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October 31, 2018

Bolsonaro's Brazil, putting the discourse into practice

The conservative Jair Bolsonaro has beaten the left-winger Fernando Haddad in the second round of the presidential elections held last Sunday 28 October. He will therefore be the Brazilian president during the period from 1 January 2019 to 31 December 2022.

April 13, 2018

Colombia | Pensions, ageing and subsidies

We had a pensions week in Colombia to mark the Congress of Asofondos and the FIAP in Cartagena. It is an important issue in our country and in the world.

January 29, 2018

What we already know about taxes on financial transactions

Recently, the possibility of introducing a tax on financial transactions (FTT) as a way to cover part of the pension deficit has come up again in the Spanish public debate. These types of fees are applied to some types of monetary transactions, such as purchases of securities or stock market flotations.

October 19, 2017

El sistema público de pensiones en España: reformas recientes y propuestas de mejora

El sistema público de pensiones es un pilar básico del Estado de bienestar. El sistema de pensiones en España es perfectamente viable y sostenible, siempre que se adapte a los continuos cambios económicos, sociales y demográficos que experimenta la sociedad española. El reto es encontrar un doble equilibrio ante cambios con…

July 24, 2017

Perspectivas macroeconómicas y retos del mercado de trabajo

Desde 2013 se ha producido un intenso proceso de creación de empleo. Tras destruir un 17,1% de la afiliación a la Seguridad Social desde Julio de 2007 a Febrero de 2013, se ha recuperado ya el 68,3% de la afiliación destruida (Junio 2017).

March 27, 2017

Pensions and inflation: there are no free solutions

In recent weeks, we have learned of certain initiatives to repeal the reform of the 2013 pensions system, its revaluation mechanism and the sustainability factor (which kicks in from 2019), as well as others to raise pensions by 1.2% in 2017, with a revision clause if inflation outstrips this figure.

November 14, 2016

¿Cómo mejorar nuestro sistema de pensiones?

El agotamiento del Fondo de Reserva de la Seguridad Social, previsiblemente en 2017, ha vuelto a plantear la necesidad de adoptar nuevas medidas para reducir el déficit existente, fortalecer su sostenibilidad y asegurar la suficiencia de las pensiones futuras, un pilar fundamental del Estado de bienestar que hay que preserv…

September 5, 2016

Is our pension system viable?

The persistent Social Security deficit and the continuous tapping of the Reserve Fund, which has dropped 62% from the 66.8 billion of 2011, has spurred another intense debate about the viability of Spain’s pension system.