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Seeking solutions to vulnerability in old age

Subtitle:
preferences, constraints, and alternatives for coverage under Peru’s pension system
Abstract:

Exploiting new data from a survey and behavioral experiment conducted in Peru we analyze individuals’ preferences for securing income in old age. We identify a group that is unrationed by the mandate to save in Peru’s pension system, and draw insights from their affiliation and contribution behavior. Among the unrationed, those who are more tolerant of risk, have more children, and have a greater share of housing in their accumulated assets are less likely to affiliate and/or contribute to th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Not peer reviewed
Version:
Author's Original

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Global Poverty Research Group
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics - Centre for the study of African Economies
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Institution:
World Bank
Department:
Social protection
Series:
CSAE working paper series
Publication date:
2005
URN:
uuid:a45423e0-92c2-4530-8331-65b7e30e7505
Local pid:
ora:2628

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