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Supply of annuities

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Annuity Markets

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9780199216994
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191711978 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.003.0010
Supply of annuities

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This chapter examines the supply of annuities, and discusses the regulatory framework. It discusses the market share of annuity business in the UK and the risk-management of annuity contracts by annuity providers, in relation to interest rate risk and cohort-mortality risk.

Keywords: life insurance; risk management; interest rates; cohort-mortality risk; mortality securitization; mortality swaps

Chapter.  9450 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Pensions

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