Securing pensions on the capital market - a wrong approach?

The financial market crisis had a massive impact on "funded" pensions. Although the crash was followed by a recovery, the fragility of the financial markets remains a significant risk. Against this background and given the persistence of low interest rates, the shift to "capital cover" also turns out to be problematic in the long term.

David Mum / Erik Türk

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung 2017

Graphic: FES Georgia

Securing pensions on the capital market - a wrong approach?

The financial market crisis had a massive impact on "funded" pensions. Although the crash was followed by a recovery, the fragility of the financial...

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Chronic poverty and income inequality in Georgia : Economic-statistical research

Poverty alleviation remains one of the key challenges for Georgia, as for any sovereign country. According to our calculations, in 2016, every seventh...

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The present stand and the matters of further development of practical exercise of the basic rights and freedoms of the human being and the citizen stipulated by Chapter 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Armenia

How can you defend your social rights in the practice?

In the framework of the joint project of the Armenian Association of International Law and FES...

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