Securing Pension Provision: The Challenge of Reforming the Age of Entitlement

  • Authors
  • Catherine┬áBlair

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Catherine Blair
      Pages 1-10
  3. The World of Analysis: Pension Systems and Their Reforms in OECD Countries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 11-11
    2. Catherine Blair
      Pages 12-21
    3. Catherine Blair
      Pages 22-32
  4. Analysing Pensionable Age Changes in Four Countries

  5. Bringing the Stories Together

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 82-82
    2. Catherine Blair
      Pages 98-117
    3. Catherine Blair
      Pages 118-129
  6. Conclusion

    1. Catherine Blair
      Pages 130-135
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 136-152

About this book


By comparing Germany, France, the UK and the USA this study explores how governments have tackled the increased pressure of financing state pensions. Specifically, it looks at the approach of each of these countries to raising the age of entitlement in order to understand the ways in which this policy was introduced in different countries.


Government OECD Policy reforms

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