This publication examines the effects of COVID-19 on asset-backed pension systems and the policies implemented by countries in response. It provides policy guidelines to enhance asset-backed pension systems and improve retirement outcomes in a post-COVID world. Additionally, the publication discusses the short- and long-term impact of COVID-19 on mortality rates and the potential role of retirement funds in the post-COVID economic recovery.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on pension systems worldwide, particularly asset-backed pension arrangements. In response, many countries have implemented policies to mitigate the effects of the pandemic on pension systems. However, there is a need to strengthen these arrangements and improve retirement outcomes, especially in light of the long-term implications of the pandemic.
This publication examines the impact of COVID-19 on asset-backed pension systems and the policies implemented by countries to address this impact. The report provides policy guidelines to enhance asset-backed pension systems in a post-COVID world, with a focus on measures to improve the resilience and sustainability of these arrangements.
The report also discusses the short- and long-term effects of the pandemic on mortality rates, which have significant implications for retirement systems. It examines the potential role that retirement funds could play in the post-COVID economic recovery, as well as the challenges that need to be addressed to realize this potential.
Overall, this publication highlights the importance of strengthening asset-backed pension systems in a post-COVID world to ensure that they remain financially sustainable and provide adequate retirement income for individuals. The report provides valuable policy guidance for policymakers, regulators, and stakeholders in the pension industry to improve the resilience of pension systems in the face of future shocks.