Podcast in French : interview with Bruno Palier, CNRS Research Director (Sciences Po CEE, France)

Anchored in the news of French and European debates, Bruno Palier’s book Réformer les pensions (Presses de Sciences Po, June 2021) allows us to grasp the content as well as the scope of the major reforms of the pension systems in France since 1993 from the German, British, Italian, Dutch and Swedish examples.

Bruno Palier offers a comparative analysis of the choice of models as well as their implementation by European governments. Inevitably political, the choice of a model underlies, in fact, important trade-offs in intergenerational redistribution, between men and women, and between social groups.

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