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Perspectives on Pensions in Eastern Europe

Katharina Müller

in Britain's Pensions Crisis: History and Policy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263853
eISBN:
9780191734281
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263853.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The dramatic political and economic changes witnessed by Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Former Soviet Union (FSU) since the late 1980s did not leave the area of old-age security unaffected. ... More


Can We Afford Old Age Social Security?

Yue Chim Richard Wong

in Diversity and Occasional Anarchy: On Deep Economic and Social Contradictions in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139446
eISBN:
9789888180349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139446.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In the 2012 contest for chief executive, the two candidates, Leung Chun Ying and Henry Tang, both put forth proposals for old age social security support. In this chapter, the author estimates the ... More


Chapter Chapter The Future of Pensions in Canada

Silvana Pozzebon

in Reinventing the Retirement Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199284603
eISBN:
9780191603013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199284601.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the resilience of the two key components of the Canadian retirement income system: the Old Age Security (OAS) program and the compulsory, pay-as-you-go earnings-related scheme. ... More


Intergenerational Transfers and Old-Age Security in Korea

Hisam Kim

in The Economic Consequences of Demographic Change in East Asia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386850
eISBN:
9780226386881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386881.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter explains variables regarding intergenerational transfers in three Korean data sets and compares them with those in a Health and Retirement Study (HRS), which is an elderly panel data ... More


The Mortgage Worked the Hardest: The Fate of Landed Independence in Nineteenth-Century America

Jonathan Levy

in Capitalism Takes Command: The Social Transformation of Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226451091
eISBN:
9780226977997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226977997.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In early nineteenth-century America, “landed independence”—a way of life characterized by freehold ownership, command over household labor, and control over agricultural resources—helped farmers to ... More


Income Security Programs and Retirement in Canada

Michael Baker, Jonathan Gruber, and Kevin Milligan

in Social Security Programs and Retirement around the World: Micro-Estimation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226310183
eISBN:
9780226309989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309989.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter aims to model the entire income security (IS) system in a unified framework. The key to the approach used is the building of a comprehensive data set (based on the Statistics Canada ... More


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