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There are NOT two kinds of pension plans

Introductory presentations on pension plans often begin with an explanation that there are two kinds of pension plans: defined contribution and defined benefit. The problem with this starting point is that none of it is true.

Economic scenario generators and climate risk

Economic scenario generators can be a useful tool in modelling and forecasting, and can also be used to effectively reflect the risks associated with climate change. In this episode, economist Sohini Chowdhury joins us once again to explain how economic scenario generators can be used by insurance companies and pension plans, and what impact climate can have on these scenarios.

The return of inflation?

There are signs that inflation may be making a comeback, after years of being considered fairly benign. This will have implications for a number of sectors, and may present particular challenges for pension actuaries. In this episode, CIA member François Bourdon, FCIA, and economist Sohini Chowdhury join us to discuss why inflation may be a greater concern in the near term, and the implications...

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