Comparing social security programs with leisure and bequests

Zhang, J (2003) Comparing social security programs with leisure and bequests. Economics Letters, 78 1: 59-66. doi:10.1016/S0165-1765(02)00176-3

Author Zhang, J
Title Comparing social security programs with leisure and bequests
Journal name Economics Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0165-1765
Publication date 2003
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1016/S0165-1765(02)00176-3
Volume 78
Issue 1
Start page 59
End page 66
Total pages 8
Editor Maskin
Place of publication Switzerland
Publisher Elsevier Science B V
Collection year 2003
Language eng
Subject C1
340209 Public Sector Economics
720101 Fiscal policy
Abstract This paper compares social security programs in the AK model with leisure and bequests. It will show that the unfunded program with contribution-dependent benefits has smaller distortions than programs (funded or unfunded alike) with contribution-independent benefits. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Keyword Economics
Social Security
Life-cycle Saving
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
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