allocation in Finnish Pension Funds', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 5, 1, 2006, pp. 27-44.VOLUME III: DO-IT-YOURSELF PENSIONSContentsAcknowledgementsIntroduction: `Do-It-Yourself Pensions'38. Richard Kaplan, `Retirement Funding and the Curious Evolution of Individual Retirement Accounts', Elder Law Journal, 7, 1999, pp. 283-311.39. Richard Disney and Edward Whitehouse, `Personal Pensions and the Review of the Contracting-Out Terms', Fiscal Studies, 13, 1, 1992, pp. 38-53.40. Alicia Munnell, `Private Pensions and Saving: New Evidence', Journal of Political Economy, 84, 5, 1976 pp. 1013-32.41. Martin Feldstein, `The Case for Privatization', Foreign Affairs, 1997, July/August, pp. 24-38.42. Jane G. Gravelle, `Do Individual Retirement Accounts Increase Savings?', Journal of Economic Perspectives, 5, 2, 1991, pp. 133-48.43. William G. Gale and John K. Scholz, `IRAs and Household Savings', American Economic Review, 84, 5, 1994, pp. 1233-60.44. Andrew Samwick and Jonathan Skinner, `Abandoning the Nest Egg? 401(k) Plans and Inadequate Pension Saving', in Sylvester Schieber and John Shoven (eds.), Public Policy Toward Pensions (Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997), pp. 197-217.45. James M. Poterba, `Portfolio Risk and Self-Directed Retirement Saving Programmes', The Economic Journal, 114, 2004, pp. 26-51.46. Emma Grainge, Joanne Segars and Chris Curry, `One Year On: Stakeholders Revealed', Insurance Trends, 33, 2002, pp. 1-12.47. Surachai Khitatrakun and John K. Scholz, `Saving Incentives in the U.S.', in O. Castellino, and E. Fornero (eds.), Pension Policy in an Integrating Europe (Edward Elgar, 2003), pp. 127-51.48. Eric M. Engen, William G. Gale, and John Karl Scholz, `The Illusory Effects of Saving Incentives on Saving', Journal of Economic Perspectives, 10, 4, 1996, pp. 113-38.49. H. Fred Mittelstaedt, `An Empirical Analysis of the Investment Performance of the Chilean Pension System', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2, 1, 2003, pp. 7-24.50. Hazel Bateman, and Olivia S. Mitchell, `New Evidence on Pension Plan Design and Administrative Expenses: The Australian Experience', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 3, 1, 2004, pp. 63-76.51. Olivia Mitchell, James M. Poterba, M. Warshawsky, and J. Brown, `New Evidence on the Money's Worth of Individual Annuities', American Economic Review, 89, 5, 1999, pp. 1299-318.52. James M. Poterba, `Annuity Markets and Retirement Security', Fiscal Studies, 22, 3, 2001, pp. 249-70.53. Wai Mun Fong, `On the Cost of Adverse Selection in Individual Annuity Markets: Evidence from Singapore', The Journal of Risk and Insurance, 69, 2, 2002, pp. 193-207.54. Ngee C. Chia and Albert K. C. Tsui, `Life Annuities of Compulsory Savings and Income Adequacy of the Elderly in Singapore', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 2, 1, 2003, March, pp. 41-65.55. Robert Pozen and John Kimpel, `Investment and Administrative Constraints on Individual Social Security Accounts', in Olivia S. Mitchell, Robert J. Myers, and Howard Young (eds.), Prospects for Social Security Reform (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999), pp. 372-9.56. Georges De Menil, `Why Should the Portfolios of Mandatory Private Pension Funds be Captive? (The Foreign Investment Question)', Journal of Banking and Finance, 29, 1, 2005, pp. 123-41.VOLUME IV: THE CHALLENGE OF PENSION REFORMContentsAcknowledgementsIntroduction: `The Challenge of Pension Reform'57. Michael J. Boskin, `A Framework for Considering Social Security Reform', in R. Douglas Arnold, Michael Graetz, and Alicia Munnell (eds.), Framing the Social Security Debate (Brookings Institution Press, 1998), pp. 29-38.58. Richard Disney, Carl Emmerson, and M. Wakefield, `Pension Reform and Saving in Britain', Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 17, 1, 2001, pp. 70-94.59. Edward M. Gramlich, `Different Approaches for Dealing with Social Security', Journal of Economic Perspectives, 10, 3, 1996, pp. 55-66.60. Phil Agulnik and Nicholas Barr, `The Public-Private Mix in UK Pension Policy', World Economics, 1, 1, 2000, pp. 69-80.61. Martin Feldstein, `The Missing Piece in Policy Analysis: Social Security Reform', American Economic Review, Papers and Proceedings, 86, 2, 1996, pp. 1-14.62. David Miles, `The Implications of Switching from Unfunded to Funded Pension Systems', National Institute Economic Review, 163, 1998, pp. 71-86.63. Michael Boldrin, Juan Dolado, Juan Jimeno, and Franco Peracchi, `The Future of Pensions in Europe', Economic Policy, 29, 1999, pp. 289 320.64. Axel Borsch-Supan, `Pension Reform in Germany: To Fund or Not to Fund?', World Economics, 1, 1, 2000, pp. 81-101.65. Tatsuo Hatta and Noriyoshi Oguchi, `Switching the Japanese Social System from Pay-As-You-Go to Actuarially Fair: A Simulation Analysis', in T. Ihori and T. Tachibanaki (eds.), Social Security Reform in Advanced Countries (Routledge, 2002), pp. 113-31.66. Christian E. Weller, `Raising the Retirement Age: The Wrong Direction for Social Security', Economic Policy Institute, Briefing Paper (Washington DC, September 2000).67. Estelle James, `How Can China Solve its Old-Age Security Problem? The Interaction Between Pension, State Enterprise and Financial Market Reform', Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, 1, 1, 2002, pp. 53-75.68. Armando Barrientos, `Pension Reform, Personal Pensions and Gender Differences in Pension Coverage', World Development, 26, 1, 1998, pp. 125-37.69. Amy Finkelstein and James M. Poterba, `Selection Effects in the United Kingdom Individual Annuities Market', Economic Journal, 112, 2002, pp. 28-50.70. Charles Yuji Horioka, `Japan's Public Pension System: What's Wrong With It and How to Fix It', Japan and the World Economy, 11, 1999, pp. 293-303.71. Sergio Cesaratto, `Transition to Fully Funded Pension Schemes: A Non-Orthodox Criticism', Cambridge Journal of Economics, 30, 2006, pp. 33-48.72. Toshihiro Ihori, `Pensions Contributions and Capital Accumulation Under Modified Funded Systems', in T. Ihori and T. Tachibanaki (eds.), Social Security Reform in Advanced Countries (Routledge, 2002), pp. 261-80.73. David Miles and Allan Timmermann, `Risk Sharing and Transition Costs in the Reform of Pension Systems in Europe', Economic Policy, 29, 1999, pp. 253-86.74. Peter Diamond, `Reforming Public Pensions in the US and the UK', The Economic Journal, 116, 2006, pp. 94-118.75. Friedrich Breyer and Martin Straub, `Welfare Effects of Unfunded Pension Systems When Labor Supply is Endogenous', Journal of Public Economics, 50, 1993, pp. 77-93.
Series Title: Critical perspectives on the world economy.
Responsibility: edited by Martin Sullivan.


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