Publications & Documents


  • 1-June-2010

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    2010 Conference on Terrorism Risk Insurance: Proceedings

    This document contains the proceedings from a Conference on Terrorism Risk Insurance held in Paris on 1-2 June 2010.

  • 1-June-2010

    English

    Can emerging asset price bubbles be detected?

    Bayesian Model Averaging techniques are used to analyse how robustly it is possible to identify factors that may lead to the bursting of asset price bubbles in OECD economies.

  • 1-June-2010

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    Conference on Terrorism Risk Insurance

    Specialists in terrorism insurance and disaster management re-assessed the state of terrorism insurance markets, discussed promoting awareness of terrorism risks and reviewed the status of terrorism risk insurance programmes in different countries.

  • 26-May-2010

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    Thinking beyond Basel III - Necessary solutions for capital and liquidity

    In previous studies, the OECD has identified the main hallmarks of the crisis as too-big-to-fail institutions that took on too much risk, insolvency resulting from contagion and counterparty risk, the lack of regulatory and supervisory integration, and the lack of efficient resolution regimes. This article looks at how the Basel III proposals address these issues, helping to reduce the chance of another crisis like the current one.

  • 26-May-2010

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    EO87 Chapter 6: Counter-cyclical economic policy

    Special Chapter from Economic Outlook 87, May 2010

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  • 26-May-2010

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    Counter-cyclical economic policy: Economics Department Policy Note No. 1

    OECD's recommendations on how to decide on appropriate policy in the face of an economic disturbance.

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  • 24-May-2010

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    Economy: easy credit, welfare threaten new economic crisis, warns OECD Committee chair

    Are the policies that governments have put in place to stabilise the global economy and restore growth sowing the seeds for a new economic crisis? While more welfare spending and easier credit can temporarily help to shore up economic activity, they could in the medium term make the problems that caused the current crisis worse, argues William White, chair of the OECD’s Economic Development and Review Committee.

  • 20-May-2010

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    Why sound institutions and smart regulation matter

    Speaking at a conference in Berlin, Angel Gurría says that a new architecture of financial reform together with sustainable fiscal consolidation strategies, structural reforms and efforts to explore new sources of growth will be essential to build a stronger, cleaner and fairer world economy.

  • 5-May-2010

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    4th OECD Regional Workshop on African Debt Management and Bond Markets

    Organised in Johannesburg, South Africa, on 5-7 May 2010, this workshop provide an opportunity for African countries to discuss practical market-infrastructure issues which are of major concern for debt managers in the African debt markets.

  • 29-March-2010

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    Working Paper 38: Managing investment risk in defined benefit pension funds

    This paper inquires into the forces that drive the practice of risk management at defined benefit (DB) pension funds in Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom and the United States in the aftermath of the perfect pension storm. First, pension funds’ risk management is grounded in the context of the development of modern risk management in the financial industry more general. Second, focusing solely on single-employer sponsored DB

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