Working Papers


  • 4-February-2009

    English

    Pensions, Purchasing-Power Risk, Inflation and Indexation (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 77)

    The rapid rise in inflation in 2006-07 has attracted attention – once again – both to how pensions systems should react to changes in prices, and to how they do so in practice...

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  • 27-January-2009

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    Working Paper 30: Pensions in Africa

    This paper discusses why the development of pension systems is important for the African region. It also looks at the current pension arrangements in selected African countries.

  • 27-January-2009

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    Working Paper 32: Pension Fund Investment in Infrastructure

    This paper is designed as an overview piece, discussing if pension funds should invest in infrastructure on a theoretical basis, whether they do in practice, and, if not, how (and if) regulators can encourage and assist them to do so.

  • 27-January-2009

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    Working Paper 31: Pension Coverage and Informal Sector Workers: International Experiences

    This paper provides an overview of selected country experiences, and provides some suggestions for governments in developing countries considering implementing their own pension reform to ensure that informal sector workers receive the retirement income they need.

  • 6-January-2009

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    Working Paper 29: Ageing and the Payout Phase of Pensions, Annuities and Financial Markets

    This paper reviews the impact of ageing on private pensions, in particular on the payout phase, assesses the part that annuities can play in financing retirement, and examines the role of financial markets in facilitating the allocation on assets accumulated in defined contribution pension plans

  • 7-November-2008

    English

    Filling the Pension Gap: Coverage and Value of Voluntary Retirement Savings (OECD Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers No. 69)

    The current generation of workers can expect lower pension benefits in retirement than the current generation of pensioners. Private, voluntary pension savings will therefore play a greater role in providing for old age. This paper calculates the size of the “pension gap”.

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  • 23-January-2007

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    Working Paper 7: Survey of Investment Choice by Pension Fund Members

    This document focuses on some key analytical and policy issues regarding investment choice by pension plan/fund members in occupational defined contribution and personal pension arrangements during the accumulation stage.

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