One of the great dilemmas facing countries around the world is to define a pension system that is financially sustainable in the face of increasing life expectancy, falling fertility rates and the consequent lack of generational replacement. Globally, pension reforms in countries with more advanced aging processes have focused on implementing parametric reforms and … [Lee más...] about In search of financially sustainable pension systems: three benchmark models
It is at work that one finds true happiness. Fyodor Dostoevsky In Latin America and the Caribbean, we are at a critical moment to rethink how work and its rewards - such as our pensions- can guarantee the happiness that Fyodor Dostoevsky spoke of, but in the later stages of our lives. The large increase in life expectancy expected in the coming decades for the … [Lee más...] about Life annuities: an opportunity for innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean
These are times of change. ChatGPT has arrived in our lives. Is it true that this new technology changes the present and the future of work on multiple dimensions? What is its real capacity to replace tasks that we humans perform today? Is it very different from other technologies that already exist? And can we entrust it with all jobs, tasks and occupations? The truth is that … [Lee más...] about Tell Us, ChatGPT, How is The Future of Work going to look like?
As Latin American and Caribbean countries move forward towards a post-pandemic path, attention is focusing once more on the challenges that were already present before the crisis and that were intensified due to COVID-19. Regarding labor and education, one of the challenges is the skill shortages that workers in the region present. Skills for work are … [Lee más...] about Skills for work: steps in the right direction
Did you know that even a teacher in the United States can use her retirement savings plan, such as the 401k, to help solve some of the most pressing development issues in Latin America and the Caribbean? -Haga clic aquí para leer en español- Countries traditionally develop public policies and projects to meet basic needs of the poorest in Latin America and the Caribbean, … [Lee más...] about Who finances some of the education, youth and employment projects of the IDB?