Working Papers


24-February-2009

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Overcoming the Financial Crisis in the United States

The global financial crisis that emerged in mid 2007 has caused considerable economic disruptions in the United States and elsewhere, and exposed major flaws in the global financial system.

24-February-2009

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Financial market stability in the European Union: Enhancing regulation and supervision

Although the European authorities should be commended for the progress they have made in updating and improving frameworks and responding to the financial turmoil, more can be done.

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19-February-2009

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Working Paper 33: Licensing Regulation and the Supervisory Structure of Private Pensions: International Experience and Implications for China

In this paper we review the legal framework of private pension fund regulation and supervision in economies, including Australia, Chile, Hong Kong China, Poland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.

18-February-2009

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Financial crises: past lessons and policy implications

This overview paper examines the financial crisis in light of past country experience and economic theory and sets out some preliminary policy recommendations.

27-January-2009

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Working Paper 32: Pension Fund Investment in Infrastructure

This paper is designed as an overview piece, discussing if pension funds should invest in infrastructure on a theoretical basis, whether they do in practice, and, if not, how (and if) regulators can encourage and assist them to do so.

27-January-2009

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Working Paper 31: Pension Coverage and Informal Sector Workers: International Experiences

This paper provides an overview of selected country experiences, and provides some suggestions for governments in developing countries considering implementing their own pension reform to ensure that informal sector workers receive the retirement income they need.

27-January-2009

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Working Paper 30: Pensions in Africa

This paper discusses why the development of pension systems is important for the African region. It also looks at the current pension arrangements in selected African countries.

6-January-2009

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Working Paper 29: Ageing and the Payout Phase of Pensions, Annuities and Financial Markets

This paper reviews the impact of ageing on private pensions, in particular on the payout phase, assesses the part that annuities can play in financing retirement, and examines the role of financial markets in facilitating the allocation on assets accumulated in defined contribution pension plans

23-January-2007

English, , 290kb

Working Paper 7: Survey of Investment Choice by Pension Fund Members

This document focuses on some key analytical and policy issues regarding investment choice by pension plan/fund members in occupational defined contribution and personal pension arrangements during the accumulation stage.

16-November-2006

English

Identifying Determinants of Germany's International Price Competitiveness - A Structural VAR Approach (Economics Department Working Paper 523)

This working paper identifies the sources of changes in German international price competitiveness over the past 30 years.

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