Research & Analysis About Singapore

International Update

A monthly publication covering recent developments in foreign private and public pensions, social security, and retirement.

December 2021  ·  February 2021  ·  November 2019  ·  March 2012  ·  June 2010  ·  June 2007  ·  February 2006  ·  May 2005  ·  February 2004

Social Security Programs Throughout the World

A biannual publication highlighting the principal features of social security programs in more than 170 countries. Published in collaboration with the International Social Security Association, one of four regional volumes was issued every six months.

Asia and the Pacific:  2018  ·  2016  ·  2014  ·  2012  ·  2010  ·  2008  ·  2006  ·  2004  ·  2002

Individual Accounts in Other Countries
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 66, No. 1 (released September 2005)

To date, more than 30 countries have established some form of individual accounts in their retirement systems. This article identifies those countries, categorizes how the individual accounts fit into their retirement income systems, and identifies some basic characteristics of the accounts. Because this analysis of individual accounts is intended to inform the current United States debate involving Social Security, the discussion is limited to countries in which such accounts are part or all of a mandatory retirement income program.

Worldwide Trends and Developments in Social Security, 1983–85
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 49, No. 9 (released September 1986)

A Quarter Century of Social Security Abroad
from Social Security Bulletin, Vol. 23, No. 8 (released August 1960)