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The Killing of Open Schemes – Michael Bromwich

  Michael Bromwich has been the CIMA Professor of Financial Accounting  at the  LSE since October 1985  . He is the co-author of “Management accounting in a digital and global economy” and one of Britain’s authorities on the subject. His … Continue reading

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Is the UK institutionally ageist?

This week we hear that numbers in England and Wales dying in care homes is exceeding those in hospital. In March Government told these homes the risk of death in homes was “most unlikely”. How did it come to this? … Continue reading

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Risk sharing in pensions for USS employers

This paper, by LSE academics Nicholas Barr and Mike Otsuka is welcome at any time, but it is particularly welcome now, with the Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiring into CDC and USS looking for a resolution to what seems … Continue reading

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Stocks as good as bonds – says top prof!

  Top prof Mike Otsuka has had enough of his mega pension fund’s investment strategy. In this post he hits out at the USS and calls for members to join him. His article references John Woods’ neglected paper that debunks … Continue reading

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Prof Mike Otsuka on First Actuarial and USS’ different approaches to self-sufficiency!

This article has been published by Mike Osuka on his blog. You can read the original here; http://tinyurl.com/j82en9s .   Mike is a  Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Logic & Scientific Method at the London School of Economics. He’s kindly … Continue reading

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The value of your pension and the value of your house (Professor Mike Otsuka)

Professor  Mike Otsuka, teaches at the  LSE , he’s written about First Actuarial’s approach to valuing pensions in this blog, the original of which you can find here. People understand houses and know that it’s only when you come to … Continue reading

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