Pension Reform in China [E-Book]: Progress and Prospects / Felix Salditt, Peter Whiteford and Willem Adema
Salditt, Felix.
Whiteford, Peter. / Adema, Willem.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2007
50 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers ; 53
Social Issues/Migration/Health
China, People’s Republic
Full Text
China is currently in the process of developing the largest pension system in the world, and it is doing this at a time of unparalleled economic and demographic transition. The central government has followed a step-by-step approach to develop a system that can accommodate a rapidly aging society within a rapidly growing, but still largely underdeveloped economy. This paper analyses how far the process of creating a national old age insurance system had proceeded by the end of 2006. It provides a detailed description of this system and an assessment of to what degree it has so far achieved ?its primary goal of social security for more people? (Chinese Government, September 2006)...