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Kingdom of the Netherlands-Netherlands :, Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation: Technical Note on Pensions Sector Issues

The recent crisis and interest rate declines have put the financial sustainability of the Dutch occupational pension system under severe strain. The benefit-cutting measures have been received by the public as an unexpected and almost unknown option inherent in the pension contracts. Adding to the strain on the pension funds is an unexpected increment in the longevity of the Dutch population. The transparency and risk-sensitive framework of pension funds regulation has brought the question of the sustainability of the Dutch pension system
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; Glossary; I. Summary and Conclusions; Tables; 1. Company Sponsored Pension Plans; II. Recommendations; III. The Pension System; A. Overview; The global position of the Dutch pension system; 2. The Melbourne Mercer Pension Index; The structure of the pension system; 3. Melbourne Mercer Pension System Rating; 4. The Global Aging Preparedness Index; B. The First Pillar; Framework of the First Pillar; Financing of the AOW; Vulnerabilities and issues of the First Pillar pension scheme; 5. AOW Finances; 6. AOW-Expenditure; C. Second Pillar; Framework of the system; Figures
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non fiction
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1 online resource (32 p.)
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