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Demographics, Pension Systems and the Saving-Investment Balance

Demographics, Pension Systems and the Saving-Investment Balance »

Source: Demographics, Pension Systems and the Saving-Investment Balance

Volume/Issue: 2018/265

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hua Chai , and Jun Il Kim

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 December 2018

ISBN: 9781484385876

Keywords: Capital flows, Foreign exchange, Current account, Aging, Investment, Pensions, Private savings, Public sector savings, Demographic indicators, demographics

This paper studies the effect of demographic change on national saving, global interest rates, and international capital flows, focusing on the role of the public pension system. We develop a small open economy ove...

The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa »

Source: The Economic Consequences of HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa

Volume/Issue: 2002/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Markus Haacker

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2002

ISBN: 9781451845709

Keywords: HIV/AIDS, Health, Government Expenditures, Economic Growth, Southern Africa, aids, hiv, mortality rates, health services, National Government Expenditures and Health

The paper provides an analysis of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector, public education, the supply of labor and the returns to training in nine Southern African countries. Drawing on the preceding sections...

The Effects of Dividend Taxes on Equity Prices

The Effects of Dividend Taxes on Equity Prices »

Source: The Effects of Dividend Taxes on Equity Prices : A Re-examination of the 1997 U.K. Tax Reform

Volume/Issue: 2007/204

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Stephen Bond , Alexander Klemm , and Michael Devereux

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

ISBN: 9781451867688

Keywords: Tax reform, dividends, stock market, investors, pension, pension funds, tax rate, tax rates,

We re-examine the extent to which personal taxes on dividends are capitalized into the equity prices of domestic firms, using data from around the time of the 1997 U.K. dividend tax reform, which removed a signific...

Efficiency and Performance of Bulgarian Private Pensions

Efficiency and Performance of Bulgarian Private Pensions »

Source: Efficiency and Performance of Bulgarian Private Pensions

Volume/Issue: 2008/268

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2008

ISBN: 9781451871265

Keywords: Private pensions, second pillar, pension, pension funds, pension fund, pension fund assets, voluntary pension,

This paper analyzes the performance of the Bulgarian private defined contribution pensions in the second and third pillars of the pension system....

Electoral System and Public Spending

Electoral System and Public Spending »

Source: Electoral System and Public Spending

Volume/Issue: 2001/22

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Roberto Perotti , Massimo Rostagno , and Gian Milesi-Ferretti

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2001

ISBN: 9781451843972

Keywords: electoral rules, proportionality, public spending, transfers, electoral system, electoral systems, voter, voting, government spending, Structure

We study the effects of electoral institutions on the size and composition of public expenditure in OECD and Latin American countries. We present a model emphasizing the distinction between purchases of goods and s...

Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries

Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries »

Source: Ensuring Fiscal Sustainability in G-7 Countries

Volume/Issue: 2007/187

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Daniel Leigh , David Hauner , and Michael Skaarup

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2007

ISBN: 9781451867510

Keywords: general equilibrium models, pension, public debt, health care, Genenral Equilibrium Models,

Rising longevity, falling fertility rates, and the retirement of the baby boom generation will substantially raise age-related government spending in most advanced and many emerging market countries. This paper ass...

Equity and Private Debt Markets in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Equity and Private Debt Markets in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic »

Source: Equity and Private Debt Markets in Central America, Panama, and the Dominican Republic

Volume/Issue: 2007/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hemant Shah , Jorge Chan-Lau , Geoffrey Bannister , Ana Carvajal , and Ivan Guerra

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2007

ISBN: 9781451868517

Keywords: equity, securitization, securities regulation, pension, pension funds, mutual funds, securities exchange,

This study focuses on equity, private debt, and asset-backed securities markets in Central America. These markets are generally under-developed throughout the region due to several structural problems, economic and...

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy tools, and Tax Reform: A Review

Factors Affecting Saving, Policy tools, and Tax Reform: A Review »

Source: Factors Affecting Saving, Policy tools, and Tax Reform : A Review

Volume/Issue: 1989/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 23 May 1989

ISBN: 9781451972757

Keywords: private saving, tax reform, retirement, pension, pensions

This paper reviews the literature on factors which affect saving and capital formation in industrialized countries. Problems of measurement are briefly examined. Evidence of the effect on the rate of saving of real...

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform »

Source: Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

Volume/Issue: 2007/85

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Helene Poirson Ward

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2007

ISBN: 9781451866490

Keywords: pension, bonds, pension funds, pension fund, pension reform, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

India's planned pension reform will set up a proper regulatory framework for the pension industry and open up the sector to private fund managers. Drawing on international experiences, the paper highlights pre-cond...

Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund

Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund »

Source: Financial Sustainability and Reform Options for the Albanian Pension Fund

Volume/Issue: 2001/47

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Volker Treichel

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 April 2001

ISBN: 9781451846645

Keywords: Parametric reforms of pension funds, multi-pillar reforms, pension, pension fund, benefits, retirement age, pensions,

This paper studies the financial sustainability of the Albanian pension fund and assesses possible options for its reform. The paper concludes that the pension fund is not sustainable in its current form and propos...