Tag Archives: Retirement

Working Conditions of Workers of Different Ages

Eurofound has recently published the Working conditions of workers of different ages report. Demographic change is changing the face of working life across the EU. The increased demand on a shrinking pool of workers to provide for the social needs of an ageing population is leading to increases in the employment rate of older workers …
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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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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 Future of retirement

HSBC’s The Future of Retirement program has just published the report, “The Power of Planning”, based on interviews with more than 17,000 people in 17 countries. The report surveyed financial trendsetters of working age who tend to be more educated than average, live in urban areas and have greater access to the internet. According to …
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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 …
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