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Pension fund capitalism: a causal analysis

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Since 1980, UK individual pension and retirement assets have increased about twelvefold to around £1.5 trillion. Over the same period, US household retirement assets have increased about tenfold to more than US$7 trillion. High rates of asset growth have also been observed for Australia and Canada. Notwithstanding their current high standards of living, countries in much of continental Europe have not shared in these extraordinary rates of growth of pension assets. In fact, many analysts beli...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Transformations: Economy, Society and Place
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Environment,Centre for the - Geography,School of
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography Journal website
Volume:
80
Issue:
3
Pages:
139-157
Publication date:
1998-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-0467
ISSN:
0435-3684
URN:
uuid:900c2a90-2ff8-45af-81a6-b8a250424d33
Local pid:
ora:2078

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