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Pension wealth gaps in a system with disintegrated retirement arrangements

Roman Raab ()

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This paper examines the application of the gap concept to determine pension wealth differentials across different retirement arrangements and over a range of retirement ages. The gap concept allows for comparisons of equality outcomes without having to rely on the optimal savings paradigm. The micro simulation analysis draws a clear picture of inequalities generated by a pension system as opposed to other sources of inequality within the generation in retirement.

Keywords: Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions; Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement; Retirement and Retirement Policies (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D31 D63 J26 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015-05-15
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