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Poverty in Old Age

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While the financial sustainability of pension systems has been high on reform agendas, the adequacy of retirement incomes has only recently come into focus. This chapter analyses old-age poverty from a comparative and longitudinal perspective using repeated waves of cross-sectional micro-level income data from the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS). We focus on high-income OECD countries that experienced demographic ageing and substantial pension reforms since the mid-1980s, and analyse old age po...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Green Templeton College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9838-8813
Publisher:
LIS Publisher's website
Issue:
777
Series:
LIS Working Paper Series
Host title:
LIS Working Paper Series
Place of publication:
Luxembourg
Publication date:
2019-10-24
Source identifiers:
1064360
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pubs:1064360
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uuid:5464defb-061d-4e89-a56a-e2573c6012ad
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pubs:1064360
Deposit date:
2019-10-24

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