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The PPI undertakes sponsored research provided that the research is within the PPI’s charitable objective, the PPI has the capability and the capacity to undertake the research and the research sponsor or sponsors are happy for the final research to be published.

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

Charges, returns and transparency in DC: What can we learn from other countries? report explores UK charges for pension schemes against those in the US, Australia, the Netherlands and Sweden. The...

04 DEC 2018

What is CDC and how might it work in the UK?

This report explores the defining features of Collective Defined Contribution (CDC) schemes, as well as the potential benefits they may offer and the hurdles they are likely to face in design and...

29 NOV 2018

Funding the Future Life - the implications of a longer life

Funding the Future Life is the second report in the series ‘The Future Life: the implications of a longer life’. This report explores the challenges of working life and retirement in the future. The...

20 NOV 2018

The DC Future Book: 2018 Edition

This is the fourth edition of the annual publication, The DC Future Book in association with Columbia Threadneedle Investments. The DC Future Book sets out available data on the DC landscape...

11 OCT 2018

PPI ESG: past, present and future

Recent years have seen a greater focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors when investing pension funds. This report was sponsored by Redington and explores: - The definition of ESG...

02 OCT 2018

Intergenerational comparison of pension outcomes

The Resolution Foundation commissioned the PPI to undertake projections to be able to analyse the pension outcomes of younger generations. The work has contributed to the Resolution Foundation's...

10 SEP 2018

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