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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...

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks »

Source: The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks

Volume/Issue: 2006/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Blancher , François Haas , John Kiff , Oksana Khadarina , Paul Mills , Parmeshwar Ramlogan , William Lee , Yoon Sook Kim , Todd Groome , and Shinobu Nakagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

ISBN: 9781451864779

Keywords: Risk transfer, insurance markets, supervision and regulation, pension, health care, life insurance, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The paper discusses the limits to market-based risk transfer in the financial system and the implications for the management of systemic long-term financial risks. Financial instruments or markets to transfer and b...

Regulatory Lessons from the Crisis of Costa Rica's Mutual Fund Industry

Regulatory Lessons from the Crisis of Costa Rica's Mutual Fund Industry »

Source: Regulatory Lessons from the Crisis of Costa Rica's Mutual Fund Industry

Volume/Issue: 2006/288

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Ana Carvajal

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2006

ISBN: 9781451865486

Keywords: collective investment schemes, investors, mutual fund, regulatory framework, pension, Corporation and Securities Law, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

In 2004, the mutual fund industry of Costa Rica experienced a massive run by investors that reduced the industry to half its size in a month. This paper explores how weaknesses in the regulatory framework played a...

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...

Market Discipline and Conflicts of Interest Between Banks and Pension Funds

Market Discipline and Conflicts of Interest Between Banks and Pension Funds »

Source: Market Discipline and Conflicts of Interest Between Banks and Pension Funds

Volume/Issue: 2011/282

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Adolfo Barajas , and Mario Catalan

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 December 2011

ISBN: 9781463926632

Keywords: conflicts of interest, institutional investors, market discipline, pension, pension fund, pension fund management, private pension funds, Financial Institutions And Services, Corporate Finance And Governance,

We study the behavior of private pension funds as large depositors in a banking system. Using panel data analysis, we examine whether, and if so how, pension funds influence market discipline in Argentina in the pe...

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...

Governance and Fund Management in the Chinese Pension System

Governance and Fund Management in the Chinese Pension System »

Source: Governance and Fund Management in the Chinese Pension System

Volume/Issue: 2009/246

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Yu-Wei Hu , Gregorio Impavido , and Xiaohong Li

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 November 2009

ISBN: 9781451873931

Keywords: Public pensions, Fund Management, Governance, pension, social security, asset managers, pension funds, pension system, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Corporate Finance and Governance: Government Policy and Regulation

The Chinese pension system is highly fragmented and decentralized, with governance standards, pension fund management practices, their regulation and supervision varying considerably both across the funded componen...

Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer

Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer »

Source: Stress Tests for Defined Benefit Pension Plans - A Primer

Volume/Issue: 2011/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Gregorio Impavido

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2011

ISBN: 9781455216765

Keywords: Key Words: Defined benefit plans, pension mathematics, FSAP, retirement, benefits, pension, retirement age, salary, General Financial Markets: General (includes Measurement and Data), Financial Institutions and Services: General

Stress testing is a useful and increasingly popular, yet sometimes misunderstood, method of analyzing the resilience of financial systems to adverse events. This paper aims to help demystify stress tests and illust...

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...

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks

The Limits of Market-Based Risk Transfer and Implications for Managing Systemic Risks »

Volume/Issue: 2006/217

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Nicolas Blancher , François Haas , John Kiff , Oksana Khadarina , Paul Mills , Parmeshwar Ramlogan , William Lee , Yoon Sook Kim , Todd Groome , and Shinobu Nakagawa

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 October 2006

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451864779.001

ISBN: 9781451864779

Keywords: Risk transfer, insurance markets, supervision and regulation, pension, health care, life insurance, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, Financial Institutions and Services: General, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation, Social Security and Public Pensions,

The paper discusses the limits to market-based risk transfer in the financial system and the implications for the management of systemic long-term financial risks. Financial instruments or markets to transfer and b...