Privatizing Social Security: the Chilean experience.

  title={Privatizing Social Security: the Chilean experience.},
  author={Barbara E Kritzer},
  journal={Social security bulletin},
  volume={59 3},
In 1981, Chile introduced a new approach to social insurance, a system of individual capitalization accounts financed solely by the employee. This new privatized system was an improvement over Chile's failing pay-as-you-go arrangement. As many countries worldwide are facing financial problems with their social security system, they are now looking to the Chilean model in trying to find solutions. This article describes the conditions that led to the new system, the transition, and details of… CONTINUE READING

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