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Pensions at a Glance

Latin America and the Caribbean

Published on December 01, 2014

Also available in: Spanish, Portuguese

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This comprehensive examination of pension systems in Latin America and the Caribbean looks at recent trends in retirement and working at older ages, evolving life expectancy, design of pension systems, and pension entitlements before providing a series of country profiles. The special chapter analyses the coverage and adequacy of Latin American pension systems.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Executive summary
Introduction
Policy issues: Coverage and adequacy
Key demographic indicators3 chapters available
Fertility
Life expectancy
Old-age support ratio
Key pension policy indicators10 chapters available
Architecture of national pensions systems
Methodology and assumptions
Gross pension replacement rates
Tax treatment of pensions and pensioners
Net pension replacement rates
Gross pension wealth
Net pension wealth
Pension-earnings link
Weighted averages: Pension levels and pension wealth
Retirement-income package
Pensions at a Glance/Latin America and the Carribean – Country profiles26 chapters available
Argentina
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Costa Rica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
Uruguay
Venezuela
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