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July 21, 2011

Public Pension Systems and the Fiscal Crisis in the Euro Zone. Lessons for Latin America

This paper analyzes the circumstances that led to the reforms of the pension systems in Europe and the measures adopted, with a view to extracting some lessons that may be of use for Latin American countries.

April 19, 2011

A review of the pension systems in Latin America

Latin America is one of the pioneers in introducing individual capitalization schemes as part of their compulsory component of their pension systems. Now what reforms have been achieved today? What challenges lie ahead?

March 30, 2011

The impact of Spanish pension reform on expenditure: A quick estimate

In this paper we present a preliminary estimate of the impact of the recent agreement between the Spanish government and the social partners to reform the public contributive pension system.

March 17, 2011

The unavoidable role of private pensions in retirement income systems

This work describes the growing need that governments face to reform their pension systems into more !inancially sustainable structures, especially in light of the recent !inancial crisis and the rapidly ageing population.

October 4, 2010

Long-term returns and replacement rates in Mexico's pension system

This work analyzes the relevance of considering a range of elements related to the investment process to evaluate the long-term returns of Pension Funds and the possible impact of these on the replacement rates of participants in a Pension System.

September 10, 2010

Reasons to justify fees on assets in the Peruvian private pension sector

This paper analyzes the fees collection system in the Peruvian pension system and evaluates switching from fees on flow to fees on assets, which has several advantages.
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  • Peru

May 13, 2010

Creating incentives for voluntary contributions to pension funds by independent workers: a…

This study aims to establish the statistical probability that workers who are not contributing to pension funds might do so, provided with the right incentives to.

June 1, 2009

Projecting Pension Expenditures in Spain: On Uncertainty,Communication and Transparency

In this paper we suggest a set of indicators about the future performance of the Spanish public pension system