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Andrew Thomson; Richard Gyles; Russell Devitt; Jon Wallis; Susan Cooper
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General Insurance Convention 1980

Expenses Working Party (1980)

The Working Party has produced four papers as follows: 1) Expense loadings, costing and rating; 2) Claims settlement expenses; 3) General branch expenses in a home service office; 4) Marginal costing. The second paper is not strictly within the terms of ... read more >>

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Steven Haberman
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1981) 108: 295-296

Survival models and data analysis, by R. C. Elandt-Johnson and N. L. Johnson (Book review)

R E V I E W Survival Models and Data Analysis. BY REGINA C. ELANDT-JOHNSON AND NORMAN L. JOHNSON. John Wiley and Sons, New York. 1980. xvi 457 pages. This excellent book describes methods of analysing survival data and constructing interpretative ... read more >>

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GN7: The relationship between the appointed actuary and the auditor of a company transacting long-term insurance business. Version 1.0

This life insurance Guidance Note has been adopted by the Board for Actuarial Standards. The latest version is available on the <a href\="http://www.frc.org.uk/bas/actuarial/index.cfm" target\="external">BAS website</a>. Faculty and Institute ... read more >>

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The Statutory Duties of the Actuary. Version 6.0

Faculty and Institute of Actuaries Statutory Duties SD v6.0 ([1980-1981]) PART TWO THE DUTIES OF ACTUARIES AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT THE ACTUARY AND THE PUBLIC Members of the public would be well advised to seek professional actuarial guidance on a number ... read more >>

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GN6: Advice on Policyholders Protection Act 1975. Version 1.0

Life insurance Guidance Note deleted 01.09.03 Faculty and Institute of Actuaries Guidance note GN6 v1.0 (01.01.1980) D/29 GN6: ADVICE ON POLICYHOLDERS PROTECTION ACT 1975 [This guidance note was prepared in January 1980 to assist actuaries in relation to ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1980) 107: 213-214

Corrigenda to JIA 106, Part III and 107, Part II

CORRIGENDA J.I.A. 106, Part III P. 299, § 2 line 5: ‘Duvillar’ should read ‘Duvillard’. P. 302, line 5: –dy–sdxnm should read –dy–sdx/nm P. 304, Note below Table 2: 7.4.1. should read 714, 1. P. 304, § 3.11 line 5: –dy–sdx m should read –dy–sdx/nm ... read more >>

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Jane Lockett
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society [JSS] (1980) 24: 91-134

Catastrophes and catastrophe insurance

CATASTROPHES AND CATASTROPHE INSURANCES by J. E. LOCKETT (A paper presented to the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society on 18 March, 1980) 1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 This paper focuses on sections of the insurance industry which are not often widely ... read more >>

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Raymond Hayward
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1980) 107: 543-545

The analysis of mortality and other actuarial statistics, by B. Benjamin and J. H. Pollard (Book review)

210 REVIEW The Analysis of Mortality and other Actuarial Statistics by B. BENJAMIN, Ph.D., F.I.A., and J. H. POLLARD, Ph.D., F.I.A. [Pp. xiv + 466. Heinemann, London, 1980. (second edition)] This is the second edition of the work, originally by ... read more >>

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Patrick Carroll
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1981) 108: 109-113

Computational probability, edited by P M Kahn (Book review)

R E V I E W S An Introduction to Mathematical Risk Theory. By HANS U. GERBER [S. S. Huebner Foundation, R. D. Irwin Inc. Homeward Illinois, 1979] As its title implies, this monograph is a textbook on mathematical risk theory. The material has been ... read more >>

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Peter Nowell
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1981) 108: 109-113

The measurement of portfolio performance: an introduction, by Hymans and Mulligan (Book review)

R E V I E W S An Introduction to Mathematical Risk Theory. By HANS U. GERBER [S. S. Huebner Foundation, R. D. Irwin Inc. Homeward Illinois, 1979] As its title implies, this monograph is a textbook on mathematical risk theory. The material has been ... read more >>

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Formulae and tables for actuarial exams (1st edition)

This book is provided here to help you as you work through older exam papers. F O R M U L A E A N D T A B L E S FOR ACTUARIAL .EXA M I NATIONS (INSTITUTE O F A C T U A R I E S ) T H E I N S T I T U T E O F A ... read more >>

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Institute of Actuaries Students' Society
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society [JSS] (1979) 23: 266-272

Report and accounts, 1977-1978

THE INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES STUDENTS' SOCIETY STAPLE INN HALL, HIGH HOLBORN, LONDON, WC1V 7QJ Report of the Committee to be presented at the Annual General Meeting on 20 October 1978 THE Committee submits its report on the work of the Society during the ... read more >>

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Dobbie, G M; Wilkie, A D
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 81-82

Correspondence

CORRESPONDENCE The F.T.–Actuaries Fixed Interest Indices (J.I.A. 105, 24) In § 7.4 the authors list three uses for price indices, the last of which is to act as a link for the purpose of determining policy benefits. Paragraph 12 of the schedule to ... read more >>

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Coe, L D
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 61-63

Tropical cyclones

In the case of several natural phenomena the problem of the frequency and distribution of claims arising therefrom is particularly difficult because the frequency at any one place is often very low but the potential damage can be very high. Thus any ... read more >>

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Wilkie, A D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 232-261

Notes on the Financial Times-Actuaries British Government Securities Indices in 1977

232 NOTES ON THE FINANCIAL TIMES- ACTUARIES BRITISH GOVERNMENT SECURITIES INDICES IN 1977 by A. D. WILKIE, M.A., F.F.A., F.I.A. 1. Introduction 1.1. The paper “The F.T.-Actuaries Fixed Interest Indices” by G. M. Dobbie and A. D. Wilkie (J.I.A., ... read more >>

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Wilkie, A D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 214-231

Notes on the Financial Times-Actuaries British Government Securities Indices in 1976

214 NOTES ON THE FINANCIAL TIMES- ACTUARIES BRITISH GOVERNMENT SECURITIES INDICES IN 1976 by A. D. WILKIE, M.A., F.F.A., F.I.A. 1. Yield Indices : Constituents 1.1. Appendix A shows the stocks used to construct the yield indices for three coupon ... read more >>

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Brumwell, J C H
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 65-70

Notes on the Financial Times-Actuaries Index in 1978

NOTES ON THE: FINANCIAL TIMES–ACTUARIES EQUITY INDICES IN 1978 BY J. C. H. BRUMWELL, M.A., F.I.A. 1. Classification of Stock Exchange Securities by Industry The original classifications were set out in the 1970 note in this series (J.I.A. 97, ... read more >>

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Brumwell, J C H
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 65-70

Notes on the Financial Times-Actuaries Index in 1978

65 FINANCE ACT, 1958, SECTION 28 PURCHASE OF INTERESTS IN EXPECTANCY BY W. P. GOODCHILD, F.I.A. AND G. V. BAYLEY, F.I.A., F.S.S. The purpose of section 28 T H E main purpose of the section is to preserve a presumptive liability for estate duty on ... read more >>

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Wilkie, A D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 325-334

Notes on the Financial Times-Actuaries British Government Securities Indices in 1978

325 NOTES ON THE FINANCIAL TIMES- ACTUARIES BRITISH GOVERNMENT SECURITIES INDICES IN 1978 by A. D. WILKIE, M.A., F.F.A., F.I.A. 1. Introduction 1.1. In the previous note “ F. T.-Actuaries British Government Securities Indices 1977 ” (J. I. A., ... read more >>

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Creedon, S.
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society [JSS] (1979) 23: 125-180

US GAAP - a UK actuary's perspective

U.S. GAAP—A U.K. ACTUARY'S PERSPECTIVE by S. CREEDON (A paper discussed by the Society on 19 December 1978) 1. INTRODUCTION Principle, n. A thing which too many people confound with interest.' AMBROSE BIERCE (Devil's Dictionary) 1.1 UNLIKE his U.K. ... read more >>