Social pensions

Pensions means testing vs universal targeting: assumptions of efficiency and affordability

2016-12-26T07:04:45+00:00 Tags: , , , |

This brief revisits two social policy assumptions regarding universal social pensions. It illustrates the emerging evidence that universal social pensions are both economically viable and efficient strategies to alleviate older-age income deprivation. Language: English Published: HelpAge International, 2016 Size: [...]

Old age social pensions

2014-03-27T22:54:25+00:00 Tags: |

What are social pensions? Social pensions are a proven means of reducing old-age poverty and supporting multi-generational households. The term ‘pension’ is widely used to describe a range of cash income, mainly for older people, including both non-contributory and contributory [...]