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Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment

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Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment - Gruber, Jonathan (Editor), and Wise, David A (Editor)
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Many countries have social security systems that are currently financially unsustainable. Economists and policy makers have long studied this problem and identified two key causes. First, as declining birth rates raise the share of older persons in the population, the ratio of retirees to benefits-paying employees increases. Second, as falling mortality rates increase lifespans, retirees receive benefits for longer than in the past. Further exacerbating the situation, the provisions of social security programs often provide ...

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Social Security Programs and Retirement Around the World: The Relationship to Youth Employment 2010, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226309484

Hardcover