Tag Archives: Pension systems

Overcoming Vulnerabilities of Pension Systems

During the last twenty years pension schemes have been reformed in most OECD countries to cope with the demographic trend towards ageing populations. However, more efforts are needed to ensure the long run financial sustainability of pension schemes while preserving pension adequacy. The paper “Overcoming Vulnerabilities of Pension Systems” examines the vulnerability of pension systems, …
Continue reading

Pensions at a Glance 2013

The OECD has just published the report, “Pensions at a Glance 2013.” According to the study, recent reforms of pension systems have helped to contain the rise in future cost resulting from ageing populations and increasing life expectancy. Governments now need to do more to encourage people to work longer and save more for their …
Continue reading

The Future of Pensions in the EU

The European Commission has just published the “Green Paper: Towards Adequate, Sustainable and Safe European Pension Systems”, a consultation document that poses a series of questions inviting all interested parties to contribute views, opinions and ideas on confronting the pension challenge and how the EU can contribute to the solutions. The Green Paper takes an …
Continue reading