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Author Rocha, Roberto Rezende.

Title Annuities and other retirement products : designing the payout phase / Roberto Rocha, Dimitri Vittas, Heinz P. Rudolph
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 354 pages) : illustrations
Series Directions in development. Finance
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.). Finance.
Contents Introduction and overview -- Designing the payout phase of pension systems : policy issues, constraints, and options -- The payout phase of pension systems : a comparison of five countries -- Australia : mandating retirement savings without lifetime anniutization -- Switzerland : rigid regulation and the challenge of sustainability -- Sweden : promoting personal responsibility with a strong public commitment -- Denmark : the benefits of group contracts with deferred annuities and risk-sharing features -- Chile : building a robust market for fixed real annuities
Summary In the 1990s many emerging economies in Central Europe and Latin America initiated their pension reforms. While most analysis to date has focused on the accumulation phase, there are a number of lessons to be shared as countries start to prepare the retirement options for their contributors, with this book addressing these issues from a public policy perspective
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Annuities -- Government policy.
Old age pensions -- Government policy.
Old age pensions.
Pensions -- Government policy.
Form Electronic book
Author Rudolph, Heinz P.
Vittas, Dimitri.
LC no. 2010036026
ISBN 0821385747 (electronic bk.)
9780821385746 (electronic bk.)