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Life, death and the 'golden cohort'

Professor Steve Haberman discusses the importance of accurately predicting mortality for business.

Thursday, 8 April, 2010

Death rates have been falling and life expectancy has been increasing in countries like the UK for over 50 years. This trend has huge implications for a range of organisations, especially insurance companies and pension plans. In a new episode of Cass Talks Professor Haberman discusses the challenges of predicting mortality and the effect of a generation of the British population known as the 'Golden Cohort'.

Professor Haberman explains his research in this week's Cass Talks interview. Cass Talks is a series of free video and audio interviews uploaded weekly each Wednesday. Alex Ritson is away so this week's episode is presented by Ben Sawtell, from the Cass's Corporate Communications team.

The interviews are an opportunity to hear Cass faculty give their perspective on current business and finance news stories, global issues affecting the business world and new research coming out of the School.

Listen, watch and download Steve's interview and see other Cass academics share their opinions at:

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