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Investment Solutions For East Asia's Pension Savings

Two of the most commonplace stylised facts about East Asia have to do with pension issues: the region's population is ageing fast and its household sector has high savings rates. Both ideas are int ...

Author(s) :

Frédéric Blanc-Brude, François Cocquemas, Albena Georgieva

Summary :

Two of the most commonplace stylised facts about East Asia have to do with pension issues: the region's population is ageing fast and its household sector has high savings rates. Both ideas are intuitively related: as demographic transitions occur, more individuals should save in preparation for their retirement. This paper examines the relationship between savings and retirement income in East Asia, defined as North-East Asia and Greater China (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China and Hong Kong). 

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Type : EDHEC Publication
Date : 16/05/2013
Keywords :

Institutional Investment