Academics & Thought Leaders
Economists commonly talk about the benefits of matching risks of important life expenses with secure lifetime income.
Modern Portfolio Theory
Valuing the "Utility" of Annuities
A large body of academic and industry thought leadership exists on the benefits of mortality pooling as a match for longevity risk.
Zvi Bodie has long researched and published thought leadership on the idea that the risk of investing in stocks does not diminish with time.
Barton Waring, former Head of Institutional Client Advisory at Barclays Global Investors, wrote a book about the importance of asset/liability matching in retirement portfolios.