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Pension Policies and Public Debt in Dynamic CGE Models

  • D. Peter Broer
  • Jukka Lassila
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. D. Peter Broer, Jukka Lassila
    Pages 1-15
  3. Thierry Chauveau, Rahim Loufir
    Pages 16-73
  4. Turalay Kenc, William Perraudin
    Pages 74-109
  5. Jukka Lassila, Heikki Palm, Tarmo Valkonen
    Pages 139-166
  6. Svend Erik Hougaard Jensen
    Pages 167-189

About these proceedings

Introduction

Population aging raises a number of issues regarding the optimality of public debt policy and the systems of public pension provisions that are in use in developed countries. The studies in this book address these questions using computable general equilibrium models. They give illuminating insights and new empirical estimates of future prospects of pay-as-you-go pension schemes in the "big seven" OECD countries, the possible distortions introduced by the pension systems in four large European economies, the effects of lifetime uncertainty in analyzing a potential reform of the Dutch pension system, effects of increasing international mobility of financial capital to pension policies, and public debt reduction policies in relation to possible adverse effects of taxation on wage formation and unemployment.

Keywords

Gleichgewichtsmodelle Rentenversicherung computable general equilibrium models public debt public pensions Öffentliche Schulden employment equilibrium general equilibrium population population aging taxation unemployment welfare

Editors and affiliations

  • D. Peter Broer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jukka Lassila
    • 3
  1. 1.Central Planning BureauThe HagueThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Research Centre for Economic Policy (OCFEB)Erasmus UniversityRotterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.The Research Institute of the Finnish EconomyETLAHelsinkiFinland

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