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Pension funding

David Fanning

Pension funding

an empirical study of United Kingdom practices and their effects : an examination of methods of occupational pension funding and the effects on corporate profits, with a discussion of alternative future developments and their implications.

by David Fanning

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Published in Bradford .
Written in English


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M.Phil. thesis. Typescript.

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As the industry waits for an updated Code of Practice on Funding Defined Benefits (the regulatory rule-book for pension funding valuations), pension trustees and their sponsors will be watching markets closely today as the end of March is the most common valuation date for defined benefit (DB) pension schemes.   A paper issued by Stanford graduates seven years ago helped shift public focus to what critics call a "hidden" pension debt. Now a paper issued by UC Berkeley's Haas Institute last month argues that full pension funding is not needed and may even be harmful. The Stanford paper came after record losses in crucial investment. The pension funding gap has also been magnified several fold since as a consequence of public employee pension fund managers’ gambling on risky speculative investments.


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