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Pension reform in Latin America

by Armando Barrientos

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Published by Ashgate in Aldershot, Brookfield, Vt., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.
    • Subjects:
    • Pensions -- Latin America.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-265).

      StatementArmando Barrientos.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD7130.5 .B37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 265 p. :
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL394721M
      ISBN 101859726992
      LC Control Number98072852
      OCLC/WorldCa40191376

        On similarities and differences of Latin America's reformed pension systems along a number of specific rules and issues, see especially Stephen Kay and Barbara Kritzer, “Social Security in Latin America: Recent Reforms and Challenges,” Economic Review (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta) 86 (first quarter ); Devesa-Carpio, Jose and Vidal Cited by: For instance, pension benefits in Latin America are often based on earnings during the last few years of working life, which means those with steeper age-earnings profiles benefit the most. Since men have steeper profiles than women, they pay contributions on relatively lower wages in their earlier years, and receive lifetime benefits based on Cited by:

      “The Ownership Society: Financial Returns and Popular Support for Markets in Post-Pension Reform Latin America,” British Journal of Political Science. King, Gary, Keohane, Robert, and Verba, by: 2. comprehensive pension reform is not included in the study because the system structure had not yet been finalised at the time of writing. The basic, common feature of second-generation pension reforms in Latin America is a greater role for funded, privately-managed pensions. The .

      Latin America suffered a profound state crisis in the s, which prompted not only the wave of macroeconomic and deregulation reforms known as the Washington Consensus, but also a wide variety of institutional or 'second generation' reforms. 'The State of State Reform in Latin America' reviews and assesses the outcomes of these less studied institutional reforms.   A quarter of a century since Chilean-style pension reforms swept Latin America, the state of the region’s pension systems is worrisome. Old .


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Pension reform in Latin America by Armando Barrientos Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pension Reform in Latin America and Its Lessons for International Policymakers analyzes in detail these important questions. The book begins with a detailed account of economic conditions in Latin America. It then discusses various models that policymakers rely by:   First published inthis volume initially focused on Chilean pension reform, on which the author has published elsewhere, before moving onto Latin America more widely, with coverage extending from to the reform in Costa Rica and the Mexican pension reform in Cited by: His articles on pension reform in Latin America have appeared in Comparative Politics, Economic Review, Foreign Policy, the Journal of Aging and Social Policy, the Journal of European Social Policy, the Journal of Inter-American Studies and World Affairs, and the International Social Security Review.5/5(5).

Pension Reform in Latin America and Its Lessons for International Policymakers analyzes in Pension reform in Latin America book these important questions.

The book begins with a detailed account of economic conditions in Latin America. It then discusses various models that policymakers rely on. Pension reform in Latin America. [Armando Barrientos] -- Pension reform has become a key issue in Latin America. Demographic changes and economic liberalism have ensured a.

Pension reform in Latin America. [Armando Barrientos] -- First published inthis volume initially focused on Chilean pension reform, on which the author has published elsewhere, before moving onto Latin America more widely, with coverage extending.

In the s, numerous Latin American nations privatized their public pension systems. These reforms dramatically transformed the way these countries provide retirement income, and they provoked widespread protests from workers and pensioners alike.

Retiring the State represents the first book-length study of the origins of this surprising trend. This book focuses on experiences with and lessons learned from the sweeping reforms to the pension systems of Latin America and the Caribbean during the s and early s, which shifted the.

PENSION REFORM IN LATIN AMERICA INTRODUCTION Most formal pension systems worldwide are publicly managed. They pay defined benefits and depend on taxing a portion of worker's earnings. The pension systems are financed by payroll taxes on a pay-as-you-go (PAYG) basis.

Today's workers are taxed to pay the pensions of those who have already retired. Latin America Pension Reform -In General. LEADING GLOBAL REFORM. Latin America has proven to be the most dynamic and innovative region in the area of pension reform.

The pioneer in pension reform was Chile, which introduced radical changes as early as with its revolutionary move from a public pay-as-you-go system.

Pension reform in Latin America and its lessons for international policymakers. [Tapen Sinha] Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico, Peru, and Uruguay.

The book gives extensive details of Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. The Pensions That Ate Latin America. a rebellion against pension reform is in full cry.

Latin America needs to factor in off-book jobs and businesses into their reformists’ playbook. The book begins with a detailed account of economic conditions in Latin America.

It then discusses various models that policymakers rely on. Starting with a purely demographic model, it lays out advanced models of overlapping generations of Samuelson. The book gives extensive details of privatized pensions in each of the eight reforming countries.

Latin America has been a world pioneer of neoliberal, structural reform of social security pensions (‘privatisation’). This article focuses on the diverse political economy circumstances that.

Get this from a library. Pension reform in Latin America: quick fixes or sustainable reform?. [Sri-Ram Aiyer; World Bank. Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office. Technical Department.]. In the s, numerous Latin American nations privatized their public pension systems.

These reforms dramatically transformed the way these countries provide retirement income, and they provoked widespread protests from workers and pensioners alike.

Retiring the State represents the first book-length study of the origins of this surprising by: This book provides a theoretical and empirical account of when and to what degree governments privatize national old-age pension systems.

Quantitative cross-national analysis simulates the degree of pension privatization around the world and tests competing hypotheses to explain reform by: the pension system reforms in Latin America during the past decades.

As is known, the countries made valiant efforts to confront the collapse of many of their old pension systems and executed the reforms with attention to the social, economic and demo. The reform of social security pensions and healthcare is a key issue for the modern world, and in many ways Latin America has acted as a social laboratory for the reform of these systems.

From the reforms that took place in Chile inmost pension and health care systems in the region have seen reform, and been fully or partially by: With the increase in older Latin Americans, there’s much talk of pension reform.

These reforms could be “parametric, ” with some changes in the public system such as raising the retirement age to prolong the life of the pension plan. Latin America, advocates of privatization argued that removing pensions from the political arena would prevent politicians from expanding benefits at a fiscally unsustainable rate – indeed, this was an important justification for pension reforms throughout the world in the s and s (see World Bank ; Diamond and Valdés-Prieto ).Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas Stephen J.

Kay and Tapen Sinha, Editors Latin American experiments with pension reform began when Chile converted its public pay-as-you-go system to a system of private individual accounts in the early s.In Latin America and the Caribbean, pension systems are facing great challenges, both social and economic, with respect to their coverage and sustainability.

Presentation of Pensions at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean and indeed Latin American countries such as Chile and Mexico have been pioneers in this aspect of pension reform.