Impact of COVID-19 on Mortality
Longevity Week 2020 - The Impact of COVID-19 on Mortality with Stuart McDonald and David Collinson
Stuart McDonald, Head of Demographic Assumptions and Methodology at Lloyds Banking Group is interviewed by David Collinson, Part of the Founding Team at the Pension Corporation on the Impact of COVID-19 on mortality.
The pandemic has caused unexpected deaths around the world but what is the bigger picture for the UK when considering mortality in previous years? Actuaries are looking are various outcomes such as the healthy survivor effect which would lead to light mortality in the upcoming years.
It is also crucial to keep in mind the many variations within society on the response to COVID-19 whether its direct infections or economic implications.