TITLE

Pension Reform: Another Nail In The Government's Coffin

PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Emerging Europe Monitor: Central Europe & Baltic States;Oct2008, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34214025

 

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