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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48451-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39611-2
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