employer-provided pensions

Publication date: 3 Aug 2016 | Publication type: National Institute Economic Review | Theme: Britain & Finance | External authors: Disney, R | JEL classification: H55, J32, G22 | Journal: National Institute Economic Review Issue 237 | Publisher: Sage Publications, London
This paper considers the evolution of the UK’s pension programme in the light of various stated rationales for public intervention. It argues that the publicly-provided (tax-financed) pension programme has gone through four distinct stages since 1946. It examines some of the issues that have arisen...