The Treatment of Couples by the Pension System: Survivor's Pensions and Pension Splitting

This paper examines the features of two systems for allocating pension rights accrued as a spouse: the survivor's pension and pension splitting. The survivor's pension enables the surviving spouse to maintain his/her living standard after the other spouse's death: under a non-means-te...

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Volume: 67
Main Author: Carole Bonnet
Jean-Michel Hourriez
Roger Depledge
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Institut national d'études démographiques 01.01.2012
published in: Population (English ed. : 2002) Vol. 67; no. 1; pp. 147 - 162
Data of publication: 20120101
ISSN: 1634-2941
1958-9190
EISSN: 1958-9190
Discipline: Economics
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