Demographics – UK: Gracefully ageing population prompts public finance risks, private sector opportunities
13 NOV 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
The population in the United Kingdom is getting older, creating challenges for government, and opportunities and risks for the private sector.
06 NOV 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Income inequality is associated with less predictable policy environments, higher spending pressures and weaker long-term growth.
23 OCT 2019|Research Announcement|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Absent measures that raise productivity growth and/or reduce spending, the fastest-ageing economies face a weakening of economic and fiscal strength.
23 OCT 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Absent measures that raise productivity growth or reduce spending, the fastest-ageing economies face a weakening in economic and fiscal strength.
08 OCT 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
UK and Canadian universities will face social risks from demographic trends and government policy, mitigated by more competitive student offerings and increased international enrolments.
Regional & Local Governments – Brazil: State pension pressures are rising amid rapidly ageing population
03 OCT 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Amid Brazil's ageing population, state pension costs are increasing, reflecting the structural imbalances caused by a low and declining ratio of active to inactive workers.
Community colleges with revenue-backed debt – US: Medians - Community colleges sustain revenue growth despite lower enrollment
30 SEP 2019|Sector Profile|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Increasing property tax revenue and government operating appropriations continue to drive revenue growth, supporting community colleges' ability to maintain stable operating margins.
Infrastructure & Project Finance — Texas: Texas transportation issuers benefit from growth but expansions have big price tags
24 SEP 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Population growth and a dynamic economy are driving strong demand and revenue growth among Texas toll roads, ports and airports, but large-scale expansion plans will be costly.
Public K-12 school districts – US: Thriving cities, challenged schools: teacher strikes highlight districts' credit issues
17 SEP 2019|Sector In-Depth|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Meeting teacher pay and staffing demands will continue to challenge school districts given enrollment declines, high housing prices, tighter labor markets and growing legacy fixed costs.
16 SEP 2019|Credit Opinion|MOODY'S INVESTORS SERVICE
Our credit view of the University of Toronto reflects excellent liquidity and wealth, balanced operating results and low debt burden against demographic and provincial funding pressures.