Reforming Pension Insurance in the People’s Republic of China

Publication | December 2019

This paper reviews the progress achieved by the People’s Republic of China in strengthening its national pension insurance system during the 13th Five-Year Plan period.

A sound national pension insurance system is needed to sustain economic growth and provide income support to a nation’s growing elderly population. Aside from a review of progress that the People’s Republic of China has made in recent years, the paper also identifies the challenges and priorities for pension reform and offers valuable recommendations.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Current State of Pension Insurance
  • Pension Policy Developments during the 13th Fiver-Year Plan
  • Challenges Facing the Pension Insurance System
  • Reform Focus of Pension Insurance
  • Conclusions

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Social development and protection
  • Social protection - social insurance programs
  • Social protection - social assistance programs
Countries
  • China, People's Republic of
Pages
  • 20
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • WPS190589-2

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