Pension Reform: Another Nail In The Government's Coffin

October 2008
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2008, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p11
Country Report
The article reports that the reform of the state pension system in Latvia was not supported at a referendum on August 23, 2008. Amendments to the state pension system was opposed to by the government, asserting that the social security system will go bankrupt. It is noted that the failure is likely to bring forward the 2009 parliamentary election.


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