volume 8, issue 1, P91-131 2002
DOI: 10.1017/s1357321700003640
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A.C.M. Cantor, J.A. Sefton

Abstract: This paper considers certain applications of economics to actuarial work, concentrating on three issues of public interest. The background to the first two issues is the Government's encouragement of personal pensions particularly through stakeholder pensions. The paper shows how the use of an economics model enables investigations to be made, firstly on the demand for personal pensions by different income groups and secondly on the likely inequality of benefits between generations due to variations in the ra…

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