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This 3 pages paper gives highligths from Pensions at a Glance 2011 for Spain. The 2011 pension reform in Spain will significantly improve the long-term financial sustainability of Spain’s retirement-income system.
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This 3 pages paper gives highligths from Pensions at a Glance 2011 for France. Rapid population ageing and a high public spending on pensions. Like most OECD countries, France faces rapid population ageing despite having a relatively high fertility rate compared to the OECD average.
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This 3-pager document gives highligths from Pensions at a Glance 2011 for Italy. In 2010, Italy was the second oldest OECD country after Japan with only 2.6 people of working age (20-64) relative to the number of retirement age (65+) (i.e. the support ratio).
Recent reforms will still be insufficient to cover increased pension costs in the future, despite increases in retirement ages in half of OECD countries, according to a new OECD report.
One indicator of retirement behaviour that abstracts from more general factorsaffecting the level of participation rates is the average effective age at which older workers withdraw from the labour force
These country profiles describe private pension arrangements in OECD countries. This information is taken from the OECD Private Pensions Outlook 2008, published in February 2009.
These good practices provide an integrated, action-oriented framework for the identification of disaster risks, promotion of risk awareness, enhancement of prevention and loss mitigation strategies, and design of compensation arrangements.
This special report assesses the impact of the crisis on the insurance sector and reviews policy responses within OECD countries.
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This note was prepared for the Eurofi/G20 high-level seminar on the benefits and challenges of a long term perspective in financial activities, held in Paris on 17-18 February 2011. The note outlines the benefits of long-term investing to growth, sustainable development and financial stability, and the barriers which may be preventing institutional investors from acting over extended time frames.
Pensions are a major component of public expenditure, and a target for governments looking to streamline budgets. What are countries doing to manage costs at a time when populations are ageing at an accelerated pace?