Journal of Population Economics

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 825–831 | Cite as

Do Beveridgian pension systems increase growth?

Original Paper

Abstract

In this paper, we explain why the structure of pension systems has an impact on the growth rate of an economy. Using a capital accumulation model, we show that the more a pension system is Beveridgian, the higher the growth rate of the economy is.

Keywords

Pensions system Bismarckian Beveridgian Capital 

JEL Classification

H55 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Paris School of Economics, CESUniversity Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneParisFrance

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