Pension reform issues and prospect for non-financial defined contribution (NDC) schemes

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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .

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  • Defined contribution pension plans.,
  • Pensions.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Robert Holzmann, Ed Palmer.
ContributionsHolzmann, Robert., Palmer, Edward E., 1945-, World Bank.
LC ClassificationsHD7105.4 .P465 2005
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Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL3423583M
ISBN 100821360388
LC Control Number2005045767

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