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Social security programs and retirement around the world : fiscal implications of reform

Author: Jonathan Gruber; David A Wise; National Bureau of Economic Research.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
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(Publisher-supplied data) The future of Social Security is troubled, both in the United States and in most other developed countries with aging populations. As improvements in health care and changes in life styles enable retirees to live longer than ever before, the stress on national budgets will increase substantially. In Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World, Jonathan Gruber, David A. Wise,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Gruber; David A Wise; National Bureau of Economic Research.
ISBN: 9780226310176 0226310175
OCLC Number: 76263401
Notes: This volume presents the third phase of the project.
An analysis and country-by-country comparison of the effects of social security incentives on retirement behavior in Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, the UK, and the United States.
Description: ix, 541 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Microsimulation of social security reforms in Belgium / Raphael Desmet, Alain Jousten, Sergio Perelman, and Pierre Pestieau --
Simulating the response to reform of Canada's income security programs / Michael Baker, Jonathan Gruber, and Kevin Milligan --
Fiscal implications of reforms in retirement systems in Denmark / Paul Bingley, Nabanita Datta Gupta, and Peder J. Pedersen --
Simulating retirement behavior : the case of France / Emmanuelle Walraet and Ronan Mahieu --
The budget impact of reduced early retirement incentives on the German public pension system / Axel Börsch-Supan, Simone Kohnz, and Reinhold Schnabel --
Fiscal implications of pension reforms in Italy / Agar Brugiavini and Franco Peracchi --
Financial implications of social security reforms in Japan / Akiko S. Oishi and Takashi Oshio --
Simulation of pension reforms in the Netherlands / Arie Kapteyn and Klaas de Vos --
Evaluating Spanish pension expenditure under alternative reform scenarios / Michele Boldrin and Sergi Jimènez-Martin --
Financial implications of income security reforms in Sweden / Mårten Palme and Ingemar Svensson --
Fiscal effects of reforming the UK state pension system / Richard Blundell and Carl Emmerson --
Fiscal effects of social security reform in the United States / Courtney Coile and Jonathan Gruber.
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Gruber and David A. Wise.

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The future of retirement programs is troubled, both in United States and in most other developed countries with aging populations. This title examines the consequences of reforming retirement  Read more...
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"Like its predecessor NBERvolumes from this project, the new book is informative and useful as a reference for social security schemes and looming problems in the covered countries."--Monika Buetler Read more...

 
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