Salditt, Felix; Whiteford, Peter; Adema, Willem
This article analyses China's progress in creating a national old-age insurance system, providing a detailed description of the systemand an assessment of the degree to which it has so far realised its primary goal of social security for more people. Since 1997, there have been many reforms, but despite progress, the scope of the system is limited, with the coverage rate among urban employees being below 50 per cent. The rural population largely remains outside the system, and it seems likely...[Show more]
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