Definition: Private pension plans

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A pension plan administered by an institution other than general government. Private pension plans may be administered directly by a private sector employer acting as the plan sponsor, a private pension fund or a private sector provider. Private pension plans may complement or substitute for public pension plans. In some countries, these may include plans for public
sector workers.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)/Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques (OCDE), OECD Glossaries/Glossaires de l'OCDE, Private pensions - OECD classification and glossary; Les pensions privées - Classification et glossaire de l'OCDE, Paris, 2005

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