Pension news online
With ageing and pressure on public finances, monitoring the pensions market has become an important task for policymakers. The market is vast: in 2006 the total OECD funded pensions market was valued at some $24.6 trillion, with a ratio of OECD pension fund assets to OECD GDP of nearly 73% in 2006, and above 100% in a few countries.
For further detail, readers can access frequently requested pension statistics from the Global Pension Statistics database, available under the item “Online statistics database” at www.oecd.org/daf/pensions/gps. See also www.oecd.org/daf/pensions
A number of other online newsletters are also available, including the International Transport Forum newsletter, at www.internationaltransportforum.org; the Investment newsletter, at www.oecd.org/daf/investment; plus two on development, DAC News at www.oecd.org/dac and the Financing Development newsletter, at www.oecd.org/dev/newsletters
©OECD Observer No. 264/265, December 2007-January 2008
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