David P. Blake

City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute

Professor of Pension Economics, Director of Pensions Institute

London, EC2Y 8HB

Great Britain

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1.

A Quantitative Comparison of Stochastic Mortality Models Using Data from England & Wales and the United States

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Pacific Global Advisors and J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Downloads 903 (15,272)
Citation 25

Abstract:

Stochastic mortality, CBD-Perks models, Lee-Carter models, age effect, period effect, cohort effect, maximum likelihood, Bayes Information Criterion, robustness

2.

Mortality-Linked Securities and Derivatives

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2009
Enrico Biffis and David P. Blake
Imperial College Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 820 (18,096)
Citation 3

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Longevity Risk and Capital Markets: The 2008-2009 Update

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Tilburg University - Center for Economic Research (CentER), National Chengchi University and Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 432 (50,248)
Citation 1

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4.

Default Funds in UK Defined Contribution Pension Plans

Financial Analysts Journal, July/August 2007
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
University of Edinburgh - Business School, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics
Downloads 380 (60,984)
Citation 4

Abstract:

defined contribution, default funds, asset allocation, lifecycle investing

5.

Securitizing and Tranching Longevity Exposures

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2009
Enrico Biffis and David P. Blake
Imperial College Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 374 (62,699)
Citation 3

Abstract:

longevity risk, asymmetric information, security design, pooling, tranching

The Cost of Counterparty Risk and Collateralization in Longevity Swaps

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2014
Imperial College Business School, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Credit Suisse Securities and Imperial College London, Business School
Downloads 363 (65,706)
Citation 1

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longevity swap, counterparty risk, default risk, collateral, marking-to-market

The Cost of Counterparty Risk and Collateralization in Longevity Swaps

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 83, Issue 2, pp. 387-419, 2016
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 May 2016
Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London, Business School, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Credit Suisse Securities
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Citation 1

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Why Does Mutual Fund Performance Not Persist? The Impact and Interaction of Fund Flows and Manager Changes

Paris December 2010 Finance Meeting EUROFIDAI - AFFI
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Justus-Liebig-University Giessen and University of Bath School of Management
Downloads 302 (63,691)
Citation 6

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Mutual Funds, Performance Persistence, Fund Flows, Manager Turnover

8.

The Market for Lemmings: The Herding Behavior of Pension Funds

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
David P. Blake, Lucio Sarno and Gabriele Zinna
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Bank of Italy
Downloads 291 (52,078)

Abstract:

Institutional investors; pension funds; herding; portfolio rebalancing.

9.

Mortality Density Forecasts: An Analysis of Six Stochastic Mortality Models

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-0801
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 10 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2009
Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Pacific Global Advisors, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and J.P. Morgan
Downloads 261 (89,074)
Citation 16

Abstract:

Stochastic mortality model, cohort erect, fan charts, model risk, fore-casting, model selection criteria

10.

An Unreal Number: How Company Pension Accounting Fosters an Illusion of Certainty

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
David P. Blake
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 257 (92,010)
Citation 2

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The Birth of the Life Market

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-0807
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 28 Apr 2009
David P. Blake, Andrew J. G. Cairns and Kevin Dowd
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 252 (96,872)
Citation 7

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Modelling and Management of Mortality Risk: A Review

Scandinavian Actuarial Journal, Vol. 2-3, pp. 79-113, 2008, Pensions Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-0814
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2009
Andrew J. G. Cairns, David P. Blake and Kevin Dowd
Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 248 (93,484)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Stochastic mortality models, Short-rate models, Market models, Cohort effect, SCOR

13.

Longevity Risk and Capital Markets: The 2007-2008 Update

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Richard D. MacMinn, Jennifer L. Wang and David P. Blake
National Chengchi University, National Chengchi University - Department of Risk Management and Insurance and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 227 (109,177)
Citation 1

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And Death Shall Have No Dominion: Life Settlements and the Ethic of Profiting from Mortality

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
David P. Blake and Debbie Harrison
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 224 (103,173)
Citation 2

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Dealing With the Reluctant Investor: Innovation and Governance in DC Pension Investment

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 11 Sep 2007
Alistair Byrne, Debbie Harrison and David P. Blake
University of Edinburgh - Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 222 (104,493)
Citation 3

Abstract:

pensions, defined contribution, lifecycle funds, governance

16.

The Stakeholder Pension Lottery: An Analysis of the Default Funds in UK Stakeholder Pension Schemes

EFA 2005 Moscow Meetings Paper, Cass Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Jan 2005
University of Edinburgh - Business School, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics
Downloads 190 (125,019)
Citation 1

Abstract:

pension schemes, defined contribution, default funds, strategic asset allocation, lifestyle profile, stochastic simulation

17.

Financial Risks and the Pension Protection Fund: Can it Survive Them?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 22 Jun 2007
John Cotter, David P. Blake and Kevin Dowd
University College Dublin, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 185 (131,075)
Citation 3

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Backtesting Stochastic Mortality Models: An Ex-Post Evaluation of Multi-Period Ahead-Density Forecasts

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2009
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Pacific Global Advisors, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and J.P. Morgan
Downloads 174 (135,084)
Citation 12

Abstract:

backtesting, forecasting performance, mortality models

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There's No Time Like the Present: The Cost of Delaying Retirement Saving

Financial Services Review, Vol. 15, No. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Sep 2007
University of Edinburgh - Business School, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics
Downloads 155 (135,084)

Abstract:

retirement saving, defined contribution, stochastic simulation

20.

Sharing Longevity Risk: Why Governments Should Issue Longevity Bonds

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-1002
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
David P. Blake, Tom Boardman and Andrew J. G. Cairns
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics
Downloads 153 (121,015)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Longevity risk, longevity bonds, public policy, political economy

21.

Financial Sophistication and Pension Plan Decisions

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Alistair Byrne, David P. Blake and Graham Mannion
University of Edinburgh - Business School, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and PensionDCisions
Downloads 152 (146,600)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Pensions, Defined Contribution, Contribution Rates, Investment Choice

22.

Completing the Survivor Derivatives Market: A General Pricing Framework

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-0712
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
Kent State University, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 149 (156,214)
Citation 2

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Options on Normal Underlyings with an Application to the Pricing of Survivor Swaptions

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper PI-0713
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
Kent State University, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 145 (125,640)
Citation 2

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Longevity Risk and Capital Markets: The 2013-14 Update

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Apr 2015
Ken Seng Tan, David P. Blake and Richard D. MacMinn
University of Waterloo, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and National Chengchi University
Downloads 81 (256,039)

Abstract:

Longevity Risk and Capital Markets: The 2013-14 Update

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper PI-1502
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
Ken Seng Tan, David P. Blake and Richard D. MacMinn
University of Waterloo, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and National Chengchi University
Downloads 52 (325,988)

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The Distribution of Future Annuity Prices under Interest-Rate and Longevity Risks

Pension Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-0823
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Feb 2009
Kevin Dowd, David P. Blake and Andrew J. G. Cairns
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics
Downloads 129 (180,318)
Citation 1

Abstract:

longevity risk, interest-rate risk, annuity prices, Taylor series

New Evidence on Mutual Fund Performance: A Comparison of Alternative Bootstrap Methods

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, University College London, University of Bath-Department of Economics and University of Bath School of Management
Downloads 104 (216,790)

Abstract:

mutual funds, unit trusts, open ended investment companies, performance measurement, factor benchmark models, bootstrap methods

New Evidence on Mutual Fund Performance: A Comparison of Alternative Bootstrap Methods

Pensions Institute, Discussion Paper PI-1404
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, University College London, University of Bath-Department of Economics and University of Bath School of Management
Downloads 22 (447,596)

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mutual funds, unit trusts, open ended investment companies, performance measurement, factor benchmark models, bootstrap methods

Informed Intermediation of Longevity Exposures

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Nov 2012
Enrico Biffis and David P. Blake
Imperial College Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 123 (191,242)

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Informed Intermediation of Longevity Exposures

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 3, pp. 559-584, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Enrico Biffis and David P. Blake
Imperial College Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 0

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Informed Intermediation of Longevity Exposures

CAREFIN Research Paper No. 17/09
Posted: 08 May 2010
David P. Blake and Enrico Biffis
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Imperial College Business School

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Target-Driven Investing: Optimal Investment Strategies in Defined Contribution Pension Plans Under Loss Aversion

Pension Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-1112
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
David P. Blake, Douglas Wright and Yumeng Zhang
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Solutions Group, Legal & General Investment Management
Downloads 97 (227,654)

Abstract:

defined contribution pension plan, investment strategy, loss aversion, target replacement ratio, threshold strategy, portfolio insurance, dynamic programming

Target-Driven Investing: Optimal Investment Strategies in Defined Contribution Pension Plans Under Loss Aversion

Pensions Institute, Discussion Paper PI-1112
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
David P. Blake, Douglas Wright and Yumeng Zhang
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Solutions Group, Legal & General Investment Management
Downloads 23 (441,848)

Abstract:

defined contribution pension plan, investment strategy, loss aversion, target replacement ratio, threshold strategy, portfolio insurance, dynamic programming

29.

The Term Structure of Funding Spreads

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Joachim Inkmann and David P. Blake
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 115 (197,926)
Citation 1

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term structure, funding risk, funding spread, asset-liability management

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Evaluating the Goodness of Fit of Stochastic Mortality Models

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 May 2009
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Pacific Global Advisors, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and J.P. Morgan
Downloads 110 (194,201)
Citation 14

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goodness of fit, mortality models

Age Dependent Investing: Optimal Funding and Investment Strategies in Defined Contribution Pension Plans when Members are Rational Life Cycle Financial Planners

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-1111
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
David P. Blake, Douglas Wright and Yumeng Zhang
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Solutions Group, Legal & General Investment Management
Downloads 77 (264,068)

Abstract:

defined contribution pension plan, funding strategy, investment strategy, Epstein-Zin utility, stochastic lifestyling, phased annuitisation, dynamic programming

Age-Dependent Investing: Optimal Funding and Investment Strategies in Defined Contribution Pension Plans When Members are Rational Life Cycle Financial Planners

Pensions Institute, Discussion Paper PI-1111
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
David P. Blake, Douglas Wright and Yumeng Zhang
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Solutions Group, Legal & General Investment Management
Downloads 26 (425,218)

Abstract:

defined contribution pension plan, funding strategy, investment strategy, Epstein-Zin utility, stochastic lifestyling, phased annuitisation, dynamic programming

32.

Spend More Today: Using Behavioural Economics to Improve Retirement Expenditure Decisions

Pensions Institute Discussions Paper No. PI-1014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
David P. Blake and Tom Boardman
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 102 (209,837)

Abstract:

Behavioural economics, Retirement, Annuities

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Turning Pensions Plans into Pension Planes: What Investment Strategy Designers of Defined Contribution Pension Plans Can Learn from Commercial Aircraft Designers

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 29 Apr 2009
David P. Blake, Andrew J. G. Cairns and Kevin Dowd
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 101 (200,506)
Citation 3

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Apocalyptic Demography? Putting Longevity Risk in Perspective

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
David P. Blake
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 92 (231,005)
Citation 1

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35.

Longevity Risks and Capital Markets: The 2010-2011 Update

Pension Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-1113
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève - University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO), National Chengchi University and University of New South Wales - ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research and School of Risk and Actuarial Studies
Downloads 85 (232,695)
Citation 2

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Taking the Long View

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 May 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2009
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 81 (244,533)
Citation 1

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37.

Longevity Hedge Effectiveness: A Decomposition

Pensions Institute Discussion Paper No. PI-1106
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Dec 2011
Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Pacific Global Advisors
Downloads 70 (255,711)

Abstract:

hedge effectiveness, correlation, mark-to-model, valuation model, simulation, value hedging, longevity risk, stochastic mortality, population basis risk, recalibration risk

38.

Facing Up to Uncertain Life Expectancy: The Longevity Fan Charts

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Kevin Dowd, David P. Blake and Andrew J. G. Cairns
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics
Downloads 69 (271,995)
Citation 7

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Pyrrhic Victory? The Unintended Consequences of the Pensions Act 2004

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business School, Pendragon PLC and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 55 (309,885)
Citation 1

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Annuities & Accessibilility: How the Industry Can Empower Consumers to Make Rational Choices

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Debbie Harrison, Alistair Byrne and David P. Blake
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 50 (321,004)
Citation 1

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The Myth of Methuselah and the Uncertainty of Death: The Mortality Fan Charts

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Feb 2009
Kevin Dowd, David P. Blake and Andrew J. G. Cairns
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics
Downloads 40 (345,020)

Abstract:

mortality, fan charts, longevity risk, parameter risk

Phantoms Never Die: Living with Unreliable Population Data

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Oct 2015
Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and Prudential Retirement
Downloads 18 (470,726)

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Baby boom, cohort-births-deaths exposures methodology, convexity adjustment ratio, deaths, graphical diagnostics, population data

Phantoms Never Die: Living with Unreliable Population Data

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) and Prudential Retirement
Downloads 15 (488,006)

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Baby boom; Cohort–births–deaths exposures methodology; Convexity adjustment ratio; Deaths; Graphical diagnostics; Population data

43.

Longevity Bonds: Financial Engineering, Valuation, and Hedging

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 73, No. 4, pp. 647-672, December 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and National Chengchi University
Downloads 33 (379,521)
Citation 18

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Delivering DC? Barriers to Participation in the Company-Sponsored Pensions Market

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Debbie Harrison, Alistair Byrne and David P. Blake
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, University of Edinburgh - Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 32 (383,314)

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A Two-Factor Model for Stochastic Mortality With Parameter Uncertainty: Theory and Calibration

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 73, No. 4, pp. 687-718, December 2006
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Nov 2006
Andrew J. G. Cairns, David P. Blake and Kevin Dowd
Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 29 (395,417)
Citation 40

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NDC v. FDC: Pros, Cons and Replication

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Dec 2011
David P. Blake
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 25 (387,268)

Abstract:

non-financial defined contribution, financial defined contribution

47.

Pyrrhic Victory? The Unintended Consequence of the Pensions Act 2004

Economic Affairs, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 9-16, June 2006
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 May 2006
University of Edinburgh - Business School, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Pendragon PLC
Downloads 25 (418,263)
Citation 1

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Survivor Swaps

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 73, No. 1, pp. 1-17, March 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2006
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and Kent State University
Downloads 25 (413,437)
Citation 25

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What Should Be Done About the Underfunding of Defined Benefit Pension Schemes? A Case Study of Ireland

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
John Cotter, David P. Blake and Kevin Dowd
University College Dublin, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)
Downloads 24 (379,521)

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Defined Benefit Pension Schemes, Funding, Government Insurance Schemes

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On the Sustainability of the UK State Pension System in the Light of Population Ageing and Declining Fertility

Economic Journal, Vol. 116, No. 512, pp. F286-F305, June 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
David P. Blake and Leslie D. Mayhew
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
Downloads 23 (428,371)
Citation 1

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International Asset Allocation with Time-Varying Investment Opportunities

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3464
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Sep 2002
Allan G. Timmermann and David P. Blake
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 21 (438,666)
Citation 12

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International asset allocation, market timing, UK pension funds, investment performance

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After VaR: The Theory, Estimation, and Insurance Applications of Quantile-Based Risk Measures

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 73, No. 2, pp. 193-229, June 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 30 May 2006
Kevin Dowd and David P. Blake
Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 16 (459,530)
Citation 13

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Decentralized Investment Management: Evidence from the Pension Fund Industry

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7679
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Feb 2010
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Bath School of Management and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 15 (469,773)
Citation 7

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asset management, decentralized management, pension funds, principal agent problems

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What is a Promise from the Government Worth? Quantifying Political Risk in State and Personal Pension Schemes in the United Kingdom

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 298, pp. 342-361, May 2008
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Apr 2008
David P. Blake
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 4 (523,064)
Citation 1

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Survivor Derivatives: A Consistent Pricing Framework

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, Issue 3, pp. 579-596, September 2010
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
Kent State University, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 2 (527,766)
Citation 3

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The New Life Market

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 3, pp. 501-558, 2013
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, Pacific Global Advisors, City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and National Chengchi University
Downloads 1 (543,599)

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Managing Financially Distressed Pension Plans in the Interest of Beneficiaries

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 84, Issue 2, pp. 539-565, 2017
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 May 2017
Joachim Inkmann, David P. Blake and Zhen Shi
University of Melbourne - Department of Finance, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and University of Melbourne
Downloads 0 (543,599)
Citation 1

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Measurement Without Theory: On the Extraordinary Abuse of Economic Models in the EU Referendum Debate

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
David P. Blake
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 0 (332,810)

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We Need a National Narrative: Building a Consensus Around Retirement Income

Independent Review of Retirement Income, 2016
Number of pages: 606 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
David P. Blake
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 0 (371,965)

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Independent Review of Retirement Income: Consultation

Independent Review of Retirement Income, 2016
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 24 Mar 2016
David P. Blake
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 0 (480,129)

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Improved Inference in the Evaluation of Mutual Fund Performance Using Panel Bootstrap Methods

Pensions Institute, Discussion Paper PI-1405
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, University College London, University of Bath-Department of Economics and University of Bath School of Management
Downloads 0 (464,589)

Abstract:

mutual funds, unit trusts, open-ended investment companies, performance measurement, factor benchmark models, panel methods, bootstrap methods.

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Good Practice Principles in Modelling Defined Contribution Pension Plans

Posted: 22 Mar 2016
David P. Blake and Kevin Dowd
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)

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A General Procedure for Constructing Mortality Models

Pensions Institute, Discussion Paper PI-1301
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Mar 2016
Andrew Hunt and David P. Blake
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute
Downloads 0 (514,318)

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Mortality modelling, age/period/cohort models, age period effects, cohort effects

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Network Centrality and Delegated Investment Performance

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 12/2015-065
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
University of Maryland - Department of Finance, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Bath School of Management and University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business
Downloads 0 (204,428)

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Networks, Investment Management, Performance

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Spend More Today Safely: Using Behavioral Economics to Improve Retirement Expenditure Decisions with SPEEDOMETER Plans

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 17, Issue 1, pp. 83-112, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Mar 2014
David P. Blake and Tom Boardman
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and City University London - Sir John Cass Business School
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66.

A Gravity Model of Mortality Rates for Two Related Populations

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, 2011
Posted: 24 Jan 2012
City University London - Sir John Cass Business School, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Pacific Global Advisors and J.P. Morgan

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67.

Perspectives: Designing a Defined-Contribution Plan - What to Learn from Aircraft Designers

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 31 Jan 2009
David P. Blake, Andrew J. G. Cairns and Kevin Dowd
City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute, Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics and Nottingham University Business School (NUBS)

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Portfolio Management: Asset/Liability Management; Advocacy, Regulatory, and Legislative Issues: Advocacy Issues

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Default Funds in U.K. Defined-Contribution Plans

Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 63, No. 4, pp. 40-51, July/August 2007
Posted: 25 Jul 2007
University of Edinburgh - Business School, Nottingham University Business School (NUBS), City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and Heriot-Watt University - Department of Actuarial Science & Statistics

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Private Wealth Management, Asset Allocation, Portfolio Management, Other

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Asset Allocation Dynamics and Pension Fund Performance

The Journal of Business, Vol. 72, No. 4, October 1999, Cass Business School Research Paper
Posted: 11 Feb 2000
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego and City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute

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The Hazards of Mutual Fund Underperformance: A Cox Regression Analysis

UCSD Economics Discussion Paper 98-11, Cass Business School Research Paper
Posted: 20 Aug 1998
Asger Lunde, David P. Blake and Allan G. Timmermann
University of Aarhus - School of Economics and Management, City University London - Cass Business School - The Pensions Institute and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics

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