Argentina: Income Support Policies Toward the Bicentennial by The World Bank

By The World Bank

Following the intense monetary concern in 2001 02, Argentina mobilized an unparalleled attempt to supply source of revenue help to the phase of the inhabitants such a lot in desire. Now, as progress has back and social symptoms recovered to precrisis degrees, there's a gap to maneuver from emergency aid courses to a extra finished, long term, and sustainable approach for social safety. The problem is to layout and completely enforce a social security procedure that has sufficient assurance and advantages and is built-in and fiscally and politically sustainable. The research contained during this publication aimed to give a contribution to and tell the controversy concerning the way forward for source of revenue aid regulations in Argentina, taking the perspectives, values, and personal tastes of the stakeholders and the inhabitants as beginning issues. The study incorporated cutting edge efforts to assemble and comprehend the panorama of principles relating to techniques for social safeguard circulating in Argentina: first, an in depth set of consultations with coverage makers and practitioners in social coverage, generally on the provincial point; and moment, a countrywide, consultant opinion survey at the perspectives and perceptions of the inhabitants relating to social coverage and source of revenue aid courses particularly.

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11). The MDS is in charge of determining eligibility conditions. This type of pension explains most of the increase in total NCPs since 2002. Second, the so-called graciables are NCPs granted by the members of the parliament through discretionary mechanisms. The third and last group consists of pensions granted under special laws and comprises Nobel laureates, Olympic medalists, bishops, war veterans (from the Malvinas war), and others. 11. NCP—Number and Amount of Benefits, 1989–2007 Source: Bertranou and Grushka 2002; Secretary of Social Security, Social Security statistical bulletin.

Priorities and preferences can contribute to the policy dialogue and provide a channel for broader participation in the policy process. However, although perceptions and views expressed in the surveys are vital inputs for the policy-making process, they are only one factor to consider. This chapter summarizes the findings of the stakeholder consultations and the national opinion survey and discusses the implications for policy. The first section reviews the data sets; the second introduces a typology of three visions of social policy identified in the consultations; the third discusses the level of knowledge about existing programs within the population; the fourth reviews perspectives about programs; the fifth looks at views about program design and preferences for policy scenarios; and the last section presents conclusions.

In fact, the nominal value of the average NCP is similar to the minimum contributory pension and survivors’ benefits. The large expansion of the program from 2003 onward started a trend consistent with the PIP, which represented the most significant change in social protection following the introduction of Jefes. The Social Insurance Innovations The social insurance programs experienced two different types of reforms in recent years. 2). The other change comprised a set of parametric reforms to the pension system, as well as modifications of the balance between the different pillars of the contributory pension program.

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