A fairer approach to means testing for social care funding in England

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

Industry:
Public Policy

The government's complex method of means testing for social care should be replaced by a fairer and simplified approach, according to a new study from Cass Business School.

Updated: 04/01/2017
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Views: 788

A new Affluence Index to help governments and pension providers improve forecasts of mortality rates

Academics have developed a new way to model socio-economic differences in mortality rates - using an affluence index.

Updated: 04/07/2016
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Views: 1,524

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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Views: 1,508

Investigating the widening gap in life expectancy between richest and poorest

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

Research from Cass Business School and the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) has found growing inequalities in adult life expectancy.

Updated: 06/06/2016
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Views: 1,360

How the value in people’s homes could solve the challenge of care costs in later life

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

 et al.

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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Views: 1,329

Global Reinsurance - the complete Masterclass series

Author(s):

Paula Jarzabkowski

 et al.

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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Views: 1,507

69 is the new 27 - why rock stars have a new milestone to fear

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

A rock and roll lifestyle has traditionally been perceived as having a 27 year cut-off point, but recent research shows that it's their late 60s that rock stars really need to worry about.

Updated: 25/11/2016
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Views: 1,303

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: 2,539

The Mathematics of Mortality

Author(s):

Vladimir Kaishev

 et al.

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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Views: 1,751