The changing social status of pensioners is structured according to stylized periods. The communist regime shifted pensioners to the margins of society. The democratic transition empowered pensioners as voters. Debate about pension reform is reported then and the possible impact of current reform proposals on the future income of pensioners considered. In conclusion, the importance of bringing children back into the system and increased activity rate of older persons are stressed.
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Changing social status of pensioners and the prospects of pension reform in the Czech Republic
Večerník, Jiří. 2006. „Changing social status of pensioners and the prospects of pension reform in the Czech Republic.“ Prague Economic Papers 15 (3): 195-213. ISSN 1210-0455.