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Pension reform and saving in Britain

Wakefield, M.; Disney, R.; Emmerson, C.; (2001) Pension reform and saving in Britain. Oxford Review of Economic Policy , 17 (1) pp. 70-94. 10.1093/oxrep/17.1.70.

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Abstract

The paper examines the pension programme in Britain, focusing on reforms that have increased the fraction of the work-force opting out of public provision and that have permitted individuals to choose their private pension provider. It also examines the issue of pension provision and household saving. The paper highlights the disparities in retirement saving behaviour across types of pension provision and different households. The paper discusses the policy issues of the adequacy of household saving, and the impact of pension reform on household saving and the public finances.

Type: Article
Title: Pension reform and saving in Britain
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/17.1.70
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxrep/17.1.70
Language: English
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of SandHS > Dept of Economics
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/18555
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