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The economics of pensions

By Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond

Abstract

This paper sets out the economic analytics of pensions. After introductory discussion, successive sections consider the effects of different pension arrangements on labour markets, on national savings and growth, and on the distribution of burdens and benefits. These areas are controversial and politically highly salient. While we are open about expressing our own views, the main purpose of the paper is to set out the analytical process by which we reach them, to enable readers to form their own conclusions

Topics: HB Economic Theory, HD Industries. Land use. Labor, HG Finance
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 2006
DOI identifier: 10.1093/oxrep
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:2630
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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