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Historical Perspectives and the Politics of Pension Reform

Gordon L. Clark

in Pension Security in the 21st Century: Redrawing the Public-Private Debate

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199261765
eISBN:
9780191601248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199261768.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter explores the public-private divide with regards to the development of occupational, professional or firm-based pensions in Britain after the Second World War, and how these were ... More


Anglo-Saxon Occupational Pensions in International Perspective

Steven Sass

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/9780197263853.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Occupational pensions are today a major ‘second tier’ in Anglo-Saxon retirement income systems, providing benefits to a significant portion of the elderly population atop the basic ‘first tier’ ... More


Pension Reform and Economic Performance in Britain in the 1980s and 1990s

Richard Disney, Carl Emmerson, and Sarah Smith (eds)

in Seeking a Premier Economy: The Economic Effects of British Economic Reforms, 1980-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226092843
eISBN:
9780226092904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092904.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Over the last twenty years, successive governments of the United Kingdom have embarked on a series of reforms of the pension program designed both to reduce the prospective costs of social security, ... More


Choice and risk in pensions: gender and class inequalities

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse: How pensions need to adapt to changing family forms

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861343383
eISBN:
9781447302421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter looks at pension choices and analyses class and gender inequalities in the ability to contribute to the expanding range of types of private pension. It uses data from the General ... More


Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Robert Fenge, Georges de Menil, and Pierre Pestieau (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book discusses the demographic challenges facing pension systems in the United States and some developed countries in Europe. Factors affecting the challenges include the speed level of the ... More


Public Policy and Retirement Saving Incentives in the United Kingdom

Woojen Chung, Richard Disney, Carl Emmerson, and Matthew Wakefield

in Pension Strategies in Europe and the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062725
eISBN:
9780262272575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062725.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter discusses how the UK government can encourage households to save for retirement, especially in a situation where many households rely on private pensions rather than social security for ... More


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