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Tilburg University - Department of Economics

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1.

The Recent Evolution of Pension Funds in the Netherlands: The Trend to Hybrid DB-DC Plans and Beyond

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Eduard H.M. Ponds and Bart van Riel
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Government of the Netherlands - Social Economic Council
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defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, the Netherlands, pension funds

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Intergenerational Risk Sharing within Funded Pension Schemes

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 May 2007 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2009
Jiajia Cui, Frank De Jong and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), Tilburg University - Department of Finance and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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fair value, value-based generational accounting, intergenerational risk sharing

Public Investment Funds and Value-Based Generational Accounting

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jan 2009
APG Asset Management, Robeco Asset Management and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Sovereign Wealth Fund, public investment funds, public pension funds

Public Investment Funds and Value-Based Generational Accounting

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2009-003
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2012
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), APG Asset Management and Robeco Asset Management
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sovereign wealth fund, public investment funds, public pension funds, value-based ALM, generational accounting, embedded options, intergenerational transfer, stochastic discount factor

Pricing Risk in Corporate Pension Plans: Understanding the Real Pension Deal

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 23 May 2009
Roy P. M. M. Hoevenaars, Theo P. Kocken and Eduard H.M. Ponds
APG Asset Management, Cardano Risk Management and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Embedded Options, Collective DC, Pension Deal, Pension Fund, Value-Based Asset LiabilityManagement, Rotman

Pricing Risk in Corporate Pension Plans: Understanding the Real Pension Deal

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Feb 2009
Roy P. M. M. Hoevenaars, Theo P. Kocken and Eduard H.M. Ponds
APG Asset Management, Cardano Risk Management and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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corporate pension fund, embedded options, contingent claim analysi, the Netherlands

Pricing Risk in Corporate Pension Plans: Understanding the Real Pension Deal

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2009-009
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2012
Roy P. M. M. Hoevenaars, Theo P. Kocken and Eduard H.M. Ponds
APG Asset Management, Cardano Risk Management and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Pension Funds’ Asset Allocation and Participant Age: A Test of the Life-Cycle Model

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 25 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2011
De Nederlandsche Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Pension funds, the Netherlands, strategic equity allocation, lifecycle saving and investing

Pension Funds’ Asset Allocation and Participant Age: A Test of the Life-Cycle Model

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 09/2009-032
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Nov 2009
De Nederlandsche Bank, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and De Nederlandsche Bank
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Pension funds, strategic equity allocation, lifecycle saving and investing

Pension Funds’ Asset Allocation and Participant Age: A Test of the Life‐Cycle Model

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 79, Issue 3, pp. 595-618, 2012
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
De Nederlandsche Bank, De Nederlandsche Bank, Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Reforming American Public-Sector Pension Plans: Truths and Consequences

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Sep 2014
Roel M. W. J. Beetsma, Zina Lekniute and Eduard H.M. Ponds
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), University of Amsterdam and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Amortization Period, Conditional Indexation, Funding Ratio, GASB Standards, Pension Fund, Value-Based ALM

Dutch Pension Funds in Underfunding: Solving Generational Dilemmas

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 23 Jul 2009
Niels Kortleve and Eduard H.M. Ponds
PGGM Investments and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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pension funds, the Netherlands, intergenerational redistribution, pension plan reform, underfunding

Dutch Pension Funds in Underfunding: Solving Generational Dilemmas

Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Niels Kortleve and Eduard H.M. Ponds
PGGM Investments and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)

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Worldwide Diversity in Funded Pension Plans: Four Role Models on Choice and Participation

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 May 2015
Manuel Enrique Garcia Huitron and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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private sector pensions, funding, DB, DC, pension regulation, behavioral economics

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Valuation of Intergenerational Transfers in Funded Collective Pension Schemes

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Nov 2006
Roy P. M. M. Hoevenaars and Eduard H.M. Ponds
APG Asset Management and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Asset liability management, Generational accounting, Intergenerational risk sharing, funded defined-benefit,plans, hybrid plans, generational accounting, embedded options, value-based ALM, public finance, social security reform

10.

The Holistic Balance Sheet as the New Framework for European Pension Supervision - Evaluation from a Dutch Perspective

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Oct 2012
Jurre Haan, Karin Janssen and Eduard H.M. Ponds
APG, APG and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Holistic Balance Sheet, European pension supervision, value-based ALM, embedded pension options

Risk Sharing and Individual Lifecycle Investing in Funded Collective Pensions

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2011-001
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Eduard H.M. Ponds and Roderick Molenaar
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Robeco Asset Management
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Pension Funds, The Netherlands, Intergenerational Risk Sharing, Lifecycle Savings and Investments

Risk Sharing and Individual Lifecycle Investing in Funded Collective Pensions

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jan 2011
Eduard H.M. Ponds and Roderick Molenaar
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Robeco Asset Management
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pension funds, the Netherlands, intergenerational risk sharing, lifecycle savings and investments

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Pension Deals and Value-Based ALM

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 May 2012
Niels Kortleve and Eduard H.M. Ponds
PGGM Investments and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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value-based ALM, pension funds, option pricing, embedded options

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Framing and the Annuitization Decision: Experimental Evidence from a Dutch Pension Fund

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 03/2016-007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Lucht Probst Associates GmbH, Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Annuity puzzle, framing, pension annuities, lump sum

Funding in Public Sector Pension Plans: International Evidence

OECD Working Paper on Finance, Insurance and Private Pensions No. 8
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 May 2011
Eduard H.M. Ponds, Clara Kristina Severinson and Juan Yermo
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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pension funds, public sector pensions, discounting method, funding, implicit pension debt

Funding in Public Sector Pension Plans: International Evidence

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 05/2011-064, OECD Working Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Eduard H.M. Ponds, Clara Kristina Severinson and Juan Yermo
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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pension funds, public sector pensions, defined benefit, hybrid plans, funding, actuarial evaluation, fair value

Funding in Public Sector Pension Plans - International Evidence

NBER Working Paper No. w17082
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 31 May 2011 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Eduard H.M. Ponds, Clara Kristina Severinson and Juan Yermo
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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The Impact of Human Capital on Life-Cycle Portfolio Choice: Evidence for the Netherlands

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Feb 2011
Ingmar Minderhoud, Roderick Molenaar and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Tilburg University, Robeco Asset Management and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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life-cycle investment, human capital, wage profiles, co-integration, vector error correction model, dynamic portfolio choice

The Impact of Human Capital on Life-Cycle Portfolio Choice: Evidence for the Netherlands

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2011-006
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2011
Ingmar Minderhoud, Roderick Molenaar and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Tilburg University, Robeco Asset Management and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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life-cycle investment, human capital, wage profiles, co-integration, vector error correction model, dynamic portfolio choice

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A Value-Based Approach to the Redesign of US State Pension Plans

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 May 2014
Zina Lekniute, Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Eduard H.M. Ponds
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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US state civil servants pension funds, underfunding, value-based ALM, contributions, benefits, indexation, participants, tax payers

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Can Internal Swap Markets Enhance Welfare in Defined Contribution Plans?

Rotman International Journal of Pension Management, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 06 Oct 2010
Jiajia Cui and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Defined Contribution Plan, Internal Swap Market, Life-Cycle Theory, Pension Fund, Wage

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The Holistic Balance Sheet as the New Framework for European Pension Supervision

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 10/2012-033
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Jurre Haan, Karin Janssen and Eduard H.M. Ponds
APG, APG and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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holistic balance sheet, European pension supervision, value-based ALM, embedded pension options

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A Cohort-Specific Collar Approach to Retirement Security

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 06/2011-059
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Sjoerd Timmermans, J. M. Schumacher and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), University of Amsterdam - Department of Quantitative Economics (KE) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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retirement security redesign, life cycle investment, contingent claims analysis, dynamic portfolio selection

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Pension Funds in the Netherlands

Journal of Investment Consulting, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 28-34, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 17 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2015
All Pensions Group, Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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Dutch pension fund system

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Evaluating the UK and Dutch Defined-Benefit Pension Policies Using the Holistic Balance Sheet Framework

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 09/2013-057
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2014
Zhiqiang Chen, Antoon Pelsser and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Maastricht University, Maastricht University and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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holistic balance sheet, value-based ALM, embedded pension options, pension protection fund, sponsor support, conditional indexation

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The Need for Flexible Take-Ups of Home Equity and Pension Wealth in Retirement

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2016-005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2016
Jori Arts and Eduard H.M. Ponds
PGB Pensioendiensten and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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pensions, home equity, reversed mortgages, lump sum

Optimal Degree of Funding of Public Sector Pension Plans

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 02/2013-003
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Feb 2013
A. C. Meijdam and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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public sector pension plans, funding, implicit debt, portfolio approach

Optimal Degree of Funding of Public Sector Pension Plans

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2013
A. C. Meijdam and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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public sector pension plans, funding, implicit debt, portfolio approach

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Intergenerational Risk-Sharing Through Funded Pensions and Public Debt

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4624
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 Feb 2014
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business
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intergenerational risk-sharing, pension funds, public debt, EET and TEE tax regimes, welfare

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Ageing-Driven Pension Reforms

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 06/2016-024
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Jul 2016
Jan Bonenkamp, A. C. Meijdam, Eduard H.M. Ponds and Ed Westerhout
CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Research, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and CPB Netherlands Bureau of Economic Policy Analysis
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Intergenerational Risk Trading

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Jiajia Cui and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Intergenerational risk trading, equity–wage swap market, wage-linked claims, incomplete market, equilibrium pricing

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Pension Contracts and Risk Sharing – A Level Playing Field Comparison

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Mar 2016
Jurre Haan, Zina Lekniute and Eduard H.M. Ponds
APG, University of Amsterdam and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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risk sharing, CDC, defined contribution

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Multi-Period Risk Sharing Under Financial Fairness

Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2016
Hailong Bao, Eduard H.M. Ponds and J. M. Schumacher
Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Quantitative Economics (KE)
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Inter-temporal risk sharing, Pareto efficiency, financial fairness, contract design

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A Multi-Objective Decision Framework for Lifecycle Investment

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 Sep 2017
Sjoerd Timmermans, J. M. Schumacher and Eduard H.M. Ponds
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), University of Amsterdam - Department of Quantitative Economics (KE) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Pension Plan Design, Choice Architecture, Lifecycle Investment, Dynamic Asset Allocation

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A Value-Based Approach to Pension Redesign in the US State Plans

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 03/2014-080
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Zina Lekniute, Roel M. W. J. Beetsma and Eduard H.M. Ponds
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG)
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Implicit Debt in Public‐Sector Pension Plans: An International Comparison

International Social Security Review, Vol. 65, Issue 2, pp. 75-101, 2012
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Eduard H.M. Ponds, Clara Kristina Severinson and Juan Yermo
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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pension scheme, public sector, pay as you go system, pension fund, defined benefit plan, defined contribution plan, method of financing, actuarial valuation, governance, OECD countries

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Sharing Risk: The Netherlands' New Approach to Pensions

Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Eduard H.M. Ponds and Bart van Riel
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Government of the Netherlands - Social Economic Council

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The Recent Evolution of Pension Funds in the Netherlands: The Trend to Hybrid DB-DC Plans and Beyond

Posted: 08 Mar 2010
Eduard H.M. Ponds and Bart van Riel
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and Government of the Netherlands - Social Economic Council

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Total Downloads: 43    Citations: 0
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Pensioenakkoord En Effecten Voor Generaties

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 08/2011-066
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Aug 2011
Eduard H.M. Ponds and Zina Lekniute
Algemene Pensioen Groep (APG) and University of Amsterdam
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