It is often assumed that the expansion of private pensions is likely to increase income inequality among retired elderly. But in countries where private pensions have expanded the most, income inequality has not. This is one of the results of a new dissertation in sociology at SOFI.
Laure Doctrinal, PhD student in sociology at the Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI) and the Department of Sociology defends her thesis "Old and Unequal?: An Institutional Analysis of Pension Systems' Driving Forces and Outcomes in Affluent OECD Countries".