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Given the current low interest rate environment and weak economic growth prospects in many OECD countries, institutional investors are increasingly looking for real asset classes which can deliver steady, preferably inflation-linked, income streams with low correlations to the returns of other investments. Clean energy projects may combine these sought-after characteristics.
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This definitional, stocktaking paper aims to provide a comprehensive review of the concepts and definitions related to „green‟ investments that are currently used in the market place.
This project will investigate whether people are saving enough for retirement and examine the role that private pensions can in the retirement readiness of the working age population.
This statistical yearbook provides quantitative information on African central government debt instruments. It includes individual country data but also comparative statistics to facilitate pan-African (cross-country) analysis.
Financial literacy is recognised as an essential life-skill and, although awareness of gender differences in financial literacy and of their potential implications remains quite low, tests of financial knowledge around the world have shown that women have lower levels of financial knowledge than men.
This page provides access to all guidelines adopted by the OECD relating to private pensions.
Taking place in South Africa, the 7th Annual Forum on African Public Debt Management will focus on current priorities relating to African public debt management and bond markets.
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Prepared for the G20 Los Cabos Summit, this policy note discusses the potential for and the barriers to pension funds investing in green infrastructure projects.
This endorsement reinforces the role of the Principles as one of the key global guidance instruments on financial education and awareness and as an overarching policy instrument offering governments and public authorities non-binding international guidance and policy options in order to develop efficient national strategies for financial education.
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The incidence of perceived implicit guarantees, mostly from governments, for the debt of European banks has decreased recently after several years of increase dating from the beginning of the financial crisis. This reflects to a large extent the deterioration in the strength of the sovereigns that are seen as providing the guarantees..