Paris, 19-20 November 2015: Bringing together senior executives representing the world’s largest institutional investors, senior policy makers and regulators, discussions will focus on issues affecting long-term investment, including: asset allocation concepts; regulation; governance; energy and natural resources; and, brownfield and greenfield infrastructure.
Part of an exercise to measure the financial knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of adults, as well as levels of financial inclusion and indicators of financial well-being across a wide range of countries, the OECD is inviting countries to participate in an international survey. Deadline for submission: 30 September 2015.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: This Symposium will address cutting-edge issues to further integrate financial education and financial consumer protection policies with a view to enhancing financial well-being and to address the challenges and identify solutions in delivering effective financial education.
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.
20 July-20 October 2015: The OECD is inviting public comment on the draft Core Principles. Comments should be sent by 20 October 2015 to email@example.com. Comments received by that date will be made available to the public unless otherwise requested.
L’économie mondiale a cruellement besoin d’investissements plus productifs pour créer des emplois, accroître la productivité et relever des défis mondiaux comme le changement climatique. Au lieu de cela, les marchés boursiers prospèrent, ce qui malheureusement, pour de nombreux dirigeants et journalistes, revient au même.
Addis Ababa - Part of the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development, this event explored strategies to leverage Africa’s pension funds and other sources of private financing to develop Africa’s infrastructure. Ways to improve the investment climate in Africa using the recently updated Policy Framework for Investment were also be addressed.
In 2009, Zambian economist Dambisa Moyo published her book, “Dead Aid”, which shocked much of the international development community by claiming that ‘traditional’ systems of official development assistance (ODA) to Africa were not delivering, and arguing why we must find alternatives. This article looks at where we are at today.
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 intermediaries are operating in the low growth and low interest rate environment and the build-up of risks in the financial system.
L’environnement actuel, caractérisé par des taux d’intérêt faibles, pose un risque significatif pour la viabilité financière à long terme des fonds de pension et des compagnies d’assurance, qui doivent générer des rendements suffisants pour tenir leurs engagements, explique un nouveau rapport de l’OCDE.