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Dealing with the new giants: rethinking the role of pension funds
Dealing with the new giants: rethinking the role of pension funds
Centre for Economic Policy Research
27 Jul 2006 WORLDWIDE Worldwide News, Surpluses and Deficits, Scheme Issues & Trends, Multinational Companies, Investment - Performance, Investment - Management, Investment - General
According to the eighth ICMB/CEPR Geneva Report on the World Economy, pension funds are becoming the largest institutional investors in global financial markets. They help individuals save for their old age and protect the value of their pensions. In so far as they improve risk sharing along time and across individuals, pension funds may also support innovation and growth in the economy. However, pension funds operate in an environment characterised by a number of serious market imperfections (poor financial education of investors and managers, informational asymmetries in the delegation of saving and portfolio management decisions, imperfect labour markets, and potential supply versus demand imbalances in financial markets).

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