Pension and Income Transfers for Old Age: Inter- and intra-generational distribution in comparative perspective

Organization(s): ECLAC
Author: Fernando Filgueira, Pilar Manzi
Regions: Latin America, The Caribbean
Year: 2017
Language: English
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This document provides a world comparative analysis regarding the design and reform of pension systems in order to improve coverage, equality and sustainability. It looks at how pension systems, rules and financing affect coverage, sufficiency, and distribution as well as fiscal and intergenerational sustainability and equality.

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