volume 5, issue 3, P585-610 1999
DOI: 10.1017/s1357321700000581
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A.J.G. Cairns

Abstract: ABSTRACTIn this paper we investigate the effectiveness of the Minimum Funding Requirement (MFR) (pre-1999 version) under random future investment conditions. In particular, do the various liabilities calculated under the MFR deliver a suitable level of security to pension scheme members?The paper considers active (and deferred) members and current pensioners separately. For active members, Monte Carlo simulation is used to compare how the proceeds arising from investment of the pre-1999 MFR liability in an e…

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