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Pension Funds: Retirement-Income Security and Capital Markets: An International Perspective

E. Philip Davis

Abstract

Coping with the ageing of the population without major economic disruption is undoubtedly one of the major challenges facing the global economy and world financial markets both now and for the coming decades. In this context, this book assesses the major economic issues raised by occupational pension funds, as they have arisen in twelve OECD countries — the US, the UK, Germany, Japan, France, Italy, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands, as well as in Chile and Singapore. Particular emphasis is placed on the performance of funds in financial markets, the influenc ... More

Keywords: ageing population, global economy, financial markets, pension funds, fiscal conditions, regulatory conditions, contribution funds, developing countries

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780198293040
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293040.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

E. Philip Davis, author
Senior Economist, Bank of England; Research Associate, Financial Markets Group, London School of Economics; currently on secondment to the European Monetary Institute, Basle
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