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The FPB’s studies cover 11 main themes: Energy, Environmental economic accounts and analyses, International economy, Labour market, Macroeconomic forecasts and analyses, Public finances, Sectoral accounts and analyses, Social protection, demography and prospective studies, Structural studies, Sustainable development, Transport.
The results of this report show that the average pension of women is lower than that of men: in december 2017 the average gross pension of women aged 65 and older was 1469 euros, compared to 1920 euros for men. The gender pension gap thus equals 24%. The fact that this gap is not higher can to an important extent be attributed to the existence of derived rights. Without derived rights the gap would be 50%.
MIDAS, the dynamic microsimulation model that focuses on the social sustainability of pensions, has undergone a major revision in recent years to improve the validity of the projections. This Working Paper not only reports on this revision, but also describes some important new modules.
Each year, the Study Committee on Ageing (established by the Act of 5 September 2001 and confirmed by the Act of 18 December 2016) draws up a report presenting an estimate of the long-term financial and social consequences of ageing.
This report serves as a basis for the annual Note on Ageing issued by the federal government. It is published in the first half of July. The Act entrusts the FPB with the secretariat of the Study Committee on Ageing. The FPB thus plays an important role in conducting the necessary assessments and preparing the annual report of the Committee. The Study Committee can, on its own initiative or at the request of the government, carry out specific studies in relation to ageing.