Population ageing and the challenging economic environment, characterised by low returns, low growth and low interest rates, create serious problems for pension systems, affecting both pay-as-you-go (PAYG) financed public pensions and funded pensions.
The 2016 edition was launched in Paris on 5 December 2016 in the presence of Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General, Phyllis Borzi, Assistant Secretary of Employment to the US Department of Labor and Ambrogio Rinaldi, Director at COVIP.
News release: Design of funded private pensions needs to be improved
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Keynote address by Angel Gurría
A complementary publication on "Life Annuity Products and Their Guarantees" was released simultaneously.
Further launch events
Washington DC on 13 December 2016
In the Outlook
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Previous editions of the Pensions Outlook 2014｜2012
Fragmentation of retirement markets due to differences in life expectancy, 2016
Can pension funds and life insurance companies keep their promises?, 2015
Financial incentives and retirement savings