A talkthrough of a model of the USS valuation

Number 45: #USSbriefs45

Sam Marsh, University of Sheffield

This is a USSbrief, published on 23 August 2018, that belongs to the OpenUPP (Open USS Pension Panel) series. The author’s video is originally uploaded on University of Sheffield UCU’s YouTube channel on 23 August 2018. The author Sam Marsh has also published #USSbriefs32, ‘Understanding “Test 1”: a submission to the USS Joint Expert Panel’.


Sheffield UCU president and national USS negotiator Sam Marsh talks through a spreadsheet which models the valuation. The spreadsheet, stripped of confidential data, is available here.

Direct link to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DlMxwIytgNc


This is a USSbrief, published on 23 August 2018, that belongs to the OpenUPP (Open USS Pension Panel) series. This video represents the views of the author only. The author believes all information to be reliable and accurate; if any errors are found please contact us so that we can correct them. We welcome discussion of the points raised and suggest that discussants use Twitter with the hashtags #USSbriefs45 and #OpenUPP2018; the author will try to respond as appropriate. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.