Working Papers


  • 22-June-2012

    English

    International capital mobility and financial fragility: Part 7. Enhancing Financial Stability: Country-specific evidence on Financial Account and Structural Policy Positions

    This paper brings together the results from new empirical analysis on how – under international capital mobility – financial account structure and structural policies can contribute to financial stability.

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  • 14-June-2012

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    International capital mobility and financial fragility: Part 3. How do structural policies affect financial crisis risk? Evidence from past crises across OECD and emerging economies

    This paper examines how structural policies can influence a country's risk of suffering financial turmoil.

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  • 14-June-2012

    English

    International capital mobility and financial fragility: Part 5. Do investors disproportionately shed assets of distant countries under increased uncertainty? Evidence from the global financial crisis

    The global crisis of 2008-09 went in hand with sharp fluctuations in capital flows. To some extent, these fluctuations may have been attributable to uncertainty-averse investors indiscriminately selling assets about which they had poor information, including those in geographically distant locations.

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  • 14-June-2012

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    International capital mobility and financial fragility: Part 4. Which structural policies stabilise capital flows when investors suddenly change their mind? Evidence from bilateral bank data

    The global financial crisis of 2007-09 and the ensuing sovereign debt crisis in Europe provide evidence that portfolio rebalancing of financial investors can contribute to spread financial turmoil across countries.

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  • 11-June-2012

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    Credit crises and the shortcomings of traditional policy responses

    Economic downturns which have their roots in preceding credit excesses and debt overhang have tended historically to be long lasting, whether the financial sector remained healthy or not.

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  • 30-May-2012

    English

    Ensuring stability and efficiency of the Hungarian financial sector

    Loan creation has not recovered after the crisis owing to a combination of demand and supply factors.

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  • 4-May-2012

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    Lessons from National Pensions Communication Campaigns, OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.18

    The present report focuses on the pre-campaign planning, the design, the delivery, and the monitoring and evaluation of National Pension Communication Campaigns in a range of OECD and non-OECD countries.

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  • 26-April-2012

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    Review of the Swedish National Pension Funds, OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.17

    Sweden’s National Pension Funds, responsible for 12% of Sweden’s state pension liabilities, have a fund structure that is unique among global pension reserve funds. This report analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the system and recommends how both structure and management could be improved.

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  • 20-April-2012

    English

    Current Status of National Strategies for Financial Education: A Comparative Analysis and Relevant Practices, OECD Working Papers on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.16

    In both developing and developed economies, the awareness of the importance of financial education led to the development of an increasing number of tailored national strategies for financial education. These frameworks promote a smoother and more sustainable co-operation between interested parties and stakeholders, avoid duplication of resources and allow the development of articulated and tailored roadmaps with measurable and

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  • 28-March-2012

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    Measuring Financial Literacy: Results of the OECD International Network on Financial Education (INFE) Pilot Study

    OECD Working Paper on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions, No.15: This paper presents the findings from a pilot study undertaken in 14 countries. The analysis focuses on variations in financial knowledge, behaviour and attitude across countries and within countries by socio-demographics.

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