An Assessment of Renta Dignidad's Adequacy to Prevent Poverty in Bolivia


  • Nicole Archer University of Florida



The elderly population in developing countries is often left without access to traditional pension plans due to participation in the informal economy.  To remedy this, non-contributory pension schemes are being implemented by policy makers worldwide.  Bolivia, one of Latin America’s poorest nations, has successfully implemented the non-contributory pension policy Renta Dignidad.  This paper analyzes the economic impacts of Renta Dignidad on gender, language, and household specific subsamples of Bolivia’s population.  

Author Biography

Nicole Archer, University of Florida

Undergraduate Student

Department of Economics, University of Florida


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