Immigration and the Pay-As-You-Go-Pension-System
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BeschreibungMost industrial countries today are facing serious problems regarding old age security. Based on the idea of the working young taking care and providing for the retired elderly by contributing taxes to a pay-as-you-go redistributive pension system, the traditional contract between the generations has been put at risk due to an increasing life expectancy combined with decreasing birth rates. The demographic problems Western societies are facing today will worsen tomorrow jeopardizing the financial stability of a pay-as-you-go pension system. The main questions of this book referre to the financial stability of a such a pension system, the joint redistributive character of immigration and pension and the voting outcome on immigration policy. In order to arrive at answers to this questions, various economic literature is analyzed occupied with the topic of migration and pension under different aspects of the issue.
PortraitBorn 1978 in Salzburg/Austria. International Business Administration and Economics studies at the University of Innsbruck/Austria and at Tulane University, New Orleans/USA. Works in Innsbruck at CAST, Center for Academic Spin-offs Tyrol as Head of Marketing and PR.
Untertitel: The Impact of Immigration on Different Groups of Society. Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: VDM Verlag
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2008
Seitenanzahl: 88 Seiten