Mortality Postponement and Compression at Older Ages in Human Cohorts

Speaker: David McCarthy (University of Georgia)

Date: 7 June, 1-2pm UTC time zone (11pm-12am AEST Sydney, Australia) (for other time zones click here


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About the speaker:


David McCarthy academic work focuses on inter-generational transfers and risk sharing, the analysis of mortality risks, annuities, financial sector regulation and retirement system design and operation. He has had a varied career in academia, industry and government. Before completing his PhD at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he worked as an actuarial trainee in a large life insurance company in his native South Africa. Subsequently, he worked in academia at Oxford University and Imperial College, London, where he started and ran an actuarial MSc program. Before joining the University of Georgia, McCarthy took a sabbatical from academia to advise the National Treasury of South Africa on financial sector regulation, public-sector pensions and retirement reform. He is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries, Edinburgh, UK.