- Private pensions for Europe
- VOX : Research-based Policy Analysis and Commentary from leading Economists
- Document type
- Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
- Amsterdam School of Economics Research Institute (ASE-RI)
- There is a large variety of pension systems across EU members. This column argues for more private retirement saving as it
is necessary to maintain old-age incomes and as it may also contribute to the stability of markets for government debt. But,
it adds, governments should retain important responsibilities to prevent moral hazard due to intragenerational redistribution,
to facilitate risk-sharing, and to minimise the agency issues due to financial illiteracy.
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