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dc.contributor.authorWang, Jingyi.
dc.contributor.authorYe, Honghai.
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-10T04:47:27Z
dc.date.available2012-05-10T04:47:27Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/48867
dc.description.abstractThis paper examines the risk-sharing properties of two major social security systems, the Pay-as-You-Go (PAYGO) Defined Benefit (DB) systems and the pre-funding systems, in both closed and open economies. An Overlapping Generations (OLG) model is constructed to formulate consumer’s saving and consumption behaviors and examine the risk-sharing properties between two consecutive generations in a closed economy. Following which, we extend our analysis into an open economy context by introducing a static external economy. Our findings indicate that, in a closed economy, pre-funding systems generally perform poorly in demographic risk-sharing over generations. However, the risk-sharing properties in PAYGO systems are highly subjected to government policies. Moreover, an unanticipated demographic shock could possibly improve the intergenerational risk-sharing in pre-funding systems. Lastly, both social security systems function better in sharing demographic risks across generations in open economies than in closed economies.en_US
dc.format.extent41 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciencesen_US
dc.titleIntergenerational demographic risk-sharing properties of current social security systems in closed economies and open economies.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Walter Edgar Theseiraen_US
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