Each year, the OECD publishes a survey of the investment regulation of pension providers which describes the main quantitative investment regulations applied to pension funds in 90 economies. The survey questionnaire covers all types of pension plans financed via pension funds.
Launched in 2014, this project reviews the cost effectiveness of tax and other financial incentives. It assesses more efficient ways of using public money to increase savings for retirement, retirement income and replacement rates.
The Pension Policy Notes summarise the main features of countries’ pension systems and the policy challenges each of them faces and the Pension Policy Reviews provide an in-depth analysis of the different components of countries’ pension systems.
The purpose of this roundtable is to share experience among policy makers and private sector participants in Asia on the implications of COVID-19 for the insurance and retirement savings sectors, based on the policy analysis that the OECD has been developing.
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10/06/2020 - Preliminary data for 2019 show that pension funds held USD 32.3 trillion in the OECD area and USD 0.7 trillion in 29 other jurisdictions. The US exhibited the largest amount of assets in pension funds at end-2019 (USD 18.8 trillion), followed by the UK (USD 3.6 trillion), Australia (USD 1.8 trillion), Netherlands (USD 1.7 trillion), Canada (USD 1.5 trillion),Japan (USD 1.4 trillion) and Switzerland (USD 1.0 trillion).
This review assesses Peru’s pension system in its entirety, looking at both public and private, pay-as-you-go (PAYG) financed and funded pension provisions. The review then provides policy options to help tackle old-age poverty; establish a solid framework for the contributory pension system to meet its objectives.
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This policy brief analyses the impact of reforms in recent decades on pension systems, including comparisons of the pensions people starting work today can expect compared to the pensions of people who retired recently.
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27 June 2019 - Preliminary data for 2018 show an increase in gross premiums of domestic insurance companies in most countries, especially in the non-life sector.
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This paper studies the case of Turkey and suggests several tools to promote retirement planning. Section I provides a review of the traditional and behavioural policy instruments designed to promote retirement savings, along with a discussion on their effectiveness.