Yang, Zaigui (2008): Lifetime Uncertainty and the Optimal Replacement Rate of urban Public Pension in China. Published in: Modelling, Simulation and Optimization, 2008. WMSO '08. International Workshop on (December 2008): pp. 443-446.
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By considering lifetime uncertainty, this paper employs an OLG model within general equilibrium framework to analyze China’s urban public pension system. Using the condition for the steady-state of market economy to satisfy the social welfare maximization, we solve the optimal social pool benefit replacement rate. This optimal replacement rate depends on the population growth rate, survival probability in retirement period, capital share of income, individual discount rate and social discount rate. The simulations show that the optimal social pool benefit replacement rate rises with the life expectancy, whereas falls with the population growth rate. It should decrease when the life expectancy has risen and the population growth rate fallen because it is much more sensitive to the latter than the former.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Lifetime Uncertainty and the Optimal Replacement Rate of urban Public Pension in China|
|Keywords:||Lifetime Uncertainty; Replacement Rate; Public Pension|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H55 - Social Security and Public Pensions|
|Depositing User:||Zaigui Yang|
|Date Deposited:||23. Nov 2009 17:26|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 03:32|
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