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- University of Exeter Business School; Netspar; Department for Work and Pensions

Dates:January 07-08, 2010
Description:Research Conference on Risk Sharing in Defined Contribution Pension Schemes
Location:Exeter, United Kingdom
Subject:Proposed themes include: - The risks inherent in DC schemes. - Methods to share risk, including inter- and intra-generational risk-sharing and other ways to reduce the potential dispersion of retirement outcomes for members - Theory and evidence of risk sharing in which there is no scheme liability and of risk sharing in which there is a scheme liability. - Managing liabilities as a result of risk sharing. - Analysis of scheme characteristics required for successful risk sharing. - Behavioural aspects of risk sharing (e.g. impact on opt-in, opt-out, fund switching and unforced contribution breaks). - Theory and evidence of regulations and legislation needed to invoke forms of risk sharing. [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:H
URL:http://business-school.exeter.ac.uk/documents/events/pensions_conference/background_information.doc

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