China needs to make wide-ranging changes in the way it runs its public and private sectors if it is to continue on a stable growth path leading to full integration into the world economy, according to a new report from the OECD.
This publication compiles papers and reports from an OECD conference on catastrophic risks and insurance held in 2004. The combination of leading academic analysis, and information and experience sharing by governments and private sector representatives involved in the financial management of catastrophe risks, makes this publication a
Who should compensate the losses stemming from new forms of terrorism? To what extent and under what conditions can insurers and reinsurers continue to cover this exposure? Could financial markets provide additional capacity? Should governments be called upon to participate in the financial coverage of terrorism risk?
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Because funded arrangements are likely to play an increasingly important role in delivering retirement income security in many countries, and because the investment of pension assets will increasingly affect securities markets in future years, the availability of an accurate, comprehensive, comparable and up-to-date body of international statistics is a necessary tool for policy-makers, regulators and market participants. This first
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Principles and Good Practices for Financial Education and Awareness, OECD, 2005
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This book presents classification schemes approved by OECD countries for pension plans and pension funds. In addition, it includes a glossary of terminology frequently used in discussions of pensions. This book is presented in both English and in French, and is designed to be a practical tool for those working in the field.
Organised by OECD and IOPS, this conference took place on 27-28 April 2005 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Discussions on pension policy are often unnecessarily complicated by misunderstandings over basic definitions. Therefore, one of the first tasks of the OECD Working Party on Private Pensions was the creation of a classification of private pension systems that was applicable worldwide. The classification contains a separate glossary of terms used in the private pensions field.
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The Working Party on Private Pensions has developed this glossary with a view to developing a common understanding and vocabulary.
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Developed by the OECD Insurance Committee, this checklist was adopted by the OECD Council on 15 December 2004.