2006–

Ageing, pension reforms and capital market development in the new EU member states and other transition countries

Policy Paper No. 17

We present new data on asset allocations of mandatory pension funds in the new EU member states and in other transition countries. Our comparative national data presents a unique opportunity to compare pension reform progress across these countries from a capital market perspective. Our main finding is that in a number of new EU member states and other transition countries, under-diversification of assets threatens to undermine the impact of multi-pillar reform on fiscal sustainability.

Interdisciplinary European Studies

The European Union and the Return of the Nation State

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This book explores the complex and ever-changing relationship between the European Union and its member states. The recent surge in tension in this relationship has been prompted by the actions of some member state governments as they question fundamental EU values and principles and refuse to implement common decisions seemingly on the basis of narrowly defined national interests.

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