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Pensions at a Glance Asia/Pacific 2011: (Complete Edition ‐ ISBN 9789264107007)

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Abstract:

Pensions are a major policy issue in developed and developing countries alike. However, pension reform is challenging and controversial because it involves long‐term planning by governments faced with numerous short‐term pressures. It often provokes heated ideological debates and, sometimes, street protests.    Countries can learn valuable lessons from others' pension systems and their experiences of retirement‐income reforms. However, national pension systems are very complicated, involving much institutional, technical, and legal detail. Consequently, international comparisons are very difficult to undertake, making it impossible to transfer policy lessons between countries. Hence, this publication aims to fill this gap, with a particular focus on countries in the Asia/Pacific regions

This study combines rigorous analysis with clear, easy‐to‐understand presentations of empirical results.  It does not advocate any particular kind of pension system or type of reform. The goal is to inform debates on retirement‐income systems.







Executive Summary

Introduction

‐Overview of Retirement‐Income Systems

‐Methodology and Structure of the Report

‐References

PART I. COMPARING PENSIONS POLICIES

Key features of pension‐system design

Retirement‐income indicators

‐Gross replacement rates

‐Net replacement rates

‐Gross replacement rates with entry at age 30

‐Gross pension wealth

‐Net pension wealth

‐Pension‐earnings link

‐Coverage

‐Life expectancy

‐Support ratio

PART II. ECONOMY STUDIES

‐Introduction

‐China

‐Hong Kong

‐Indonesia

‐Malaysia

‐Philippines

‐Singapore

‐Thailand

‐Vietnam

‐India

‐Pakistan

‐Sri Lanka

Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: January 1, 2012

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