Yang, Zaigui (2009): Altruism, Lifetime Uncertainty and Optimal Public Pension Contribution Rate. Published in: Information and Computing Science, 2009. ICIC '09. Second International Conference on (May 2009): pp. 185-188.
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Assuming that individuals are altruistic, this paper employs an overlapping generations model with lifetime uncertainty to study the partially funded public pension in China. By comparing the market economy equilibrium with the social optimum allocation, we find the optimal firm contribution rate. Our simulation results show that this rate increases when the life expectancy rises, while decreases when the population growth rate falls. It decreases in the joint case of risen life expectancy and fallen population growth rate because it is much more sensitive to the latter than to the former. The result has some policy implications.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Altruism, Lifetime Uncertainty and Optimal Public Pension Contribution Rate|
|Keywords:||altruism; lifetime uncertainty; pension contribution rat|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H55 - Social Security and Public Pensions|
|Depositing User:||Zaigui Yang|
|Date Deposited:||26. Nov 2009 01:55|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 01:27|
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