Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: an International Perspective

By E. Philip Davis | Go to book overview

Contents
List of Tablesxi
Introduction1
1. AN OVERVIEW OF THE ECONOMIC ISSUES5
Introduction5
(1) Definitions and General Features5
(2) Pension Funds as Retirement-Income Insurance8
(3) Pension Funds and Saving11
(4) Pension Funds and Labour Markets16
(5) Adequacy and Inequality of Retirement Income18
(6) Corporate Finance, Taxation, and Capital Markets20
Conclusions25
2. THE ECONOMICS OF SOCIAL-SECURITY PENSIONS27
Introduction27
(1) Basic Concepts28
(2) Justifications for Social Security29
(3) Economic Implications of Social Security31
(4) Funding and Pay-As-You-Go35
(5) Social Security in OECD Countries40
(6) The Growing Burden of Social Security42
(7) Reform of Social Security47
Conclusions52
3. THE STRUCTURE OF PENSION PROVISION IN TWELVE OECD COUNTRIES53
Introduction53
(1) The Size of Funded Pension Sectors53
(2) Reasons for the Differences56
(3) Pension Provision in Twelve Countries60
Conclusions75

-vii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: an International Perspective
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgements vi
  • Contents vii
  • List of Tables xi
  • Introduction 1
  • 1: An Overview of the Economic Issues 5
  • Glossary 298
  • General Index 329
  • Index of Names 334
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 337

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.