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Brumwell, J C H
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 69-78

Notes on the Financial Times-Actuaries Index in 1977

69 NOTES ON THE FINANCIAL TIMES— ACTUARIES INDEX IN 1977 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 (T.F.A., 32, pp. ... read more >>

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McCutcheon, J J
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 53-68

Causes of death in Britain (1970-1972)

The purpose of this paper is to analyse briefly the relative significance of the principal causes of death which currently prevail in the United Kingdom. The work is a sequel to that of references 4 and 5, in which various life tables were produced from ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 71

Notes on the Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries

NOTES ON THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE FACULTY OF ACTUARIES 36,2 (No. 254), 1978 CLARKSON, R. S. A mathematical model for the gilt-edged market: investigates what general form of price model is required to represent a market that is in equilibrium under ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 335-337

Lane, Ralph Charles Bradley; and Wood, Charles Florestan (Memoirs)

MEMOIRS RALPH CHARLES BRADLEY LANE RALPH LANE died suddenly on 23 February 1978 a t the a g e o f 69 while taking the chair a t a B o a r d Meeting o f one o f his companies. H e h a d been warned that ... read more >>

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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 335-336

Notes on the Journal of the Institute of Actuaries, vol. 105

335 NOTES ON THE JOURNAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES VOL. 105, PART I, No. 428 (1978) Sir John Habakkuk. Alfred Watson Memorial Lecture-The University and Vocation (pp. 1-14). G. M. Dobbie and A. D. Wilkie. The F. T.-Actuaries Fixed Interest ... read more >>

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Daw, R H
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 299-318

Smallpox and the double decrement table: a piece of actuarial prehistory

More than 200 years ago, on 30 April 1760, Daniel Bernoulli (1766) read a memoir to the Royal Academy of Sciences in Paris. In this remarkable memoir Bernoulli produced the first double decrement life table and one of the related single decrement tables, ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 83

Corrigenda

CORRIGENDA TO VOLUME 105 Page 85, penultimate line to read: ‘were suspended, not merely for a few days, to be followed shortly in 2 by the’ Page 86, third line. For ‘Three’ read ‘There’. Part 1, back cover and Part 3, contents list of volume. Seventh ... read more >>

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Francis, P R
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 319-329

Solvency of a pension scheme - a case history

In the normal course the actuary to a pension fund recommends a rate of contribution which will enable the fund to continue to provide the benefits specified in the rules. A major purpose of the successive valuations will be to avoid sharp fluctuations in ... read more >>

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Brumwell, J C H
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 317-324

Notes on the Financial Times-Actuaries Equity Indices in 1978

317 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 (T. F. A., ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 333-334

Articles, papers and publications of actuarial interest

ARTICLES, PAPERS AND PUBLICATIONS OF ACTUARIAL INTEREST BY E. J . W. DYSON, M.A., F.I.A. AND D . F;. RENN, PH.D., F.I.A. BANK OF ENGLAND QUARTERLY BULLETIN 18,4 (December 1978) Measures o f real profitability, This article, p r e p ... read more >>

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Brunet, E
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 225

Private occupational pension schemes, by Robin Ellison (Review)

REVIEW Private Occupational Pension Schemes, by ROBIN ELLISON [Oyez Press, 1979] It is possible to consider pension schemes from a variety o f points o f view. Robin Ellison, a s befits a former practising ... read more >>

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Wilkie, A D
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 207-218

FT-Actuaries British Government Securities Indices 1978

F.T.–ACTUARIES BRITISH GOVERNMENT SECURITIES INDICES, 1978 BY A. D . WILKlE, 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. 106, 357) it w a s noted that the ... read more >>

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McCutcheon, J J; Eilbeck, J C
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 42-52

Graduations of the data for the Scottish Life Tables (1970-1972)

After completing the work of reference (‘Experiments in the graduation of the English Life Tables (No. 13) data’, TFA, 35), in which tables were constructed reflecting the mortality of England and Wales over the years 1970 to 1972, the authors ... read more >>

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Wilkie, A D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 27-41

Maturity (and other) guarantees under unit linked policies

These notes were written after Scott’s Faculty paper ‘A Reserve Basis for Maturity Guarantees in Unit-Linked Life Assurance’, discussed on 17th January 1977, but before Corby’s Institute note ‘Reserves for Maturity Guarantees ... read more >>

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Drastik, V C P
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 47-60

On the derivation of actuarial formulae

This paper has been written to present a new approach to the determination of approximate actuarial formulae. The method employed involves using certain desirable conditions to find the values of arbitrary parameters in a general formula. It is ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 339-341

Reviews

REVIEWS Reviews o f UK Statistical Sources; Vol VI– 10. Wealth: By A. B. ATKINSON and A. J . HARRISON. 11, Personal Incomes: By T. STARK [Pergamon Press, O x f o r d , 19771 THIS attractively presented book is one o f a series ... read more >>

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Goddard, P R
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 201-206

The education and examination of actuaries

Every profession should be concerned with the problem of matching training and working practice. The problem is especially a vital one for the small but powerful actuarial profession seeking to adapt to significant changes. This note gives a brief ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1979) 106: 331-332

Notes on other actuarial journals

331 NOTES ON THE JOURNAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES VOL. 96, PART I. No. 403 (1970) Pepper, G. T. The Money Supply, Economic Management and the Gilt- Edged Market pp. l-46. The subject of the money supply suddenly became topical in the autumn ... 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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Shedden, A D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 20-26

A practical approach to applying immunisation theory: an addendum

20 AN ADDENDUM TO A PRACTICAL APPROACH TO APPLYING IMMUNISATION THEORY by A. D. SHEDDEN, B.Sc., F.F.A., F.S.A. (Published in T.F.A. vol. 35, pp. 313-336). 1. In the above paper it is shown that if VA and VL are the res- pective values, in terms ... read more >>