Towards A New Pensions Settlement

Author: Gregg McClymont
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ISBN: 9781786607102
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This book weighs the experiences of eight nations across the Americas, Asia and Europe on early pensions processes.

Global Custody And Clearing Services

Author: R. McGill
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230592449
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The global custody product was conceived out of changes to United States pension law. Today, service providers act for clients in many countries worldwide, handling assets across 100 countries of investment. The range of services is ever more sophisticated. Measured by the value of assets held under custody, it is a multi trillion dollar industry.

Devolution And The Uk Economy

Author: David Bailey
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ISBN: 9781783486304
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An informed, insightful and intelligent analysis of the economic impact of decentralization brought about by constitutional devolution.

Work In The Digital Age

Author: Max Neufeind
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ISBN: 9781786609069
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This book sets out to explore the emerging consequences of the so called '4th Industrial Revolution for the organisation of work and welfare.

Pension Ponzi

Author: Bill Tufts
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118098730
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A look at how eighty percent of Canadians, many without their own penion plans, will be paying the pensions of the public sector workers since their plans are currently vastly underfunded.

Emerging Capital Markets And Globalization

Author: Augusto de la Torre
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821365441
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Back in the early 1990s, economists and policy makers had high expectations about the prospects for domestic capital market development in emerging economies, particularly in Latin America. Unfortunately, they are now faced with disheartening results. Stock and bond markets remain illiquid and segmented. Debt is concentrated at the short end of the maturity spectrum and denominated in foreign currency, exposing countries to maturity and currency risk. Capital markets in Latin America look particularly underdeveloped when considering the many efforts undertaken to improve the macroeconomic environment and to reform the institutions believed to foster capital market development. The disappointing performance has made conventional policy recommendations questionable, at best. 'Emerging Capital Markets and Globalization' analyzes where we stand and where we are heading on capital market development. First, it takes stock of the state and evolution of Latin American capital markets and related reforms over time and relative to other countries. Second, it analyzes the factors related to the development of capital markets, with particular interest on measuring the impact of reforms. And third, in light of this analysis, it discusses the prospects for capital market development in Latin America and emerging economies and the implications for the reform agenda.

Qualitative Methods For Health Economics

Author: Joanna Coast
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ISBN: 9781783485611
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The first text to examine the use of qualitative research methods in health economics. It introduces students to the methods and demonstrates their application in case studies.

Pensions In The Middle East And North Africa

Author: Edward Whitehouse
Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN: 9780821361856
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This is the first comprehensive assessment of pension systems in the Middle East and North Africa. While other regions—Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America, in particular—have been actively introducing reforms to their pension systems, Middle East and North African countries have lagged behind. This is explained, in part, by the common belief that, because demographics remain favorable—the countries are young and the labor force is expanding rapidly—financial problems are far in the future; as a result, pension reform does not have to be a priority in the broader policy agenda.However, the authors show that aging is not the only factor behind a financial crisis; the problem is the generosity of the current schemes. Moreover, badly designed benefit formulas and eligibility conditions introduce unnecessary economic distortions and make the systems vulnerable to adverse distributional transfers. The book does not present a general model that could solve the problems of all pension systems in Middle East and North Africa countries. Instead the authors focus on outlining a framework for guiding discussions on pension reform and making objective policy choices.This assessment will be useful for policy makers and government officials involved in pension reform in the Middle East and North Africa region.

The Settlement Of International Cultural Heritage Disputes

Author: Alessandro Chechi
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198703996
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The international practice of the past forty years shows the proliferation of a great variety of disputes concerning tangible cultural heritage. These mostly consist of inter-State and private claims about artworks stolen or illegally exported, and controversies regarding the protection of monuments and cultural spaces, not only from war-like situations, but also from non-violent processes, such as the realisation of investment projects. This book discusses whether an improvement in the manner in which these disputes are dealt with may enhance the international protection of cultural heritage.