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The gender impact of pension reform

Alejandra Cox Edwards

The gender impact of pension reform

a cross-country analysis

by Alejandra Cox Edwards

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Argentina.,
  • Chile.,
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Women -- Pensions -- Argentina.,
    • Women -- Pensions -- Chile.,
    • Women -- Pensions -- Mexico.,
    • Pensions -- Argentina.,
    • Pensions -- Chile.,
    • Pensions -- Mexico.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlejandra Cox Edwards, Estelle James, and Rebeca Wong.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3074, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3074.
      ContributionsJames, Estelle., World Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3285479M
      LC Control Number2003616069

        In May , the Illinois Supreme Court invalidated a state pension reform law as violating the Illinois constitution.[1] The law (hereinafter “Pension Reform Law”),[2] which adjusted. Pension reform has become central to the European social policy agenda—first in terms of construction and expansion, then increasingly in terms of consolidation and retrenchment. Thus, pension systems (both public and private) need to be viewed in a broader political economy framework. Their major purpose is to provide income security to.

      Second, delivering pension benefits must be emphasized. Third, the impact of rising longevity on the length of retirement must be managed. The book's authors hope that by raising awareness on these critical issues and the required reforms, this book may serve as an effective reference for strengthening pension systems across developing Asia. The difference in gender retirement ages is frequently justified as a compensat ion for unremunerated services by women at home. However, such inequality in sharing domestic tasks should not be corrected by the pension system but by a change in men ’s behavior. Another way to tackle this problem is by the state to grant the women some remuneration for the work they do.

      the gender impact of alternative social security policies Article The Impact of Chile's Pension System on Work Propensities of Men and Women: Evidence from a Retrospective Data Set. The book also examines universal policy challenges, including the impact of pension reform with respect to gender, decision-making processes surrounding reform, and the role of 5/5.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: James, Estelle. Gender Impact of pension reform. Washington, D.C.: World Bank, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management. Downloadable. Pension systems may have a different impact on gender because women are less likely than men to work in formal labor markets and earn lower wages when they do.

Recent multipillar pension reforms tighten the link between payroll The gender impact of pension reform book and benefits, leading critics to argue that they will hurt women. In contrast, supporters of these reforms argue that it will help women by.

The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform compares the gendered outcomes of social security systems in Chile, Argentina, and Mexico, and presents empirical findings from Eastern and Central European transition economies as well as several OECD countries. Women’s positions have improved relative to men in countries where joint pensions have.

Get this from a library. The gender impact of pension reform: a cross-country analysis. [Alejandra Cox Edwards; Estelle James; World Bank.] -- Pension systems may have a different impact on gender because women are less likely than men to work in formal labor markets and earn lower wages when they do.

Recent multipillar pension reforms. This chapter examines an effect of pension reform that was largely unanticipated, or at least seldom explicitly considered, when many pension reforms were being adopted throughout Latin America: the effects of privatization on women's welfare.

First, it provides a brief overview of the sources of gender inequalities and discusses elements of pension policy affecting gendered welfare. The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform compares the gendered outcomes of social security systems in Chile, Argentina, and Mexico, and presents empirical findings from Eastern and Central European transition economies as well as several OECD countries.

Women's positions have improved relative to men in countries where joint pensions have. Critics of these pension reforms argue that the tight link between payroll contributions and benefits in the DC pillar produce lower pensions for women. In contrast, supporters of these reforms argue that multipillar systems remove distortions that favour men and permit a Cited by: 4.

Review of The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform. Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards and Rebecca Wong. Reviewed by Recommended Citation Borzutsky, Silvia () "Review of The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform. Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards and Rebecca Wong.

book on the gender impact of pension reform is an important. The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform has important lessons for analysts, policy makers, and interested lay people in all countries that have enacted or are considering enacting reforms."Courtney Coile, Wellesley College, "This book provides a detailed analysis of how men and women are faring under the new pension systems in three Latin.

Chapter 4 The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform in Latin America* Chapter 5 Pension Reform and Gender Inequality; Chapter 6 Reflections on Pension Reform in the Americas: From ‘Averting the Old-Age Crisis’ to ‘Keeping the Promise of Old-Age Security’ and Beyond; Chapter 7 Bounded Rationality in Latin-American Pension Reform.

"Women at Work: Challenges for Latin America" presents a series of empirical studies that use household survey data from Latin America to analyze trends in female labor force participation rates, the impact of trade liberalization on women's work, tendencies in gender wage differentials and occupational segregation, and the gender implications of pension reform.

The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform will force economists and policy makers to reexamine the design features that enable social security systems to achieve desirable gender outcomes.

As populations age and revenues diminish, government and private pension funds around the world are facing insolvency. Chapter 4: The Gender Impact of Social Security Reform in Latin America Estelle James, Alejandra Cox Edwards, and Rebeca Wong ; Chapter 5: Pension Reform and Gender Inequality Michelle Dion ; Chapter 6: Reflections on Pension Reform in the Americas: From ‘Averting the Old-Age Crisis’ to ‘Keeping the Promise of Old-Age Security’ and Beyond.

Book. Lessons from Pension Reform in the Americas Edited by Stephen J. Kay and Tapen Sinha. This ground-breaking book explores the difficulties women face in working life and retirement - and asks what can be done to achieve more gender equality and fairness for women and men alike.

Leading pension experts from across Europe analyse the basic challenges through single and comparative country Edition: 1st Edition. Gender and Social Security Reform examines how different countries are attempting to meet this challenge.

Drawing on comparative studies of European and Latin American countries along with a series of case studies of individual countries, the book provides insights into the gender dimensions of alternative designs for by: 7.

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Given the impact of the multipillar approach to pension reform and the diversity of its implementation, the authors, who presented papers at the conference on " New Ideas About Old Age Security, " re-examine the evidence and thinking on pensions and retirement security.

among very old women.2 Therefore, in designing a pension system and pension reform it is essential to take account of the gender impact. Pension systems and their reforms may have different impacts on men and women because of their differing employment histories and demographics.

In this issue we provide an overview of the Pension Corporation’s first trustee education event, review Elizabeth J. Shilton’s book Empty Promises: Why Workplace Pension Law Doesn’t Deliver Pensions and explore sex and gender and how they impact defined benefit plans.

We hope you enjoy the newsletter. The economies that reformed under the Women, Business and the Law index also tended to experience bigger increases in the percentage of women working overall, and in the percentage of women working relative to men. A New Way to Look at the Data Women, Business and the Law A Decade of Reform employs eight indicators that are structured.Equivalent expenditure is adopted as a measure of economic welfare of households with different gender ratios.

The gender gap is defined as the degree of distance between the economic welfare of households dominated by women and households dominated by men.

Headcount poverty and average poverty shortfalls are calculated using relative poverty.The ten-year anniversary edition of Pensions at a Glance highlights the pension reforms undertaken by OECD and G20 countries over the last two years.

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