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Pension Time Bomb: Boon or Bane for Asset Managers?




This short piece discusses the risks currently inherent within both European and U.S. pension markets and provides prescriptive suggestions as to how they could be alleviated. It further highlights the potential opportunities the solutions currently being considered to solve this problem could provide third party asset management firms.

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  • Shojai, Shahin & Feiger, George & Matthynssens, Pedro, 2003. "Pension Time Bomb: Boon or Bane for Asset Managers?," Journal of Financial Transformation, Capco Institute, vol. 7, pages 40-42.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:jofitr:0011

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    Pension funds assets; pension fund asset management; asset management; Defined Benefit Schemes; Defined Contribution Schemes;

    JEL classification:

    • G23 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Non-bank Financial Institutions; Financial Instruments; Institutional Investors
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • J11 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Demographic Trends, Macroeconomic Effects, and Forecasts


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