This report gives an overview of private pension systems worldwide and outlines latest developments. It assesses the amount of assets in funded and private pension plans, describes the way these assets are invested in financial markets, and looks at how investments have performed over time.Read more
01/12/2022 - The 2022 edition focuses on describing best practices for developing mortality tables and providing policy guidance on how to design, implement and continue the operation of non-guaranteed lifetime retirement income arrangements.Read more
This publication analyses the impact COVID-19 has had on asset-backed pension arrangements and the main policies countries have implemented in response to date. It then presents policy guidelines to help strengthen asset-backed pension arrangements and improve retirement outcomes in a post-COVID world. The publication also discusses the short- and long-term impact of COVID-19 on mortality, and the role that assets earmarked for retirement could play in the post-COVID recovery.Read more
We review funded and private pension systems across the world, analyse policy and technical issues, formulate policy recommendations and promote international policy dialogue.
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Annual survey on financial incentives for retirement savings
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OECD-ADBI-IRDAI Roundtable on Insurance and Retirement Savings in Asia 2023
1 December 2022 - Every two years, the OECD Pensions Outlook provides an analysis of the main policy issues affecting pensions in OECD countries and assesses trends in retirement income systems. It discusses policy initiatives for strengthening the sustainability and resilience of pension systems, funded private pension systems in particular.
The Spanish Parliament has amended the law regulating pension plans and funds with a view to expanding access to occupational pension plans to all workers. The OECD, the EC and the Spanish Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration have partnered to develop policy guidance on how best to implement this legislation.
This annual 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.
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10 June 2022 - A second year into COVID-19, pension fund assets continued to grow in almost all reporting jurisdictions, rising by over 8% in the OECD area and nearly 2% in other reporting jurisdictions in 2021, according to indicators based on preliminary data for 2021. Read more.