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

Subjects:

Places:

  • Latin America.

Subjects:

  • Pensions -- Latin America.

Book details:

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

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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 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 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 in , this 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. II. Latin America Pension Reform -In General. A. 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.