This year the Global Pensions Asset Study 2015 (GPAS) added Malaysia, Mexico and South Korea to its study of the 16 largest pension markets in the world, (other countries include: Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Netherlands, South Africa, Switzerland, the UK and the US).
The Global Pensions Asset Study 2015 pension markets analysis is organised in four sections:
- Asset size, including growth statistics and comparison of asset size with GDP
- Asset allocation
- Defined Benefit(DB) and Defined Contribution(DC) share of pension assets
- The faces of change - six medium-term factors growing in influence on pension fund development.