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Covid complexities – we are not all happy campers! Covid-arg weekly round-up

Friday Report: Issue 53 By: John Roberts, Adele Groyer, Matt Fletcher and Nicola Oliver COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence.                                   … Continue reading

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Good news on managing Covid – report the actuaries

                                                                                                      http://www.covid-arg.com Weekly Report: Issue 49 By: John Roberts, Matt Fletcher, Dan Ryan & Adele Groyer COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence.  COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and articles. The COVID‑19 … Continue reading

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Perseverance pays off- Covid-ARGs weekend bulletin

                                                                                                     http://www.covid-arg.com Weekend Report: Issue 38 By Matt Fletcher, John Roberts and Adele Groyer COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and articles. The COVID‑19 Actuaries … Continue reading

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Do Models help us understand Covid-19- Jimi Adams explains how they do

What are COVID-19 Models Modeling? This article first appeared in the Society Pages Image shows a model of the projected number of observed COVID-19 cases in Colorado under different levels of social distancing, starting March 26. Figure from a report … Continue reading

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“Procrustean Pensions”; Jon Spain challenges tPR’s modelling

On 03 March 2020, the Pensions Regulator (“TPR”) launched its consultation on clearer DB funding standards. The documentation included a report from GAD (the “report”) entitled “Modelling the Long-Term Funding Objective” dated 14 February 2020. This short piece concentrates upon … Continue reading

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How modelling helps us understand and deal with the pandemic.

Introduction Fighting this COVID-19 pandemic requires a good grasp on how the virus spreads, impacts health care demand and could be managed. This bulletin highlights some examples of how mathematical modelling has contributed to the understanding and intervention of this … Continue reading

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Advance Australia Fair!

I have never been to Australia, I should go I know, but we have Earl’s Court. My good friend Jim Hennington has recently returned to his native Oz after a few years over here teaching us some tricks on how to … Continue reading

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The Value of Advice to BBC Pension members

The true cost of a mandatory program would be many times that quoted, the actual cost of a voluntary program could be considerably less.

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