By Katharina Müller, Andreas Ryll, Hans-Jürgen Wagener
This choice of papers makes a speciality of the hot pension reform stories in Central-Eastern Europe, whereas ranging from a broader theoretical and empirical context. It offers facts for the political feasibility of radical pension reform, thought of not likely within the West. The technique is either multi-disciplinary and cross-regional: The ebook includes papers via economists, political scientists and sociologists. The authors come from Germany, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and the united states. the amount involves 4 components: First, normal questions of transformation and social protection in post-1989 crucial japanese Europe are addressed, via an advent into concerns and function versions within the foreign pension reform debate. Then, 3 principal eu state circumstances are provided, analysing institutional legacies, fresh reform measures and proper political actors. A comparative part on Central-Eastern ecu pension reforms concludes this e-book.