Pension Policies and the Ageing Society

Observer 205, April/May 1997
Can people in OECD countries afford to grow old? The rapid aging of the population expected in the near future will put enormous pressure on social-insurance, pensions and healthcare systems, particularly in the second quarter of the next century. OECD governments should act on several fronts to meet this major challenge, involving both social-insurance and pension systems and economic policies more generally.
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