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KiwiSaver Automatic Workplace Retirement Accounts in New Zealand

The KiwiSaver program in New Zealand can provide valuable lessons and insights for American policymakers working to increase retirement readiness in the US.



AARP and the United Nations

AARP has worked with the United Nations for over 35 years. AARP works in partnership with the UN Programme on Ageing, government representatives, and non-governmental organizations.

Automatic Workplace Retirement Accounts in the United Kingdom and New Zealand

As proposals for an Automatic IRA are considered, policy makers may find it useful to review voluntary workplace savings initiatives recently introduced in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Complete Streets: International Best Policies and Practices

As the world becomes more urbanized and populations age, it becomes increasingly important to develop effective urban planning policies that can safely accommodate the needs of all users: automobiles, public transportation, pedestrians, bicyclists, children, older people, and people with disabilities.

Health Care Measures in the OECD: How Does the U.S. Measure Up?

The United States spent $1.7 trillion on health care in 2006, which at $6,719 per capita was twice the average of OECD countries. By 2017, the United States is projected to spend as much as $4 trillion annually on health care, equal to 20% of gross domestic product.

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