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Will the pandemic leave us sicker? – the Covid-19 actuaries discuss

Introduction Our recent Bulletins[i] on mortality impacts of the pandemic considered the likely (short-medium term) mortality of the surviving population, and how a mortality investigation could reasonably be done post-pandemic. In this Bulletin we consider the longer-term impacts of the … Continue reading

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Actuaries! Talk with us – don’t argue with each other.

  There’s a  silly letter in the FT this week which I print in full.  Sir, Jo Cumbo’s report “Mortality update bodes well for pension deficits” (May 4) refers to an assertion by PwC that slowing mortality improvements could reduce UK … Continue reading

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Pension schemes can learn from occupational health data.

It’s long been known that the best way of valuing the pension liabilities of the employees of a company is to look at historical data of previous generations as a starting point. The class of 2004, 1994 or even 1954 can teach … Continue reading

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