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Estimating the small area effects of austerity measures in the UK

Anderson, B and De Agostini, P and Lawson, T (2016) Estimating the small area effects of austerity measures in the UK. In: UNSPECIFIED, ? - ?.

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Abstract

The major distributional effect is caused by gender neutral financing and benefits in combination with considerably higher life expectancy for women than for men. These important characteristics are not much affected by the reform of the public pension system in Norway that started to be implemented from 2011. A traditional approach to analysing distributional aspects of tax and pension systems is to calculate taxes paid and benefits received for persons with different characteristics. In analysing gender aspects of the Norwegian pension system people use the dynamic microsimulation model MOSART documented in Fredriksen. In this model, projections for demographic development and labour supply are combined with different rules for accumulation of pension entitlements, an actuarial design and adjustments for increasing life expectancy. In addition to the direct effects from the reform of the Norwegian public pension system, plausible labour supply assumptions are implemented exogenously in the model.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Published proceedings: _not provided_
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General)
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GB Physical geography
H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Ben Anderson
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2012 09:53
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2021 08:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/2325

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