Sheel Shah and Madhuri Kumar discuss redefining goals so that recovery from the pandemic is sustainable, resilient and equitable, and one that doesn’t ignore the planetary boundaries between humanity and the environment.
James Fisher, with inputs from within the COVID-19 workstream, discusses the potential drawbacks of using economic growth as the primary lens through which government policy decisions are made.
In their latest blog, the IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce Social Security Group look at the impact the pandemic has had on public expenditure and social benefit finances.
In this follow-on blog post Stephen Moncrief, of the IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Social Security Group, completes his blog journey to consider whether the Coronavirus Pandemic should alter our views on the desirability of Universal Basic Income (UBI) approaches.
On February 19 the IFoA submitted its feedback and recommendations to HM Treasury on the Phase II Consultation of the Financial Services Future Regulatory Framework Review.
Matthew Edwards, Stuart McDonald and Nicola Oliver of the COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group look back over their 100 bulletins and how actuaries have come together to help tackle the pandemic.
In this blog Stephen Moncrief, of the IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Social Security Group, takes a look at where UBI schemes have not been implemented but where there has been considerable interest.
Rahul Kapur is a student member of the IFoA working for E&Y in Delhi, India. He believes that Impact Investing provides a win-win for investors and society and that it’s worth a closer look by the actuarial profession. In this article, the first of a 3-part series, Rahul introduces Impact Investing and explains how historical returns are higher than you might think.
IFoA’s COVID-19 Action Taskforce (ICAT) Financial Reporting Group (FRG) with input from within the COVID-19 workstream, provides initial observations considering the topic of Covid-19 reporting implications for actuaries working on insurance companies/pension plans.
Alan Marshall, Review Actuary in the IFoA Actuarial Review Team, talks about the success of the first Thematic Review Report and looks ahead to the next reviews being planned.