OECD and the South African government have created a centre to encourage co-operation among African debt managers and to support the development of sound practices in public debt and cash management.
This conference focused on how we can help individuals improve their financial knowledge and the way they manage their personal finances.
The OECD and South Africa will open a centre to help African governments manage their debt and bond markets in Midrand, South Africa.
Discussions at the forum focused on latest developments in global bond markets, including the impact of the financial crisis on market functioning and debt levels and other emerging issues.
This paper gathers evidence on public sector pension plans regarding the type of pension promise and quantifies the future tax burden related to these pension promises. The reported liabilities are recalculated using both a fair value approach (local market discount rates) and a common, fixed discount rate across all countries which reflects projected growth in national income.
This paper proposes a framework to help policymakers think about how best develop a national strategy to hedge against the massive economic burden of extreme events that could hit their country tomorrow, focusing specifically on the role that risk transfer mechanisms alternative to traditional insurance can play.
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Discussions at this conference focused on how financial reforms should provide a better, sustainable balance between stability and growth and how measures to strengthen the savings-investment channel should foster sustainable growth and development.
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This article examines the impact of labour, financial and demographic risks on retirement income from DC pension plans, with a special emphasis on labour-market risk.
These country profiles describe private pension arrangements in OECD countries. This information is taken from the OECD Pensions Outlook 2008, published in February 2009.
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This guide is designed to help monitor and evaluate financial education programmes. It has been developed for use by financial education project managers, educators and stakeholders.