Eesti Pank has published a detailed impact analysis of the planned changes to the pension system. It describes the methodology of the analysis and the assumptions used more thoroughly than the summary published in the middle of October did.
“More than 700,000 people in Estonia are saving... more
The government’s planned changes to the pension system may lead to a temporary spurt in growth in the Estonian economy if a lot of people leave the second pillar. This temporary burst would be followed by slower growth in the economy or even by a recession that would hurt the living standards of... more
Eesti Pank and the IMF held a joint workshop on pensions on 30 September at the central bank. It featured presentations by experts on pensions who discussed their experiences from Poland, Hungary and Sweden and compared the development of pension systems in different countries. Also speaking at... more