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Sandra Vogel Expertise 9. April 2015 Germany: New retirement package
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New retirement package
Sandra Vogel Expertise 9. April 2015

Germany: New retirement package

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German Economic Institute (IW) German Economic Institute (IW)

New rules reversing reforms of Germany’s statutory pension system took effect on 1 July 2014. Some critics estimate that these more generous pension rules will cost an extra €10 billion over the next decade, and younger workers will have to fund them with little chance of receiving equally generous benefits when they retire.

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Sandra Vogel Expertise 9. April 2015

Sandra Vogel: Germany – New retirement package

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German Economic Institute (IW) German Economic Institute (IW)

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Ruth Maria Schüler IW-Trends No. 2 30. June 2023

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