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Reforming Public Pensions
Sharing the Experiences of Transition and OECD Countries
OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  23 Jan 2004
Pages: 344 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264105805 , OECD Code: 142004011P1
Price:   €84 | $117 | £75 | ¥10900 | MXN1510
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This conference proceedings provided an opportunity for experts to compare public pension reform efforts in Central and Eastern Europe with those in other OECD countries.  It looks at the reasons for pension reform, policy choices and constraints, the well-being of older people and distributional consequences of pension reform, and implementation of pension reform proposals.

Table of contents:

Introduction: Learning from Pension Reform Experiences by Peter Whiteford
PART I. MOTIVATIONS, PURPOSES AND PROCESSES OF PENSION REFORMS
Chapter 1. The Political Economy of Pension Reform in Central and Eastern Europe by Katharina Muller
Chapter 2. The Political Economy of of Pension Reform in Lithuania or Why Pension Reform in Lithuania Has Been Debated for So Long? by Audone Morkuniene
Chapter 3. The Pension System in the Slovak Republic at the Threshold of Reform by Marek Jakoby
Chapter 4. Pension Reform in Germany: An Assessment by Markus Sailer
Chapter 5. The Role of the European Union in Pensions by Heikki Oksanen
PART II. POLICY CHOICES AND CONSTRAINTS: RECONCILING SHORT-TERM AND LONG-TERM OBJECTIVES
Chapter 6. Reforming Pensions: Myths, Truths, and Policy Choices by Nicholas Barr
Chapter 7. Fairness Across Generations Requires Partial Funding by Heikki Oksanen
Chapter 8. Pension Reform in Latvia: Achievements and Challenges by Inta Vanovska
Chapter 9. Pension Reform in Slovenia by Dusan Kidric
Chapter 10. Financial Constraints and Policy Options: The Pension Reform Process in Italy and its Relevance to Transition European Countries by Mauro Mare and Giuseppe Pennisi
Chapter 11. The Dutch Pension System: Risks and Reform by Peter Stein
PART III. THE WELL-BEING OF OLDER PEOPLE AND THE DISTRIBUTIONAL CONSEQUENCES OF PENSION REFORM
Chapter 12. Retirement Incomes and Economic Well-Being in Central and Eastern Europe by Tine Stanovnik
Chapter 13. Pensioner Living Standards in the Russian Federation by alexander Razumov
Chapter 14. The Gender Impact of Pension Reforms: Case Studies of the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland by Silke Steinhilber
PART IV. IMPLEMENTATION OF PENSION REFORM PROPOSALS
Chapter 15. Pension Reform in Poland by Agnieszka Chlon-Dominczak
Chapter 16. Some Practical Issues in the Hungarian Pension Reform by Agnes Matits
Chapter 17. The Role of Private Pensions in the Czech Pension Reform by Jiri Kral
Chapter 18. Contribution Evasion: Implications for Social Security Pension Schemes by Warren McGillivray
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