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Local currency bond markets play an important role in improving the resilience of the domestic economy and financial systems. This diagnostic framework provides a tool for analysing the state of development and efficiency of local currency bond markets in emerging and developing economies.
Jointly developed by the IMF, World Bank, EBRD, and the OECD, this report analyses the main elements necessary to deepen domestic bond markets in emerging and developing economies.
Each year, the OECD publishes a survey of the Investment Regulation of Pension Funds which describes the main quantitative investment regulations applied to pension funds in OECD and IOPS countries. The survey questionnaire covers all types of pension plans financed via pension funds.
In-depth analysis from the OECD addresses the financial market dimension of sovereign debt challenges to assist policy makers in designing, adopting, and implementing appropriate policies.
This regional seminar in Montevideo, Uruguay, focused on the monitoring and transparency of insurance markets in Latin America through the provision of sound insurance statistics and indicators, regionally and globally.
These high-level principles are intended to help governments facilitate and promote long-term investment by institutional investors, particularly among institutions such as pension funds, insurers and sovereign wealth funds, that typically have long duration liabilities and consequently can consider investments over a long period.
This report provides a survey of disaster risk financing practices within APEC, including implementation challenges and key priorities for future work. It constitutes the first step towards promoting effective and widespread implementation of the G20/OECD Methodological Framework in the APEC region and beyond in the area of disaster risk financing.
At their meetings on 19-20 September 2013, APEC Finance Ministers welcomed a survey report prepared by the OECD on disaster risk financing practices in the Asia Pacific region.
What’s the most depressing book you’ve ever read? I sniggered at Jude the Obscure until I got bored, and I felt that the eponymous little twerp in The Sorrows of Young Werther was lucky his girlfriend didn’t blow his brains out for him. So imagine my surprise to find a book published by the OECD of all people that touched me deeply....
Both women and men need to be sufficiently financially literate to effectively participate in economic activities and to take appropriate financial decisions for themselves and their families, but women often have less financial knowledge and lower access to formal financial products than men. Women therefore have specific and additional financial literacy needs.