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Iceland: Selected Issues

Iceland: Selected Issues »

Source: Iceland : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2013/257

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. European Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 07 August 2013

ISBN: 9781484329979

Keywords: capital outflows, pension, pension funds, capital account liberalization

This Selected Issues paper analyses the impact of a potential rebalancing of Icelandic residents' investment portfolios as capital controls are lifted. It applies optimal portfolio theory to calculate the potential...

Portugal

Portugal »

Source: Portugal : Technical Assistance Report: Rethinking the State-Selected Expenditure Reform Options

Volume/Issue: 2013/6

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Fiscal Affairs Dept.

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 09 January 2013

ISBN: 9781475557305

Keywords: pension, pension spending, pension system, retirement

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Pension Privatization and Country Risk1

Pension Privatization and Country Risk1 »

Source: Pension Privatization and Country Risk

Volume/Issue: 2008/195

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Alfredo Cuevas , Maria Gonzalez , Arnoldo López-Marmolejo , and Davide Lombardo

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 August 2008

ISBN: 9781451870534

Keywords: Pension Reform, Transition Costs, pension, current account, current account balance,

This paper explores how privatizing a pension system can affect sovereign credit risk. For this purpose, it analyzes the importance that rating agencies give to implicit pension debt (IPD) in their assessments of s...

Chile: Selected Issues

Chile: Selected Issues »

Source: Chile : Selected Issues

Volume/Issue: 2005/316

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 September 2005

ISBN: 9781451951615

Keywords: pension system, replacement rates, replacement rate, pension funds, social protection

This Selected Issues paper on Chile assesses the long-term outlook of Chile's private pension system. The paper provides an overview of Chile's recent experience with public-private partnerships (PPPs), focusing on...

International Evidenceon the Determinants of Private Saving

International Evidenceon the Determinants of Private Saving »

Source: International Evidenceon the Determinants of Private Saving

Volume/Issue: 1995/51

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Paul Masson , Tamim Bayoumi , and Hossein Samiei

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 May 1995

ISBN: 9781451847055

Keywords: private saving, terms of trade, dependency ratio, per capita income, output growth

A broad set of possible determinants of private saving behavior is examined, using data for a large sample of industrial and developing countries. Both time-series and cross-section estimates are obtained. Results...

Ukraine

Ukraine »

Source: Ukraine : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/21

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 24 January 2005

ISBN: 9781451839050

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, pension funds, state pension

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Ukraine

Ukraine »

Source: Ukraine : Statistical Appendix

Volume/Issue: 2005/417

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2005

ISBN: 9781451839081

Keywords: law, pension, pension fund, water transport, pensions

In recent years, the IMF has released a growing number of reports and other documents covering economic and financial developments and trends in member countries. Each report, prepared by a staff team after discuss...

Republic of Lithuania

Republic of Lithuania »

Source: Republic of Lithuania : Financial System Stability Assessment: Update

Volume/Issue: 2008/137

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 22 April 2008

ISBN: 9781451824162

Keywords: banking, pension, pension funds, deposit insurance, banking sector

Lithuania's catch-up toward the European average has been impressive. This success has been coupled with the emergence of macroeconomic imbalances. The dominance of foreign-owned banks in the banking system constit...

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...

The Macroeconomic Effects of Migration from the New European Union Member States to the United Kingdom

The Macroeconomic Effects of Migration from the New European Union Member States to the United Kingdom »

Source: The Macroeconomic Effects of Migration from the New European Union Member States to the United Kingdom

Volume/Issue: 2007/61

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Dora Iakova

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2007

ISBN: 9781451866254

Keywords: new EU member states, free labor movement, dependency ratio, labor income, labor force, retirement, birth, Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production

The United Kingdom allowed workers from the ten new European Union member countries immediate access to its labor market after the accession in 2004. This paper uses a general equilibrium framework to explore the d...