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Turkey
			: Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues

Turkey : Recent Economic Developments and Selected Issues »

Volume/Issue: 1998/104

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 October 1998

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451838008.002

ISBN: 9781451838008

Keywords: pension, payments, prices, retirement, credit

This paper reviews economic developments in Turkey during 1994-97. Real wages increased rapidly during 1989-93, dropped sharply in 1994-95, and have since recovered modestly. Real wage flexibility stems in part fro...

United States
			: Information Note on the United States' Fiscal Data

United States : Information Note on the United States' Fiscal Data »

Volume/Issue: 2007/266

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451839708.002

ISBN: 9781451839708

Keywords: pension, financial assets, employee pension, pension funds, net present value

This paper reports on a pilot study to present the United States fiscal data in a manner consistent with the Government Finance Statistics Manual (GFSM 2001). The study incorporates cash and accrual source data in...

What Explains Private Saving in Mexico?

What Explains Private Saving in Mexico? »

Volume/Issue: 2006/191

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Andrew Swiston , and Ales Bulir

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864519.001

ISBN: 9781451864519

Keywords: private saving, Ricardian equivalence, dependency ratio, pension, domestic saving,

This paper examines the factors influencing Mexico's private saving rate. Cross-country analysis finds that Mexico's private saving is somewhat higher than could be explained by its fundamentals, but lower than in...

Can the Private Annuity Market Provide Secure Retirement Income?

Can the Private Annuity Market Provide Secure Retirement Income? »

Volume/Issue: 2004/230

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Allison Schrager , and George Mackenzie

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2004

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875539.001

ISBN: 9781451875539

Keywords: Public pension systems, individual accounts, retirement, pension, retirement income, life annuity, bond, Social Security and Public Pensions,

Annuity premiums are often assumed to be constant, although they can be expected to vary with the yield curve. Variations in premiums will become an important public policy issue as defined-contribution (DC) pensio...

Financial Market Implications of India's Pension Reform

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

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866490.001

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...

Investment Objectives of Sovereign Wealth Funds
			: A Shifting Paradigm

Investment Objectives of Sovereign Wealth Funds : A Shifting Paradigm »

Volume/Issue: 2011/19

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Iva Petrova , Jukka Pihlman , Peter Kunzel , and Yinqiu Lu

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 January 2011

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455211968.001

ISBN: 9781455211968

Keywords: Portfolio Choice, Investment and Risk Management, Government Policy and Regulation, pension, pension reserve, investment objectives, pension fund, risk management, International Finance: General, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation,

While SWF investment objectives to some extent reflect inherent characteristics, notable differences in strategic asset allocation (SAA) exist even amongst SWFs of similar types. Even so, this paper shows that the...

Pension Reform and Macroeconomic Stability in Latin America

Pension Reform and Macroeconomic Stability in Latin America »

Volume/Issue: 2007/108

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Jorge Roldos

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451866728.001

ISBN: 9781451866728

Keywords: pension, bonds, pension reform, pension fund

This paper reviews macroeconomic aspects of pension reforms in Latin America, focusing on financial market stability and fiscal sustainability. Concentration of pension fund portfolios in government bonds remains h...

Pension Reform, Financial Market Development, and Economic Growth
			: Preliminary Evidence From Chile

Pension Reform, Financial Market Development, and Economic Growth : Preliminary Evidence From Chile »

Volume/Issue: 1996/94

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Robert Holzmann

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 1996

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451950755.001

ISBN: 9781451950755

Keywords: pension, financial market, pension reform, private saving, pension funds

The Chilean pension reform of 1981, in which Chile moved from an unfunded to a funded scheme, is considered to have contributed to this country’s excellent economic performance since the mid-1980s. The paper...

Pension Reform, Private Saving, and the Current Account in a Small Open Economy

Pension Reform, Private Saving, and the Current Account in a Small Open Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2000/171

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Axel Schimmelpfennig

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2000

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451858495.001

ISBN: 9781451858495

Keywords: pension reform, saving, pension, private saving, pension system, payroll tax

The macroeconomic implications of a pension reform that substitutes a high-return fully-funded system for a low-return pay-as-you-go system are discussed in an overlapping generations, neoclassical growth model. Wi...

Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared
			: Searching for Policy Lessons

Saving in Southeast Asia and Latin America Compared : Searching for Policy Lessons »

Volume/Issue: 1997/110

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Christian Thimann , and Anuradha Dayal-Gulati

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 1997

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451853308.001

ISBN: 9781451853308

Keywords: Saving, Southeast Asia, Latin America, private saving, pension, dependency ratio, retirement, funded pension

This paper examines empirical determinants of private saving for a sample of economies in Southeast Asia and Latin America over the period 1975–95. It uses panel estimations to establish relationships betwee...