In this paper, we highlight the demographic variations across ten select Asian countries and discuss how these affect their growth, GDP per capita, debt, pensions and capital markets. The countries are: China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand.
Achieving gender equality is an imperative if the world is to grow in an equitable and sustainable way, for every generation across all countries. Only a more gender-equal world will generate higher growth, lower debt, lower income inequality and more sustainability.
We compare 12 emerging market pension systems in order to understand the challenges and opportunities they face.
Unprecedented demographic changes are under way and their speed and magnitude are greater than ever before. But has their impact been accurately assessed? And how should policymakers and investors respond?
This research note from our Demographics & Retirement Research Team (Amlan Roy and Amy Le) highlights the importance of Italian demographics and contrasts it with Germany, France and the UK. Italy’s ageing population and high youth unemployment rates affect its growth prospects, high public debt, capital flows, income inequality and international competitiveness. The authors emphasize that Italian demographics underpin its growth, debt, stability and politics.
In this paper, our demographics and retirement teams look at how changing people characteristics affect retirement provision across ten countries and recommend ways in which governments and pension funds can create accessible, sustainable retirement schemes.
Recent tax reform in the US will have far-reaching consequences for both US and foreign companies. Which sectors will benefit — and which will lose out?
Amlan Roy, Global Chief Retirement Strategist, explains the five ways in which demographic forces are disrupting the world and the key implications for investors.