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    Actuarial Valuation of Pension Schemes - An Irish Perspective


    McNally, Bridget and O'Connor, Thomas G. (2013) Actuarial Valuation of Pension Schemes - An Irish Perspective. National University of Ireland Maynooth. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The liabilities of a pension plan are monetary amounts to be paid at various times in the future.The current legal and regulatory framework for Irish occupational pension schemes can result in three different valuations for a scheme at any particular point in time. Using valuation models, this paper considers whether across the three different valuation bases, there is consistency in the sensitivity of the reported results to changes in the key actuarial assumptions and what are the most sensitive assumptions under each calculation basis. It questions whether this current valuation framework creates potential hazards for scheme trustees who are charged with governance of the scheme and are ultimately responsible for the key decision making processes within the scheme

    Item Type: Other
    Keywords: sensitivity; transparency; complexity;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Economics, Finance and Accounting
    Item ID: 4544
    Depositing User: Ms Sandra Doherty
    Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2013 14:30
    Publisher: National University of Ireland Maynooth
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