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Longevity Risk and Annuities in Singapore

Joelle H. Y. Fong, Olivia S. Mitchell, and Benedict S. K. Koh

in Reorienting Retirement Risk Management

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199592609
eISBN:
9780191594618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592609.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter explores the current annuity market in Singapore in view of the plan to mandate annuitization under the Singaporean Central Provident Fund (CPF). The authors evaluate the pricing of ... More


Compulsory and Voluntary Annuity Markets in the United Kingdom

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter describes the operation of both the compulsory pension annuity and voluntary annuity markets in the United Kingdom, and evaluates prices using a money's worth approach. This chapter ... More


Annuity Markets

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Governments around the world are responding to the rising ratio of elderly-to-young persons (‘The Pensions Crisis’) by shifting their pension policies away from pay-as-you-go systems towards ... More


The Private Life Annuity Market in Germany: Products and Money's Worth Ratios

Barbara Kaschützke and Raimond Maurer

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter explores the workings of the German private annuity market to evaluate whether annuities are delivering an adequate value for money by measuring their money's worth. This chapter ... More


The Science of Purchasing

Charles F. McGovern

in Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830338
eISBN:
9781469606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876640_mcgovern.9
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The first comprehensive approach to consumers' problems came from Stuart Chase and Frederick J. Schlink's best-selling Your Money's Worth (1927). This chapter sketches the emergence of this ... More


Annuities and their Derivatives: The Recent Canadian Experience

Moshe A. Milevsky and Ling-wu Shao

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter surveys recent developments within the Canadian ‘income annuity’ marketplace. The chapter starts by computing the Money's worth ratio (MWR) using a unique dataset which includes a decade ... More


Payouts in Switzerland: Explaining Developments in Annuitization

Monika Bütler and Stefan Staubli

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

Switzerland is one of the few countries with long-term experience in withdrawal decisions made by retirees in fully funded pension plans. Switzerland is also atypical in its unusually high ... More


Pension Payouts in Chile: Past, Present, and Future Prospects

Jose Ruiz and Olivia S. Mitchell

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter reviews recent developments in the payout market for Chilean pensions, focusing particularly on the role of annuities, and illustrates what makes the payout market in Chile so different ... More


The United States Longevity Insurance Market

Anthony Webb

in Securing Lifelong Retirement Income: Global Annuity Markets and Policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199594849
eISBN:
9780191729119
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594849.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter documents the substantial decline in traditional sources of longevity insurance, and shows that published statistics on the individual annuity market greatly overstate its size and ... More


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