Pensions Documents

13.09.2017 | D. Stanko & B. Asgrimsson | IOPS

This paper investigates the approach and the methodology used for supervising private pension funds’ investment management practices and activities, with a focus on non-traditional investment (such as hedge funds, currency, commodities, structured...

05.07.2017 | F. Stewart, R. Despalins and I. Remizova | The World Bank

The potential for pension funds to contribute to capital markets and thereby economic growth has been argued on a theoretical basis and demonstrated empirically. However, reforms fostering the development of funded pension systems have not had the...

15.04.2017 | K. Maurer | BMZ, GIZ

Infrastructure development is key to reaching the sustainable development goals. Africa needs to invest some US$ 135 billion every year into economic and social infrastructure to keep pace with the growing population. This desk study has been...

31.03.2017 | A.N.R. Sy | Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings

This report explores the key issues surrounding pension funds as a source of financing for African infrastructure and makes a compelling case for reforming the continent’s pension schemes so they can serve as an integral component of the global...

01.03.2017 | Z. Majoka and R. Palacios | The World Bank

This paper uses the FINDEX and administrative data to estimate the gender, age and income composition of workers covered by a mandated pension scheme in a large number of developing countries. We find that the pension coverage gender gap is around...

30.11.2016 | A. M. Schwarz and M. Abels | The World Bank

The paper summarizes the main factors behind the projected increase civil service pension costs in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It discusses the benefits and potential downsides to unifying civil service and national pension systems, drawing on...

31.10.2016 | M. Abels and M. U. Guven | The World Bank

The paper summarizes key design characteristics and performance indicators of national and civil service pension schemes in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). It is intended to serve as a resource in pension reform efforts in the region. The note delivers an...

30.09.2016 | Central Bank of Nigeria | Central Bank of Nigeria

The June 2016 Financial Stability Report reviews developments in the global and domestic economies. In the first half of 2016, the continued slowdown in the domestic economy, coupled with sluggish recovery in the global economy, portended increased...

08.09.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

his report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

06.07.2016 | MFW4A | MFW4A

This report covers the first year of MFW4A’s 2015-2017 strategy and its portfolio of initiatives. The strategy was shaped by extensive consultations with our governance bodies and other stakeholders, and builds on our successes while integrating...

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