Climate change is giving rise to diverse risks, ranging from changing incidences of tropical diseases to increased risks of drought, varying widely in their potential severity, frequency and predictability. Governments must integrate the management of these climate risks into policy making if they are to successfully adapt to a changing climate. Economic analysis has a vital role to play in supporting these efforts, by identifying
The first edition of this new flagship publication will be launched in Paris on 24 June 2015. It looks at the way in which companies, banks, institutional investors and shadow banking entities are operating in the low growth and low interest rate environment and the build-up of risks in the financial system.
The health systems we enjoy today, and expected medical advances in the future, will be difficult to finance from public resources without major reforms. Public health spending in OECD countries has grown rapidly over most of the last half century. These spending increases have contributed to important progress in population health: for example, life expectancy at birth has increased, rising on average by ten years since 1970. The
Singapore, 28 May 2015: This roundtable will focus on key themes related to G20 work this year, including how policymakers and investors can facilitate private sector infrastructure financing, the development of infrastructure as an asset class, and issues related to the regulation of long-term investment, as well as on recently launched initiatives (G20 Global Infrastructure Hub.
The OECD Green Investment Financing Forum promotes dialogue between public and private sector towards the mobilisation of private investment financing for low carbon and climate-resilient infrastructure.
Published annually, Pension Markets in Focus reports on the role and functioning of private pension arrangements in OECD and non-OECD countries. It identifies trends in private pension financial indicators such as asset growth, investment strategies, rate of returns, and solvency, as well as providing a cross-country evaluation of the extent of the coverage of private pension systems.
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In this issue of "Pension Funds in Figures", preliminary data and early estimates for 2014 show that pension funds’ assets exceeded USD 25 trillion in OECD countries. The largest increases are found in Estonia, Korea, Luxembourg and Turkey, where pension funds’ assets rose by more than 20% compared to...
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.
The OECD Trust and Business (TNB) Project is a multidisciplinary and multi-stakeholder initiative that bridges the gap between international rules and standards for business and their implementation.
The 2015 OECD-GFLEC symposium is addressing financial literacy for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and harnessing financial education to spur entrepreneurship and innovation.