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Events
Book Launch: Evaluating the Financial Performance of Pension Funds
March 17, 2010Washington, D.C.

This event is to promote “Evaluating the Financial Performance of Pension Funds”. This book aims was to examine how to measure financial performance of pension funds taking into account the link between participants’ benefits and the performance of financial markets.

The World Bank is announcing the publication of the book “Evaluating the Financial Performance of Pension Funds”.

This book is the result of a partnership organized by the World Bank, that includes the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and three private sector partners (the international banks BBVA and ING and the Dutch Association of Industry-wide Pension Funds (VB)).

The aim was to examine how to measure financial performance of pension funds taking into account the link between participants’ benefits and the performance of financial markets. The recent financial crisis has shown the potential volatility and unpredictability of retirement income, increasing the need to establish meaningful performance measures that consider pension funds in relation to the ability to effectively provide income replacement at retirement age.


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