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The Varieties of Pension Governance: Pension Privatization in Europe

The Varieties of Pension Governance: Pension Privatization in Europe

by Bernhard Ebbinghaus


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ISBN-13: 9780199586028
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 04/30/2011
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Bernhard Ebbinghaus is Professor of Sociology and Director of the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) at the University of Mannheim. He was Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, Kennedy Fellow at Harvard University, and Visiting Professor at the Universities of Wisconsin-Madison and Jena. His main research interests are comparative social policy, industrial relations and labor market developments.

Table of Contents

Part One: Comparing Pension Privatization in Europe
1. Introduction: Studying Pension Privatization in Europe, Bernhard Ebbinghaus
2. The Changing Public-Private Pension Mix in Europe: From Path Dependence to Path Departure, Bernhard Ebbinghaus and Mareike Gronwald
Part Two: Bismarckian Late-Comers to Multipillar Pension Systems
3. Belgium: The Paradox of Persisting Voluntarism in a Corporatist Welfare State, Johan J. De Deken
4. France: Promoting Funded Pensions in Bismarckian Corporatism?, Marek Naczyk and Bruno Palier
5. Germany: Departing from Bismarckian Public Pensions, Bernhard Ebbinghaus, Mareike Gronwald, and Tobias Wiss
6. Italy: From Bismarckian Pensions to Multipillarization under Adverse Conditions, Matteo Jessoula
Part Three: Emergent Nordic Multipillar Pension Systems
7. Denmark: The Silent Revolution toward a Multipillar Pension System, Jorgen Goul Andersen
8. Finland: From Statutory Pension Dominance towards Voluntary Private Schemes, Olli Kangas and Paivi Luna
9. Sweden: A Viable Public-Private Pension System, Gabriella Sjogren Lindquist and Eskil Wadensjo
Part Four: Mature Multipillar Pension Systems
10. Great Britain: Exhausted Voluntarism—The Evolution of Britain's Hybrid Pension Regime, Paul Bridgen and Traute Meyer
11. The Netherlands: Adapting a Multipillar Pension System to Demographic and Economic Change, Karen M. Anderson
12. Switzerland: Regulating a Public-Private Heritage of Multipillar Pension Governance, Giuliano Bonoli and Silja Hausermann
Part Five: Comparing Pension Systems and their Outcome
13. The Governance and Regulation of Private Pensions in Europe, Bernhard Ebbinghaus and Tobias Wiss
14. The Public-Private Mix and Old Age Income Inequality in Europe, Bernhard Ebbinghaus and Jorg Neugschwender

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