Social Security Reform and Women ’ s Pensions

  title={Social Security Reform and Women ’ s Pensions},
  author={Alejandra Cox Edwards},
The Chilean population is expected to age rapidly in the course of the generations born from 1960 to 1980. The fraction of individuals 65 years or older will increase from 6.1% (1990), to 12.7%(2025), and to 17.3 (2050). Such a change in the demographic composition of the population will likely exhaust traditional support systems of the elderly, and increase the relative importance of life-time savings, including socialsecurity benefits. Thus, a policy approach that does not distort incentives… CONTINUE READING
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