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Chapter 10. Pension Reforms in Japan: Options for Fiscal Sustainability

Chapter 10. Pension Reforms in Japan: Options for Fiscal Sustainability »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction Japan is taking the global lead in population aging. Life expectancy at birth in the country has increased to 83 years, which is the highest in the world. The postwar ba...

Chapter 11. Providing Adequate Old-Age Pensions in the Republic of Korea

Chapter 11. Providing Adequate Old-Age Pensions in the Republic of Korea »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction Since its introduction in the 1960s, the Korean public pension system has grown rapidly. This growth has paralleled the country’s economic growth during that period. How...

Chapter 2. Public Pension Spending in Advanced and Emerging Market Economies: Past Trends and Projected Outcomes

Chapter 2. Public Pension Spending in Advanced and Emerging Market Economies: Past Trends and Projected Outcomes »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction This chapter presents historical trends in and long-term projections of public pension spending in advanced and emerging market economies. 1...

Chapter 15. Reforming Pensions to Ensure Equitable and Adequate Retirement Incomes in China

Chapter 15. Reforming Pensions to Ensure Equitable and Adequate Retirement Incomes in China »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction China is facing many challenges in its pursuit of a prosperous and harmonious society. In the presence of increased income disparity and the progressive aging of the pop...

Chapter 19. Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation

Chapter 19. Reforming the Public Pension System in the Russian Federation »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction As in many other countries, public pension reform in Russia is a key policy challenge. To combat the effects of the global financial crisis on the economy, in 2009–10 Ru...

Chapter 8 Regulating a Sovereign Wealth Fund Through an External Fund Manager

Chapter 8 Regulating a Sovereign Wealth Fund Through an External Fund Manager »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Only a short while ago, sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) were seen by many as the newest malignant instrument of state-sponsored capitalism on the global financial stage. SWFs, with large amounts of assets proj...

Chapter 12. Singapore’s Pension System: Challenges and Reform Options

Chapter 12. Singapore’s Pension System: Challenges and Reform Options »

Source: Equitable and Sustainable Pensions : Challenges and Experience

Series: Books

Author(s): Benedict Clements , Frank Eich , and Sanjeev Gupta

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 08 March 2014

ISBN: 9781616359508

Keywords: pension, pensions, benefits, pension system, retirement age

Introduction Singapore has evolved from a low-to-middle-income country to a high-income country in a relatively short period. Singapore’s economic success notwithstanding, several fa...

Chapter 10 Sovereign Wealth Fund Investment Strategies: Complementing Central Bank Investment Strategies

Chapter 10 Sovereign Wealth Fund Investment Strategies: Complementing Central Bank Investment Strategies »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

The global financial crisis has two relatively obvious implications for sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). Not only will the compression in global imbalances depress the future growth trajectories of assets unde...

Chapter 4 Sovereign Wealth Funds and Economic Policy at Home

Chapter 4 Sovereign Wealth Funds and Economic Policy at Home »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

This chapter explores the macroeconomic objectives and consequences of sovereign wealth funds (SWFs). It looks at what governments should ask SWFs to achieve, and at what might result if they are not properl...

Chapter 13 Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability: An Event-Study Analysis

Chapter 13 Sovereign Wealth Funds and Financial Stability: An Event-Study Analysis »

Source: Economics of Sovereign Wealth Funds

Series: Books

Author(s): Udaibir Das , Adnan Mazarei , and Han Hoorn

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 December 2010

ISBN: 9781589069275

Keywords: investors, bonds, investment strategies, principals, financial markets

Since the beginning of the global financial crisis in the summer of 2007, financial stability has been at the forefront of policy discussions. Sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) have become dominant players in gl...