Optimal strategies for pay-as-you-go pension finance: A sustainability framework

New research proposes a means of limiting the impact on sustainability that the current trend of decreasing birth rates and increasing life expectancy may have on pay-as-you-go pensions systems.

Updated: 06/06/2016
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How the value in people’s homes could solve the challenge of care costs in later life

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

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The problem of how to pay for care in later life is a major policy issue throughout the developed world. A new research paper looks at ways of using the value in property to solve the challenge of meeting the costs of those care needs.

Updated: 05/04/2016
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Global Reinsurance - the complete Masterclass series

Author(s):

Paula Jarzabkowski

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The aim of the Global Reinsurance Masterclass Series is to support (re)insurance and broking companies in analysing their position and improving their competitiveness during a period of global change.

Updated: 11/03/2016
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Pension pots and how to survive them

Most people would be better off drawing down money from their pension pot when they retire, research from Cass Business School finds.

Updated: 23/11/2015
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Views: 1,668

The Mathematics of Mortality

Author(s):

Vladimir Kaishev

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A novel statistical methodology created by academics at Cass Business School has led to improved data about deaths and life expectancy.

Updated: 25/11/2015
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The Asbestos Legacy - A simple benchmark for mesothelioma projection

Once widely used in construction, asbestos is known to cause several deadly diseases including the rare form of cancer known as Mesothelioma. Due to its long latency period and poor records of exposure, the number of cases of this disease is difficult to predict. This research compares two established methods of projection in order to determine which is more effective.

Updated: 12/11/2015
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Managing Financially Distressed Pension Plans in the Interest of Beneficiaries

Author(s):

Joachim Inkmann

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Research from Cass Business School offers a new way to value pension plans that takes financial risks into account, helping staff obtain a clearer picture of the security of their promised pension.

Updated: 25/09/2015
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Managing Longevity Risk - an analysis of the Swiss Re Kortis Bond

Author(s):

Andrew Hunt

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In 2010 Swiss Re issued the Kortis bond, the world's first "longevity trend bond" designed to enable the transfer of extreme longevity risk to the capital markets. Researchers at Cass Business School have produced the first analysis of the bond, looking at its design, its payoff, and key risk factors for it.

Updated: 13/07/2015
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Towards Fairer Compensation for People in Accidents

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Zoltan Butt

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Research undertaken at Cass Business School has helped courts better assess the loss of earnings suffered by people who have had accidents.

Updated: 22/05/2015
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Views: 1,331