This study commissioned by the European Commission to the TARKI Social Research Institute charts out the existing tools and datasets for modelling and monitoring monitor life time earnings and related acquisition of pension rights. It also assesses capacity for future developments.
TARKI Social Research Institute was awarded a contract by the European Commission to prepare a feasibility study on “Monitoring pension developments through micro socio-economic instruments based on individual data sources”. From the onset the project was designed so as to
This design allows the research team to provide a description of the available pension modelling instruments and the datasets behind them for each Member State; to describe the outcomes of these instruments (focusing mostly on Member States applying the most developed tools); and to present an evaluation of similarities and differences between the national models and approaches.