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Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs

Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs »

Source: Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs : Evidence for the Pension Fund Industry in Switzerland

Volume/Issue: 2007/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rene Weber , and David Gerber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865936

Keywords: asset allocation, pension system, pension, pension fund, life insurance, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper focuses on the nexus between pension funds' balance sheet liabilities, reflecting their age profile and payments obligations, and the investment behavior and costs of these funds. The context of the anal...

Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old?

Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old? »

Source: Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old?

Volume/Issue: 2009/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hunter Monroe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

ISBN: 9781451871869

Keywords: Pension systems, pension, pension fund, pension scheme, pension schemes, pension funds,

The demographic transition in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) now underway is rapid compared with international experience, and emigration is playing a particularly large role. This paper describes and...

Company Pension Plans, Stock Market Returns, and Labor Demand

Company Pension Plans, Stock Market Returns, and Labor Demand »

Source: Company Pension Plans, Stock Market Returns, and Labor Demand

Volume/Issue: 2003/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

ISBN: 9781451875287

Keywords: Company pension plans, labor demand, pension regulation, pension, pension fund, pension fund assets, pension funds, pension plans, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

With asset values falling sharply in recent years, many companies around the world are under pressure to restore the solvency of their defined-benefit pension plans. Will this lead to higher contributions? Will hig...

Consumer Confusion

Consumer Confusion »

Source: Consumer Confusion : The Choice of AFORE

Volume/Issue: 2008/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Moisés Schwartz , Enrique Domínguez , and Roberto Calderón-Colín

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

ISBN: 9781451870350

Keywords: defined contribution, individual accounts, retirement savings, consumer choice, consumer confusion, noise distribution, mark-up, pension, pension fund, pension fund managers

This paper was prepared for the World Bank 4th Annual Contractual Savings Conference (Washington DC, April 2008) co-organized by Gregorio Impavido (gimpavido@imf.org). The article shows that account transfers among...

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....

How the Financial Crisis Affects Pensions and Insurance and Why the Impacts Matter

How the Financial Crisis Affects Pensions and Insurance and Why the Impacts Matter »

Source: How the Financial Crisis Affects Pensions and Insurance and Why the Impacts Matter

Volume/Issue: 2009/151

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ian Tower , and Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2009

ISBN: 9781451872989

Keywords: pension, insurance companies, pension plans, life insurance, pension funds

This paper discusses the key sources of vulnerabilities for pension plans and insurance companies in light of the global financial crisis of 2008. It also discusses how these institutional investors transit shocks...

Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs
			: Evidence for the Pension Fund Industry in Switzerland

Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs : Evidence for the Pension Fund Industry in Switzerland »

Volume/Issue: 2007/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rene Weber , and David Gerber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451865936.001

ISBN: 9781451865936

Keywords: asset allocation, pension system, pension, pension fund, life insurance, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper focuses on the nexus between pension funds' balance sheet liabilities, reflecting their age profile and payments obligations, and the investment behavior and costs of these funds. The context of the anal...

Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old?

Can the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union Afford to Grow Old? »

Volume/Issue: 2009/38

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Hunter Monroe

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451871869.001

ISBN: 9781451871869

Keywords: Pension systems, pension, pension fund, pension scheme, pension schemes, pension funds,

The demographic transition in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) now underway is rapid compared with international experience, and emigration is playing a particularly large role. This paper describes and...

Company Pension Plans, Stock Market Returns, and Labor Demand

Company Pension Plans, Stock Market Returns, and Labor Demand »

Volume/Issue: 2003/222

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Enrica Detragiache

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2003

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451875287.001

ISBN: 9781451875287

Keywords: Company pension plans, labor demand, pension regulation, pension, pension fund, pension fund assets, pension funds, pension plans, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

With asset values falling sharply in recent years, many companies around the world are under pressure to restore the solvency of their defined-benefit pension plans. Will this lead to higher contributions? Will hig...

Consumer Confusion
			: The Choice of AFORE

Consumer Confusion : The Choice of AFORE »

Volume/Issue: 2008/177

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Moisés Schwartz , Enrique Domínguez , and Roberto Calderón-Colín

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2008

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451870350.001

ISBN: 9781451870350

Keywords: defined contribution, individual accounts, retirement savings, consumer choice, consumer confusion, noise distribution, mark-up, pension, pension fund, pension fund managers

This paper was prepared for the World Bank 4th Annual Contractual Savings Conference (Washington DC, April 2008) co-organized by Gregorio Impavido (gimpavido@imf.org). The article shows that account transfers among...