2020 Global Retirement Index

Five critical risks bring retirement security into focus.

The Folly of the Fetish for Liquidity

Why DC schemes may need to rethink their default options

Risks Related to Nonbank Mortgage Lending in the United States

Nonbank lenders now dominate the US mortgage market for loans to low-income families guaranteed by the federal government. They are heavily reliant on short-term funding and have only a slim cushion to weather a shock.

  • February 3, 2020
Sources of Return Dispersion in Alternative Risk Premia

ASG Research has identified eight sources of potential return dispersion across portfolios of risk premia strategies. A simulation analysis shows, returns can quite differ based on few alterations of these sources.

  • September 2, 2019
The Five Myths of “Illiquids”

How UK Defined Contribution (“DC”) schemes can overcome the misconceptions that stop them offering investments with superior risk-return potential.

CDC Pensions and the Future of UK Retirement

Collective defined contribution (CDC) is part of the fabric of Dutch society. Could it be exported to the UK?

Time to Re-invent the Default Wheel?

How a combination of member profiling and applying a risk-first investment approach improves member outcomes.

2017 Global Retirement Index

An in-depth assessment of retirement security in the developed word.

  • July 12, 2017
2016 US Defined Contribution Survey

As US investors save for retirement, why advisors, employers, and policy makers should stand ready to help.

  • November 24, 2016
What is Value for Money?

Pension schemes face up to new challenge.

  • October 1, 2016
2016 Global Retirement Index

4 key trends shaping the future of retirement security: access, incentives, engagement and economics.

  • September 1, 2016
Redefining Defined Contribution

How can pension providers keep up in an evolving space?

  • August 2, 2016
Diversified Growth Funds

Seeking to respond to rapid shifts in markets while reducing risk.

  • February 28, 2016