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Reforming public pensions in the US and the UK

Diamond, Peter (2005) Reforming public pensions in the US and the UK. Financial Markets Group Discussion Papers (543). Financial Markets Group, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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This essay describes the current debate on reforming Social Security in the US, along with a brief description of how the program works. Along the way it comments on the quality of some reform proposals as well as their political standing. Where issues are similar, some inferences are drawn for the UK.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
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Additional Information: © 2005 The Author
Divisions: Financial Markets Group
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
JEL classification: H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H55 - Social Security and Public Pensions
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2009 09:59
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 11:36

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