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Pension Information: The Annual Statement at a Glance


  • Lena Larsson
  • Annika Sundén
  • Ole Settergren


The world’s allegedly shortest mail correspondence took place in 1862. The French author Victor Hugo had gone on vacation as his big novel Les miserable was published. But Hugo could not refrain himself from writing to the publisher to ask how it went. The letter read: « ? » and the publishers’ reply « ! ».

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  • Lena Larsson & Annika Sundén & Ole Settergren, 2009. "Pension Information: The Annual Statement at a Glance," OECD Journal: General Papers, OECD Publishing, vol. 2008(3), pages 131-171.
  • Handle: RePEc:oec:packab:5ksnmd7sjvxx
    DOI: 10.1787/gen_papers-v2008-art19-en

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    1. Giesecke, Matthias & Yang, Guanzhong, 2018. "Are financial retirement incentives more effective if pension knowledge is high?," Journal of Pension Economics and Finance, Cambridge University Press, vol. 17(3), pages 278-315, July.
    2. Dolls, Mathias & Doerrenberg, Philipp & Peichl, Andreas & Stichnoth, Holger, 2018. "Do retirement savings increase in response to information about retirement and expected pensions?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 158(C), pages 168-179.
    3. Dolls, Mathias & Doerrenberg, Philipp & Peichl, Andreas & Stichnoth, Holger, 2019. "Reprint of: Do retirement savings increase in response to information about retirement and expected pensions?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 171(C), pages 105-116.
    4. Mathias Dolls & Philipp Doerrenberg & Andreas Peichl & Holger Stichnoth, 2016. "Do Savings Increase in Response to Salient Information about Retirement and Expected Pensions?," NBER Working Papers 22684, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Malik, Awais & Fürstenau, Bärbel, 2023. "Pictorial Representation of Abstract Financial Concepts to Foster Financial Literacy," MPRA Paper 119517, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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