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The Pension Challenge

Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

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This book, the first in a new series produced by the Pension Research Council of the Wharton School in collaboration with Oxford University Press, explores ways to enhance retirement security in a volatile financial environment. Mitchell and Smetters begin by assessing the myriad retirement risks confronting employees, retirees, employers, and governments, and it shows how stakeholders can work to reinvent pensions that perform well in a competitive global setting. Contributors then indicate how pension systems can be better designed to help protect against these risks. Of special interest is a discussion of new financial products and structures to meet and manage challenges to old-age security. Examples considered include pension investment guarantees and hedges, adapting catastrophe bonds to the pension context, and key regulatory structures and portfolio requirements designed to protect unwary or unwitting pension participants. The contributors draw important lessons for a wide range of countries, drawing from both developed and developing market experiences. Contributors include world-famous finance experts and risk management faculty, development economists, pension regulators, and pension consultants. 001 0198285930 LDEP The Lindahl Lectures, inaugurated by the University of Uppsala on Monetary and Fiscal Policy, are given every two years in honour of Erik Lindahl, a distinguished Swedish economist. Tax Reform and the Cost of Capital, the first set of lectures in the series, surveys the new theoretical links between monetary theory and public finance. The book is divided into three sections: the cost of capital; the cost of elasticities and the costs of reform; and the trade-off between equity and efficiency.

Author Biography

Olivia S. Mitchell is Executive Director of the Pension Research Council, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania , and also a research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. Her academic research explores private and public insurance, risk management, public finance and labour markets, and compensation and pensions, with a US and an international focus. Previously she taught at Cornell University, visited Harvard University and the University of New South Wales, served on the Us Department of Labor's ERISA Advisory Council, and served as a Board Member for Alexander and Alexander services, Inc. She recently served on President Bush's Commission to Strengthen Social Security. She received her PhD in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kent Smetters is an Assistant Professor in the Insurance and Risk Management Department at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Previously he worked at the Congressional Budget Office, visited the Stanford Economics Department, and served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy of the US Treasury. His research interests include intergenerational risk sharing within households. He received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2003
Contributors
Edited by Kent Smetters Edited by Olivia S. Mitchell
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
numerous line drawings and tables
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Pages
362
Dimensions
165x244x25
ISBN-13
9780199266913
Product ID
1858761

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