Pensioners latest publications

May 30, 2022

Spain | Pensions: insufficient reforms and challenges still to be overcome

This article addresses a number of recent, ongoing changes to the pension system in Spain, notably the revaluation of pensions based on the CPI, the introduction of the Intergenerational Equity Mechanism, and occupational and individual pension plans. We also discuss the key challenges that lie ahead.

March 30, 2022

Spain | Incomes policy agreement, imported inflation and pensions

It seems reasonable that in exceptional times, like the current one, the economic cost of the major increase in gas, oil and other commodity prices should be shared across the population as a whole — including pensioners. This would then help to reduce the risk of inflationary spirals and of future stagflation.

October 29, 2021

Europe | Pay-as-you-go pension schemes in the current demographic scenario

Pay-as-you-go pension schemes—a basic pillar of wellbeing in Europe—are viable and sustainable, as long as the necessary measures are taken to adapt them to economic, social and demographic changes experienced by European countries.

October 19, 2021

Spain | Pensions in the 2022 budgets

Despite its importance as a key category of public spending and the principle of separation of financing sources, it is very difficult to get an idea of the financial position of the pensions system through the central government budget. In this article we analyze the main budget lines planned for 2022.