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Reforming PensionsPrinciples and Policy Choices$
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Nicholas Barr and Peter Diamond

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195311303

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311303.001.0001

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China: The Pension System

China: The Pension System

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(p.259) 14 China: The Pension System
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Reforming Pensions
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Nicholas Barr (Contributor Webpage)

Peter Diamond (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311303.003.0014

This chapter describes the pension system in China, including the basic pension and funded individual accounts. The chapter offers a brief discussion the pension system's antecedents, and assesses its strengths and weaknesses, including fragmentation, system deficits and problems with individual accounts.

Keywords:   actuarial errors, basic pension, China, coverage, fragmentation, individual accounts, system deficits

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