Reference : The ex-ante effects of non-contributory pensions in Colombia and Peru
Scientific journals : Article
Business & economic sciences : Social economics
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/16509
The ex-ante effects of non-contributory pensions in Colombia and Peru
English
Olivera Angulo, Javier mailto [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Integrative Research Unit: Social and Individual Development (INSIDE) >]
Zuluaga, Blanca [ICESI University > Economics]
Oct-2014
Journal of International Development
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. - Business
26
7
949-973
Yes (verified by ORBilu)
International
0954-1748
[en] Non-contributory pensions ; Social security ; Poverty ; Latin America ; Old-age
[en] This paper studies the ex-ante effects of the implementation of a Non-Contributory Pension (NCP) program in Colombia and Peru. Relying on household survey data, we simulate the transfer’s potential impact on poverty, inequality, fiscal cost, and the probability of affiliation to contributory pensions. Our results show that a NCP reduces poverty and inequality among the elderly, particularly in rural areas, at an arguably limited fiscal cost. Regarding behavioural effects, there is not a large impact on the probability of affiliation to contributory pensions when the program is targeted to the poor, with the exception of Peruvian women. Finally, we also compute some potential effects on the recipient’s labour supply.
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/16509
10.1002/jid.3008
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jid.3008/abstract

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