After more than two decades of progress in market reforms and trade and investment liberalisation, the entry of China into the World Trade Organisation marks a new era for its integration into the world economy. Drawing on the experiences of OECD...
This compendium brings together a wide range of material from OECD's accumulated work and experience in the insurance and private pensions fields, including guidelines, best practice recommendations, comparative surveys, analytical data, reports...
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Chapter 4 of OECD Economic Outlook No. 70. Trends in saving and investment rates have emerged as an issue.
Private schemes and operators are playing a growing role in pension systems. This trend is likely to intensify in future years as governments come to face the consequences of ageing populations on their public pension systems. Already in most OEC...
The OECD principles for the regulation of investments by insurance companies and pension funds, approved in 1999 by the Insurance Committee, are one of the first steps in the direction of setting guidelines and standards for the private pension i...
The Working Party has launched a comprehensive data collection project covering the regulatory and supervisory practices in all its Member countries. The first stage of this project is the development of a common methodology for collecting this i...
Private schemes and operators are playing a growing role in pension systems. This trend is likely to intensify in future years as governments come to face the consequences of ageing populations on their public pension systems. Already in most O...
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This document is Book 2, Part 1, 3)a of the Insurance and Private Pensions Compendium for Emerging Economies.
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OECD Economic Outlook No. 68, Chapter 6. This chapter examines the role of house prices in influencing private consumption and residential investment in OECD countries.
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Chapter 8 of the OECD Economic Outlook No. 67. Across the OECD area, many central banks are in the process of monetary policy tightening. Current high asset values are an additional and important part of the information set for policy decisions. In several countries, despite recent setbacks,equity market prices have reached heights that would have been considered most unlikely several years ago. More recently, real estate prices in