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The Open Problems of Italian Complementary Social Security

1. Introduction

At the end of 2006 Italian complementary social security arrangements were characterised by at least four weaknesses:
1. a low relationship between the actual number of members of the various complementary pension schemes and the level of their potential members (enrolment rate), apparent fruit of a ‘distorted early maturity’ of the sector2;
2. an insufficient unitary flow of financing attributable both to the limited size of contractually provided for payments, in the case of membership among employees, and to modest fiscal incentives granted to all members in the contributory phase;
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