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Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates »

Source: Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates : Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus

Volume/Issue: 2008/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Jaime Guajardo , and Mario Catalan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451869590

Keywords: Pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, population aging, pension, benefits, pension benefits, retirement,

How will the world-wide decline in real interest rates associated with global aging affect small open economies (SOEs) with aging populations? Lower interest rates will result in higher capital-labor ratios and inc...

The Global Impact of Demographic Change

The Global Impact of Demographic Change »

Source: The Global Impact of Demographic Change

Volume/Issue: 2006/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tim Callen , Warwick McKibbin , and Nicoletta Batini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

ISBN: 9781451862690

Keywords: demographics, saving, demographic change, demographic transition, population growth, life expectancy, adult population

The world is in the midst of a major demographic transition. This paper examines the implications of such transition over the next 80 years for Japan, the United States, other industrial countries, and the developi...

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates
			: Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus

Global Aging and Declining World Interest Rates : Macroeconomic Insurance Through Pension Reform in Cyprus »

Volume/Issue: 2008/98

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alexander Hoffmaister , Jaime Guajardo , and Mario Catalan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451869590.001

ISBN: 9781451869590

Keywords: Pension reform, dynamic general equilibrium model, population aging, pension, benefits, pension benefits, retirement,

How will the world-wide decline in real interest rates associated with global aging affect small open economies (SOEs) with aging populations? Lower interest rates will result in higher capital-labor ratios and inc...

Poverty, Demographic Characteristics, and Public Policy in Cis Countries

Poverty, Demographic Characteristics, and Public Policy in Cis Countries »

Volume/Issue: 1993/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ehtisham Ahmad

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 1993

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451842555.001

ISBN: 9781451842555

Keywords: pensions, pension, family allowances, replacement rate

The demographic characteristics of different regions in the former Soviet Union influence the nature of poverty in the newly successor independent states of the FSU. Despite a common policy inheritance, major adjus...

The Global Impact of Demographic Change

The Global Impact of Demographic Change »

Volume/Issue: 2006/9

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Tim Callen , Warwick McKibbin , and Nicoletta Batini

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451862690.001

ISBN: 9781451862690

Keywords: demographics, saving, demographic change, demographic transition, population growth, life expectancy, adult population

The world is in the midst of a major demographic transition. This paper examines the implications of such transition over the next 80 years for Japan, the United States, other industrial countries, and the developi...

The Intragenerational Redistributive Effects of Unfunded Pension Programs

The Intragenerational Redistributive Effects of Unfunded Pension Programs »

Volume/Issue: 1998/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Cubeddu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859089.001

ISBN: 9781451859089

Keywords: demographics, heterogeneity, redistribution, simulation, annuity markets, life expectancy, retirement

This paper provides a quantitative evaluation of the intracohort redistributive elements of the U.S. social security system in the context of a computable general equilibrium model. It determines how the well-being...

The Italian Social Protection System
			: The Poverty of Welfare

The Italian Social Protection System : The Poverty of Welfare »

Volume/Issue: 1998/74

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Massimo Rostagno , and Francesca Utili

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451849561.001

ISBN: 9781451849561

Keywords: Social protection, vertical and horizontal efficiency, means-testing formula, pensions, pension, disability, disability pensions, minimum income

Italy’s system of social protection has come under criticism for being fragmented and excessively skewed toward pensioners and “insiders.” After setting up a consolidated presentation of the so...

The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security

The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security »

Volume/Issue: 1999/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Pestieau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451859096.001

ISBN: 9781451859096

Keywords: majority voting, entitlements, aging, tax rate, pension, entitlement, private saving

Population aging puts significant pressure on social security systems that are based mainly on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) formula and determined by the political process in which both retirees and future retirees parti...

The Intragenerational Redistributive Effects of Unfunded Pension Programs

The Intragenerational Redistributive Effects of Unfunded Pension Programs »

Source: The Intragenerational Redistributive Effects of Unfunded Pension Programs

Volume/Issue: 1998/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Luis Cubeddu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1998

ISBN: 9781451859089

Keywords: demographics, heterogeneity, redistribution, simulation, annuity markets, life expectancy, retirement

This paper provides a quantitative evaluation of the intracohort redistributive elements of the U.S. social security system in the context of a computable general equilibrium model. It determines how the well-being...

The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security

The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security »

Source: The Political Economy of Redistributive Social Security

Volume/Issue: 1999/180

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Pierre Pestieau

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 1999

ISBN: 9781451859096

Keywords: majority voting, entitlements, aging, tax rate, pension, entitlement, private saving

Population aging puts significant pressure on social security systems that are based mainly on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) formula and determined by the political process in which both retirees and future retirees parti...