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The U.S. faces deep challenges in its retirement system, including projected shortfalls in Social Security and a $1 trillion dollar gap in public pension programs.

A recent article in the New York Times looked at how other countries’ retirement systems might provide tips for strengthening the U.S. system. However, the variation in retirement systems from country to country can also be seen as a reflection of cultural differences which make it hard to import ideas.

3:03 PM - 17 Jul 13