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Financial Markets, Insurance and Pensions: Digitalization and Finance

This publication by OECD compiles a series of articles that focus on the impact of digitalization and technology in the areas of financial markets, insurance, and private pensions. It also discusses the tools and policies needed to ensure that the challenges posed by digitalization result in better outcomes and better management of the risks involved. …
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World Social Protection Report 2014-15

The International Labour Organization (ILO) has just presented the latest social security trends in the report “World Social Protection Report 2014/15: Building economic recovery, inclusive development and social justice”. According to the study more than 70 per cent of the world population is not adequately covered by social protection. The report looks at different social …
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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 …
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Pension Reform in the EU

The European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) has just published the report, “Social partners’ involvement in pension reform in the EU.” The reform of pension systems is arguably one of the key challenges for social policy in Europe in the context of demographic change. In recent years, the issue has …
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El Reparto y la Capitalización en las Pensiones Españolas

The Edad & Vida Foundation and Zurich have presented a new study produced by IESE professors Antonio Argandoña and Javier Díaz-Giménez. The study analyzes the sustainability and future of Spanish pensions. It includes a broad overview of pension systems in general as well as lessons drawn from some of the best capitalization and distribution systems …
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The Best Places to Retire in the World

Norway ranks 1st worldwide in terms of the retirement security of its citizens, according to a new annual index compiled by Natixis Global Asset Management (NGAM). Switzerland and Luxembourg trail in second and third place, respectively. The Natixis Global Retirement Index gauges how well retired citizens live in 150 nations, based on measures of health, material …
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Developing Future Social Protection Systems Retirement Income

The World Economic Forum has just published the report, “Developing Future Social Protection Systems Retirement Income”. Developed countries and emerging markets alike are facing substantial challenges as a result of changing demographics, fiscal constraints, economic instability and volatile financial markets. It is apparent that there is a need not only to address the long-term problems …
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The Pensions Outlook 2012

The OECD has just published “The Pensions Outlook 2012”. According to the report, governments will need to raise retirement ages gradually to address increasing life expectancy in order to ensure that their national pension systems are both affordable and adequate. At a time of heightened global economic uncertainty, such reforms can also play a crucial …
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The Political Economy of Reform

The OECD Economics Department has just launched a new report, “The Political Economy of Reform: Lessons from Pensions, Product Markets and Labour Markets in Ten OECD Countries.” The study examines why some policy reforms get implemented while others languish, by examining 20 structural reform efforts in 10 OECD countries over the past 20 years. The …
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