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Pension Funds’ Dilemmas Examined

In Iran, the dependence of some pension funds on government budgets has become alarming; alarming for both the management of the funds and the government, which is responsible for financing their deficit
Pension Funds’ Dilemmas Examined
Pension Funds’ Dilemmas Examined

Given the precarious situation of Iranian pension funds and widespread anxiety among retirees, a detailed review of the factors and players involved is crucial.
Mohammad Reza Maleki, a board member of Majlis Research Center, the research arm of Iranian Parliament, examines the causes of the imbalance between the resources and expenditures of pension funds in an article for the Persian economic daily Donya-e-Eqtesad. 
A translation of the text follows:
Social security in general and the financial crisis of pension funds in particular have challenged many economies in recent decades. 


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