Pensions and elderly poverty in Turkey
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[...] the aim of this study is to analyse the impact of pensions on elderly material well-being for the Turkish case, with an emphasis on poverty alleviation. The task is of an empirical nature that addresses two basic research questions. Firstly, we investigate the importance of diverse income sources for elderly individuals. Secondly, the impact of pensions on the poverty of elderly is studied. The paper proceeds with a literature review on measuring the elderly income sources and empirical works on poverty. Following section presents the data and the adopted analysis approach. The observations from the data are presented and the paper is concluded by a summary of the findings.
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