34. International Public Finance Conference
Sovereign Wealth Funds: the Case of NorwayHüseyin Burak Özgül
Sovereign Wealth Funds that emerged in the mid-twentieth century and whose numbers have largely grown since then, have become an important issue at the heart of discussions today. In this context, The Government Pension Fund-Global, established under the name of Government Petroleum Fund in 1990, attracts the attention as the largest sovereign wealth fund in the world today. Particularly good governance, transparency, importance of ethical values in investments, consistently dynamic structure are the main factors that feature in the development of the fund. Hence, in the study, The Government Pension Fund-Global has been examined in terms of guiding to Turkey Wealth Fund, established in 2016 and one of the world’s newest fund.