Charges, returns and transparency in DC: what can we learn from other countries

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Hurman, Nick
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4 December 2018
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Older Adults
Social welfare
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This report compares data for Defined Contribution (DC) workplace pensions from Australia, The United States (US), The Netherlands and Sweden to explore this question. It looks at the level of disclosed costs and charges in each country in the context of the country’s pensions system, the investment returns achieved and also the transparency and effectiveness of the governance oversight of charging.

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