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Launched in 2014, this project will review the cost effectiveness of tax and other financial incentives, as well as assess the more efficient ways of using public money to increase savings for retirement, retirement income and replacement rates.
Long-term capital is in short supply and has become increasingly so since the 2008 financial crisis. This has profound implications for growth and financial stability. The OECD is exploring these issues in depth.
This report analyses insurance market statistics collected by the OECD to monitor the insurance industry’s overall performance and health. It covers all OECD countries plus selected Asian, African and Latin American countries.
English, PDF, 642kb
Pensions at a Glance 2013 - OECD and G20 Indicators: 8 Key Facts
Financial Market Trends focuses on financial markets and structural issues in the financial sector. This includes financial market regulation, bond markets and public debt management, insurance and private pensions, as well as financial statistics.
This study combines rigorous analysis with clear and easy-to-understand presentations of empirical results on pension systems in the Asia/Pacific area to inform debate on the topic.
English, PDF, 3,739kb
After showing an average negative rate of return on investment across the OECD zone in 2011, pension fund assets achieved high returns in almost all OECD countries in 2012, with a real return greater than 5% in 18 countries, according to the latest edition of Pension Markets in Focus.
French, PDF, 463kb
En 2012, les plans de retraite privés dans l’OCDE, qui représentaient au total 32 100 milliards USD, étaient proposés par des fonds de pension (67.9%), des banques et des sociétés d’investissement (18.5%), des sociétés d’assurance (12.8%) ou des employeurs les provisionnant au bilan (0.8%).
The OECD is working with the G20 encourage the flow of institutional investment towards longer-term assets, such as infrastructure and renewable energy projects, in order to strengthen the global economy and deliver more sustainable growth.