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By Lans Bovenberg, Asghar Zaidi, A. Van Soest, Arthur H O Van Soest

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Delivering an overview of the long run examine demanding situations for economists and social scientists relating inhabitants growing older, pensions, health and wellbeing and social care in Europe, this ebook examines how clinical learn gives you state of the art proof on source of revenue security and future health of the aged, and labour markets and older employees.

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The existence of datasets specifically focused on European countries would help provide an answer to the question of the extent and distribution of a saving gap. Adequacy of Savings for Old Age in Europe iv. 33 What can policy do to improve retirement saving choices? Lack of empirical knowledge creates uncertainty for policies directed at inducing workers to participate in (and adequately contribute to) complementary pension plans. Should these policies be general, or should they mainly be targeted to specific groups at risk?

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