Aoki, Takaaki (2006): Some Propositions on Intergenerational Risk Sharing, Social Security and Self-Insurance.
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This article describes, within a myopic intergenerational bargaining framework incorporating two discrete periods and binary states of risks, some new aspects regarding the mixture of intergenerational risk sharing and social security. Here, state-dependent utility under mortality risk proves to generate parents’ peculiar indifference curve regarding insurance contract, and self-insurance is shown to play a crucial role on the decision regarding social security holding and intergenerational transfer contract. This peculiar aspect, given for the first time in this article, also derives some novel features of insurance theory under lifetime uncertainty, where the current position in social security contract could adversely affect parents’ decision regarding intergenerational risk sharing with children. In addition, other basic results regarding the sensitivity to default risk and taxation in social security are summarized.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Some Propositions on Intergenerational Risk Sharing, Social Security and Self-Insurance|
|English Title:||Some Propositions on Intergenerational Risk Sharing, Social Security and Self-Insurance|
|Keywords:||Intergenerational Risk Sharing, Social Security, Self Insurance|
|Subjects:||H - Public Economics > H8 - Miscellaneous Issues > H80 - General
H - Public Economics > H0 - General > H00 - General
D - Microeconomics > D0 - General > D01 - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A10 - General
D - Microeconomics > D8 - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty > D80 - General
|Depositing User:||Takaaki Aoki|
|Date Deposited:||24 Dec 2008 08:40|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2016 13:45|
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