Social Policy in a Development Context

Reforming Pensions in Developing and Transition Countries

Editors: Hujo, K. (Ed.)

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This book moves beyond technical studies of pension systems by addressing the political economy of pension reform in different contexts. It provides insights into key issues related to pension policy and its developmental implications, drawing on selected country studies in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

About the authors

Katja Hujo, UNRISD, Geneva Katharina Müller, Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Germany Markus Loewe, German Development Institute Huck-ju Kwon, Seoul National University, South Korea Marcelo Abi-Ramia Caetano, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada Mukul G. Asher, University of Singapore Azad Singh Bali, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore Fang Lianquan, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences Fred Hendricks, Rhodes University, South Africa Peter Lloyd-Sherlock, University of East Anglia, UK Kepa Artaraz, University of Brighton, UK Mariana Rulli, University of Rio Negro, Argentina

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Reforming Pensions in Developing and Transition Countries: Trends, Debates and Impacts

    Hujo, Katja

    Pages 3-38

  • Pension Privatization and Economic Development in Central Eastern European Pension Reform

    Müller, Katharina

    Pages 41-68

  • Pension Schemes and Pension Reforms in the Middle East and North Africa

    Loewe, Markus

    Pages 69-100

  • The Reform of the Civil Service Pension Programme in Korea: Changes and Continuity

    Kwon, Huck-ju

    Pages 101-123

  • Recent History, Perspectives and Challenges to Pension Policy: The Brazilian Case

    Caetano, Marcelo Abi-Ramia

    Pages 127-157

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Hardcover $120.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Reforming Pensions in Developing and Transition Countries
Editors
  • K. Hujo
Series Title
Social Policy in a Development Context
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-39611-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137396112
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-39610-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 346
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