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Reforming Pensions in Developing and Transition Countries

  • Katja Hujo

Part of the Social Policy in a Development Context book series (SPDC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

  3. Political Economy Issues in Pension Reform

  4. Pension System and Reform in the BRICS

  5. Bringing the State Back In

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 336-346

About this book


This book moves beyond technical studies of pension systems by addressing the political economy of pension reform in different contexts. It provides insights into key issues related to pension policy and its developmental implications, drawing on selected country studies in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.


Pension reform pension models political economy developing countries transition countries economic development social development social protection social security social policy BRICS MENA Hungary Poland Argentina Chile Brazil India China South Africa development Eastern Europe Economic Development privatization transition Transition Countries

Editors and affiliations

  • Katja Hujo
    • 1
  1. 1.United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)GenevaSwitzerland

About the editors

Katja Hujo, UNRISD, Geneva Katharina Müller, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Germany Markus Loewe, German Development Institute Huck-ju Kwon, Seoul National University, South Korea Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada Mukul G. Asher, University of Singapore Azad Singh Bali, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore Fang Lianquan, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Fred Hendricks, Rhodes University, South Africa Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia, UK Kepa Artaraz, University of Brighton, UK Mariana Rulli, University of Rio Negro, Argentina

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