16 Jan 2009

Measurement Issues for Adequacy Comparisons among Pension Systems

Antonio Abatemarco

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European Network of Economic Policy Research Institutes (ENEPRI) Research Report No. 64 / 23 pages

In this paper, indexes are proposed in order to capture the degree to which a pension scheme 1) prevents poverty among the elderly, 2) enables smoothing of living standards after retirement and 3) induces both intra- and inter-generational solidarity.