The market potential for privately financed long term care products in the UK

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

Industry:
Public Policy

This paper considers the market potential for privately financed long term care products in the UK. It finds that since the present market is undeveloped there is scope to increase the range of products available to suit people with different means and circumstances.

Updated: 15/05/2013
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Apocalyptic demography? Putting longevity risk in perspective

Current life expectancy depends very much on demographic factors, particularly lifestyle, and varies from scheme to scheme, i.e. it is scheme specific. It is therefore very important that companies understand where their scheme sits in the population of pension schemes as far as life expectancy is concerned.

Updated: 10/02/2017
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Accounting valuation and the credit crisis

Alistair Milne and Perry Mehrling, together with Laurence Kotlikoff of Boston University, propose using government credit insurance guarantees to combat the credit crisis. Their idea is to use these guarantees to put a floor under the prices of the better quality tranches of structured credit securities, hence restoring liquidity to credit markets and arresting the global credit contraction.

Updated: 21/10/2011
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