ECONOMIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT SCENARIOS FOR PENSION FUNDS IN MEXICO

Lillian Marlen Centeno Cruz, Pilar Campoy Muñoz, Gerardo Ángeles Castro
2019 Ensayos Revista de Economía  
Nowadays, the pension system in Mexico, based on the Mexican Social Security Institute Law of 1997, does not comply with the expected coverage rate, which causes the impoverishment of the retired population. This situation is expected to worsen because workers can´t contribute enough to their own savings accounts within the current system. The present research contributes to the debate on the reforms of the pension system through the evaluation of alternative scenarios for the investment of
more » ... e investment of pension funds. These scenarios are generated through the structural analysis of the Mexican economy, based on the Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) called SAMMEX-12. Next, a linear model MCS is used to carry out an economic impact assessment, which allows evaluating these scenarios in terms of production, GDP and employment.
doi:10.29105/ensayos38.1-4 fatcat:uu556tfzjnanfldi2s4ymfc26m