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Current approaches to forecasting longevity risk are inadequate

1st September 2011

A new report published today by reinsurer Swiss Re says that the approaches currently taken to forecast longevity are inadequate and can lead to inaccuracies. The unprecedented increases in life expectancies experienced in recent decades have been consistently underestimated due to the use of inadequate methods for assessing future longevity. This leads to funding difficulties […]

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