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Macroeconomic Aspects

  • José Luis IparraguirreEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter explains the macro economic implications of alternative pension systems on national saving, economic growth, and public budgets. It also includes issues of financial solvency and policy changes between types of pension schemes. The chapter also describes the political economy of pensions, discusses the economics of taxing pension saving, and presents the theoretical and empirical findings on the fertility implications of public pension systems.

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