The Economist's Philip Coggan on his Special Report on Pensions

Thursday, 28 April 2011 05:30 Written by  Published in Point Blank Show
The Economist's Philip Coggan on his Special Report on Pensions Source: The Economist

Philip Coggan, The Economist's Capital Markets Editor joins us to talk about his special report on Pensions. Things have changed quite a bit since the first pension scheme was introduced by Otto Von Bismarck back in the 19th century. As people in developed countries are living longer, the pressure on the working population is mounting steadily to support the greying economies. In this podcast, Philip suggests different ways to tackle this problem by citing examples of governments which are doing it right and a few others which aren't.

Click here to read Philip's Special Report on Pensions.

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