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Replication data for: Pareto-Improving Social Security Reform when Financial Markets are Incomplete!?

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1
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Creator
  • Krueger, Dirk
  • Kubler, Felix
Publication Date
2006-06-01
Description
  • Abstract

    This paper studies an overlapping generations model with stochastic production and incomplete markets to assess whether the introduction of an unfunded social security system leads to a Pareto improvement. When returns to capital and wages are imperfectly correlated, a system that endows retired households with claims to labor income enhances the sharing of aggregate risk between generations. Our quantitative analysis shows that, abstracting from the capital crowding-out effect, the introduction of social security represents a Pareto-improving reform, even when the economy is dynamically efficient. However, the severity of the crowding-out effect in general equilibrium tends to overturn these gains. (JEL D58, D91, E62, H31, H55)
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.96.3.737 (Text)
Publications
  • Krueger, Dirk, and Felix Kubler. “Pareto-Improving Social Security Reform When Financial Markets Are Incomplete!?” American Economic Review 96, no. 3 (May 2006): 737–55. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.96.3.737.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.96.3.737 (DOI)

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Krueger, Dirk; Kubler, Felix (2006): Replication data for: Pareto-Improving Social Security Reform when Financial Markets are Incomplete!?. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E116222V1