Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Author/Editor: Frank Eich ; Mauricio Soto ; Charleen Gust
Publication Date: August 01, 2012

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Summary: Pension reform is a key policy challenge in Russia. This paper examines how pension spending could increase in Russia in the absence of reforms, quantifies the impact of some recent proposals, and suggests some alternatives that would ensure public pension benefits - relative to wages - not fall from current levels while containing spending.
Series: IMF Working Papers
Subject(s): Aging | Pension reforms

Author's Keyword(s): Russia | pension reform | fiscal policy
Publication Date: August 01, 2012
ISBN/ISSN: 9781475505511/1018-5941 Format: Paper
Stock No: WPIEA2012201 Pages: 25
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