Chair of Economic and Social Policy

Fighting old-age poverty

Professor Dr. Hagist guests at meeting of committee for labor and social affairs in the German Bundestag.

Christian Hagist was an invited expert at a public hearing of the Committee for Labor and Social Affairs on Monday, 6 May 2019 to discuss opposition motions on the subject of old-age poverty. In his opinion, the only conducive proposal is a basic pension. He said that this meets the criteria of viability, fairness and reasonableness, which are commonly used to measure state pension schemes.

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