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This presentation by Adrian Blundell Wignall was made to the French Senate on 27 March 2012 in the context of their enquiry on credit rating agencies (CRAs).
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This report analyses the management of investment risk in the Chilean pension system, focusing on various risk measures that can be applied in a defined contribution context. The report also reviews Chilean regulations regarding risk management in the context of international best practices.
Discussions at the forum will focus on latest developments in global bond markets, including the impact of the financial crisis on market functioning and debt levels and other emerging issues.
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This presentation provides a selective update of the 2010 report on "Systemic Financial Crises: How to fund resolution".
La dette de la Hongrie n’a cessé de s’accroître depuis 2001 et le ratio de dette sur PIB a atteint environ 84 % fin 2011.
Cet article étudie l'existence d’une inflence significative du secteur du logement sur l'économie dans son ensemble pour les sept grands pays de l’OCDE, en utilisant la procédure d'identification agnostique d’Uhlig (2005).
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A set of supplementary questions is also available. These are tried-and-tested questions across a range of relevant topics that can be used in addition to the core questionnaire to provide more detail at the national level.
Financial literacy is recognised as an essential life-skill. On International Women’s Day, this blog discusses gender differences in financial literacy and their potential implications.
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A survey of the literature on asset price impacts on the real economy shows a much wider range of work on consumption and related wealth effects than on investment.
The potential implications of gender differences in financial literacy are far-reaching. This paper describes the findings of a review of the literature on gender differences in financial literacy with the aim to better understand their causes and consequences, as well as possible policy responses. It provides a starting point to collect further evidence, develop analytical work and case studies, and to identify areas that deserve