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Pension Funds Research

February 16, 2012

Pension funds in stable developing countries are expected to focus on long-term gains for retirees, given that such funds enjoy stable capital, professional management and strong support from policymakers. However, data from Chile show pension fund managers prefer short-term investments. Sergio Schmukler, Lead Economist, weighed in on the topic in an interview in 2012.