How To Close the Funding Gap in Dutch Pension Plans? Impact on Generations
The brief’s key findings are:
- The financial crisis stressed the Dutch pension system, as assets dropped below the required 105 percent of liabilities.
- Automatic indexation adjustments, introduced in recent years, may not be sufficient to restore solvency.
- Policymakers now have to consider more substantial measures, which affect retirees and workers differently.
- This process highlights the need to more effectively distribute risk across generations within the pension system.