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Why Energy-Economy Models Produce Overly Optimistic Indications
by Gail Tverberg— March 30, 2017 I was asked to give a talk to a committee of actuaries who are concerned about modeling the financial future of programs, such as pension plans, given the energy problems that are often discussed. They (and the consultants that they hire) have been using an approach that puts problems far off into the future. I was trying to explain why the approach that they were using didn’t really make sense.
See the slides I used, and a little explanation. A PDF of my presentation can be downloaded at this link: The Mirror Image Problem.
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