Essays about: "longevity risk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words longevity risk.

  1. 1. Optimizing the Cash Reserve in a Portfolio of US Life Insurance Policies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Alva Happe; Wassim Seifeddine; [2022]
    Keywords : portfolio optimization; risk management; monte carlo; value at risk; life settlements; longevity risk; cash reserve; closed-end fund;

    Abstract : Hoarding a too large cash reserve is often unfavourable due to lost investment opportunities. Similarly, an insufficient cash reserve can be detrimental, as one might fail to meet payment obligations. Finding the optimal balance is nothing that is done in the blink of an eye, particularly when the underlying variable is stochastic, e.g. READ MORE

  2. 2. Intergenerational Transmission of Health and Life span : An Exploration of an Association Between Parental Age-at-Death and Disease Outcomes in Offspring

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för folkhälsovetenskap

    Author : Anna Thalén; [2022]
    Keywords : Life span; intergenerational health; parental age-at-death; disease risk; longevity; hospitalization;

    Abstract : Parental and offspring life spans are modestly associated and a transmission of disease risk from parents to offspring has been proposed as a possible explanation. Using birth cohort data consisting of 86 168 offspring and their parents, the aim of this explorative study was to quantify and describe the association between parental age-at-death and risk of disease in offspring over a 33-year follow-up period. READ MORE

  3. 3. Servitized industrial machinery as a new real asset for institutional investors

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Bryan Menezes; [2021]
    Keywords : Servitization; Institutional investing; Industrial machinery; Real assets; Infrastructure; Pension funds; Industrials; Tjänstefiering; Institutionell investering; Industriella maskiner; Realtillgångar; Infrastruktur; Pensionsfonder; Industriföretag;

    Abstract : The increased penetration of servitization is an ongoing trend within the industrial machinery space. This typically means that industrial machinery manufactures themselves retain ownership of the machinery they manufacture whilst also taking over maintenance operations. Essentially, offering customers a netresult. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cohabitation and mortality across the life course

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Jesper Lindmarker; [2021]
    Keywords : Demography; Partnership status; Mortality differences; Sweden; Life Course; Hazard regression;

    Abstract : The literature on marriage status and mortality have shown that the married individuals enjoy longer lives than their non-married counterparts. The few studies that included cohabitation have found cohabitants to have a longevity between the married and other non-married groups. READ MORE

  5. 5. 'Belonging' as a concept in placemaking: Exploring perceptions in Ikaria, Greece : A study of belonging in the elderly in the Greek Blue Zone of Ikaria

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Ellen Zouras; [2020]
    Keywords : longest living; longevity; belongingness; geographical belonging; Icaria; Christos Rachon; Raches;

    Abstract : Globally, increased length-of-life trends parallel the rise in reported levels of loneliness. Social connectedness is associated with a 50% reduced risk of premature mortality, and research has shown there is a moderately strong association between people who are lonely and people who have an unmet desire to belong. READ MORE