Funding longer lives

Understanding the science of longer life

26 Oct 2011

Societies across the world are living longer. Delegates at ‘The future of human longevity: breaking the code’ conference asked what was driving this improvement – and what we should expect in coming decades.

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New report sets out strategies to address longevity risk in Canada

23 Oct 2011

Longevity risk and protection for Canada, a new report by Swiss Re, says Canada’s USD 1 trillion pension assets may be insufficient because we’re living longer.

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Planning for longer lives

31 Aug 2011

Medical advances have helped increase life expectancy, but with this good news comes challenges in retirement financing. Governments, insurers and pension funds should work together to help plan for longer lives.

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A forward-thinking approach to predicting longevity

29 Aug 2011

A Swiss Re report suggests that models predicting life expectancy should become more sophisticated to help manage the financial risks associated with ageing populations.

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A window into the future: Understanding and predicting longevity podcast

29 Aug 2011

Listen to our podcast. Daniel Ryan, Head of Research & Development for Life & Health and Costas Yiasoumi, Head of Longevity Solutions, discuss the new Swiss Re longevity report.

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Seeking a solution for Europe's pensions

23 Mar 2011

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Swiss Re breakfast in Davos on Ageing, Food Security and Natural Catastrophes

03 Feb 2011

Swiss Re breakfast in Davos on Ageing, Food Security and Natural Catastrophes:

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