How we can keep employers in the DB world in Japan?

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Ryo Matsubara, Japan
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Summary:
In many countries, there is a tendency toward defined contribution plans. After Japanese government allowed defined contribution pension plans in 2001, many companies has converted all or a part of their DB plans into DC plans as in other countries. The new accounting standard for retirement benefit plans persuades employers into closing their DB plans. The paper discusses how we can keep employers in the DB world in Japan.
 
Date: 30 May - Time: 8:30 to 10:00 - Room: 252A
Theme: 9.A. Various topics