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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 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...

Pension Schemes: Trade-Offs Between Redistribution and Saving

Pension Schemes: Trade-Offs Between Redistribution and Saving »

Source: Finance & Development, June 1995

Volume/Issue: 32/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 1995

ISBN: 9781451952643

Keywords: pension, benefits, pensions, payroll, pension plans

For the latest thinking about the international financial system, monetary policy, economic development, poverty reduction, and other critical issues, subscribe to Finance & Development (F&D). This lively quarterly...

Point of View: Creating a Globally Connected Asian Community

Point of View: Creating a Globally Connected Asian Community »

Source: Finance & Development, June 2006

Volume/Issue: 43/2

Series: Finance & Development

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451922479

Keywords: international monetary fund, financial integration, financial markets, pension reform, financial development

Asia Rising -- explores Asia's role in the world economy, the challenges faced from globalization, the quest for greater regional financial integration, the problem of lagging investment, and why East Asia performe...

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...

5 Poverty and the Ukrainian Labor Market

5 Poverty and the Ukrainian Labor Market »

Source: Ukraine : Accelerating the Transition to Market

Series: Books

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 19 February 1997

ISBN: 9781557756190

Keywords: wage, benefits, pension, wages, inflation

The economic decline that started in 1988 and accelerated in 1990 resulted in a rapid decline in purchasing power and standard of living for households dependent on...

Poverty, Demographic Characteristics, and Public Policy in Cis Countries

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

Source: 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

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...

Research Summaries: Global Population Aging and Pension Reform

Research Summaries: Global Population Aging and Pension Reform »

Source: IMF Research Bulletin, September 2008

Volume/Issue: 9/3

Series: IMF Research Bulletin

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Research Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 10 September 2008

ISBN: 9781451959482

Keywords: capital flows, pension reforms, interest rates, capital controls, capital markets

IMF research summaries on global population aging and pension reform (by Mario Catalán) and on questions about decoupling (by M. Ayhan Kose); country study on the United States (by Koshy Mathai); listing of visitin...

UN Millennium Summit: World leaders meet in New York to confront twenty-first century issues on a global scale

UN Millennium Summit: World leaders meet in New York to confront twenty-first century issues on a global scale »

Source: IMF Survey : Volume 29, Issue 20

Volume/Issue: 29/20

Series: IMF Survey

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. External Relations Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2000

ISBN: 9781451926651

Keywords: aging, pension, aging population, elderly, social security

In conjunction with its annual Article IV consultation with Japan, IMF staff prepared a background paper (Japan-Selected Issues) on a number of key topics. Two chapters of that paper dealt with the macroeconomic an...