This podcast discusses the importance of communication in maintaining a target benefit plan in Canada, legal issues that arise in investments for such plans, and the relationship between governance and risk-bearing.

Direct download: SOA_140_Final.mp3
Category:Retirement -- posted at: 3:39pm CDT

Dr. George Ma, the author of one of the 4 winning papers in the SOA Retirement 20/20 Call for Models contest discusses his paper - "Funding of Public Sector Pension Plans."

Direct download: SOA_129b.mp3
Category:Retirement -- posted at: 2:33pm CDT

Sandra Matheson and Gene Kalwarski, the authors of one of the 4 winning papers in the SOA Retirement 20/20 Call for Models contest discuss their paper - "Multiple Employer Pension Plan Risk-Sharing Model."

Direct download: SOA_141.mp3
Category:Retirement -- posted at: 2:24pm CDT

Research Insights has moved to our own podcast feed! 

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Research Insights, hosted by R. Dale Hall, FSA, MAAA, CERA, Managing Director of SOA’s Research department and occasional guest hosts, highlights Society of Actuaries (SOA) research. The podcasts include recently released research reports, research featured at SOA meetings, and other related items produced by SOA research. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us at
Direct download: November_2018_-_Research_Insights_-_Weve_Moved.mp3
Category:Research Insights -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT

Dave Dillon, FSA, MAAA interviews Kelly Backes, FSA, MAAA on her June 2018 Health watch article: Medicare Advantage Star Ratings: Expectations for New Organizations.  The discussion covers the impact of star ratings on Medicare Advantage plan revenue, the current star rating landscape, and star rating considerations and expectations for new organizations.

Direct download: SOA_136_1.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 3:26pm CDT