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Searching for: researcher is "pensions institute and cass business school"

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The meaning of life 2: The UK life company business model in the context of dramatic changes to the political landscape and the investment and private-sector pensions market
The meaning of life
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Nov 2017 United Kingdom Automatic Enrolment, Brexit, Investment - General, Pension Reform
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published its second "The meaning of life" report, which sets out to update the findings of the November 2015 independent investigation into the UK's life company business model. The report looks at the dramatic changes both within the industry and in wider society in the last two years, including Brexit and the implementation of Solvency II.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Optimum strategies for UK state pension deferral with particular reference to partner's right to inherit benefits
Discussion Paper PI-1703
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Aug 2017 United Kingdom State Pensions
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper PI-1703, which considers optimum strategies for UK state pension deferral with particular reference to partner’s right to inherit benefits. The paper proposes a mathematical model for maximising the expected joint benefit, including different accrual rates for the various components of a state pension.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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How to measure and compare pension expenditures in cross-country analyses? Some methodological remarks
Discussion Paper PI-1701
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Mar 2017 Europe (including EU) Longevity, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement, European Union members
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper  PI-1701, which considers how to measure and compare pension expenditures in cross-country analyses of European countries. While the most popular indicator of expenditure is pension spending as a share of GDP, the report proposes two alternative indicators. The first proposed indicator is the quotient of pension expenditure and GDP and old-age dependency ratio, while the second replaces the old-age dependency ratio with the proportion of population aged 65 and over.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Mar 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Longevity Risk and Capital Markets: The 2014-15 update
Discussion Paper PI-1702
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Feb 2017 WORLDWIDE Longevity, Investment - General, Administration
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper PI-1702, which considers longevity risk and capital markets. It looks at how mortality improvements around the world are putting pressure on governments as well as pension funds and insurance companies. A possible solution is the capital market that trades longevity-linked assets and liabilities which can, in principle, provide vehicles to hedge this longevity risk effectively.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2017 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Cost and Value of Defined Benefit Pension Schemes, and the Implications for Defined Contribution Pension Provision
Discussion Paper PI-1607
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Oct 2016 United Kingdom Surpluses and Deficits, Scheme Issues & Trends, Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Longevity
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper  PI-1607, which considers how the cost of pensions has changed relative to the cost of non-pensions earnings. The report also looks at the principal components of the change in pensions cost - those relating to benefits payable, discount rates and longevity - to analyse their relative importance.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Pension funds evolution, reforms and trends in South Africa
Discussion Paper PI-1608
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Oct 2016 South Africa Pension Reform, Countries - excl. European Union and US
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper  PI-1608, which outlines various legislative frameworks passed by the South African government which have encouraged reforms in the sector. The paper also provides evidence of the significant developments in the pension fund sector by giving a descriptive review of the trends of the type and number of funds, total assets under management and legislative reforms.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Milking and Dumping: The Devices Businesses use to Exploit Surpluses and Shed Deficits in Their Pension Schemes
Milking and Dumping
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Aug 2016 United Kingdom Trustees, Surpluses and Deficits, Regulatory Bodies - the Pensions Regulator, Pension Protection Fund
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published a report calling for TPR's powers to be widened to prevent employers from "milking and dumping" their pension schemes. The report identifies 20 ways in which scheme surpluses have been exploited and 15 ways of shedding or sidestepping a deficit, including excessive dividends and interest-free loans being granted to non-scheme affiliates.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Aug 2016 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number: An examination of early intervention strategies for trustees and sponsoring employers of stressed defined benefit schemes
The Greatest Good for the Greatest Number
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
14 Dec 2015 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Pension Protection Fund, Investment - Performance
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published an examination of early intervention strategies for trustees and sponsoring employers of ‘stressed’ DB schemes. The research found that out of approximately 6,000 DB schemes in the PPF Index, as many as 1,000 schemes are at serious risk of underfunding.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Dec 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

7D950578   Click here to contact the authors.
 
The meaning of life: An uncertain future for the traditional life company business model in the UK's private sector pensions market
The meaning of life
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Nov 2015 United Kingdom Pension Reform, Investment - General, Automatic Enrolment
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published the results of an investigation into the pensions market following the changes to the industry in April. The report predicts that, between 2016 and 2020, pension scheme assets under management will increase from about £280bn to £550bn. However, 90% of these assets are expected to be 'owned' by a 'premier league' of between five and seven major providers by 2020.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Nov 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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The Replacement Rate: An Imperfect Indicator of Pension Adequacy in Cross Country Analyses
Discussion Paper PI-1501
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Feb 2015 United Kingdom Pensioners & Retirement
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper  PI-1501, which considers the problem of measuring pension adequacy by focusing mainly on the replacement rate. The paper argues that the replacement rate is not a sufficient measure of pension adequacy in cross-country studies, and proposes alternative measures called the synthetic pension adequacy indicators.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Feb 2015 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

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Phantoms Never Die: Living with Unreliable Mortality Data
Discussion Paper PI-1410
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Oct 2014 United Kingdom Longevity
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper PI-1410, which suggests that the 2011 census revisions to England and Wales population estimates by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show possible widespread errors in how this data is measured and reported in many countries. The research urges the ONS to review its mortality database as any flaws in the figures would have an impact on longevity insurers and reinsurers who use the information to price multi-billion-pound deals.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2014 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

C08717D3   Click here to contact the authors.
 
The Market for Lemmings: Is the Investment Behavior of Pension Funds Stabilizing or Destabilizing?
Discussion Paper PI-1408
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
Sep 2014 United Kingdom Investment - General, Funding and Minimum Funding Requirement
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published discussion paper PI-1408, which finds that pension fund investment behaviour might be less stabilising than previously believed to be the case.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Sep 2014 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

388660A6   Click here to contact the authors.
 
VfM: Assessing value for money in defined contribution default funds
VfM: Assessing value for money in defined contribution default funds
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
16 Jan 2014 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Automatic Enrolment
The Pensions Institute at Cass Business School has published a report entitled "VfM: Assessing value for money in defined contribution default funds" which considers the long-term effect of automatic enrolment on the DC market and assesses value for money for DC members. The report finds that higher scheme charges are not linked to the performance of DC funds.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Jan 2014 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

338172C9   Click here to contact the authors.
 
Returning to the Core: Rediscovering a Role for Real Estate in Defined Contribution Pension Schemes
Returning to the Core: Rediscovering a Role for Real Estate in Defined Contribution Pension Schemes
Pensions Institute and Cass Business School
22 Oct 2013 United Kingdom Scheme Design (inc. DB & DC), Investment - General, Automatic Enrolment
A new study by the Pensions Institute at Cass Business School, 'Returning to the Core: Rediscovering a Role for Real Estate in Defined Contribution Pension Schemes', has found that increased real estate investment by DC workplace pension schemes could lead to significant growth in the real estate investment sector.

More details are generally available exclusively to subscribers of Perspective, the electronic pensions legal & regulatory information and news service. To read the summary, subscribers should launch Perspective and navigate via the Table of Documents to PensionSurveys >> Oct 2013 or click here (this link will not work in all circumstances). For further information about Perspective click here.

3B8013AE   Click here to contact the authors.
 

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