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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 >>

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MacDonald, R E
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1977-1979) 36: 469

The Norwegian Society of Actuaries, 75th Anniversary

469 THE NORWEGIAN SOCIETY OF ACTUARIES 75th ANNIVERSARY Actuaries who attended the International Congress in Oslo in 1971 will recall with pleasure the elegant City Hall, the summer cottages on Oslo Fjord, the bustling ferries and above all the ... read more >>

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Moore, P G
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1980) 107: 11-47

Are objectivism and subjectivism compatible concepts?

The aim of this paper is to examine a number of issues that arise in decision-making. In particular it seeks to explore the relevance to decision making of the commonly made polarization as between the so-called objective and subjective approaches to ... read more >>

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Thornton, M D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1979-1981) 37: 24-62

Actuaries and long-term insurance business

The guide to the profession on this subject first appeared in the Faculty Year Book for 1975-76 and it was discussed at our sessional meeting in February 1976 (and at the Institute’s sessional meeting in January 1976). In the time since these ... read more >>

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Berrill, Sir Kenneth
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1980) 107: 1-9

The social implications of advancing technology (Alfred Watson Memorial Lecture)

Stochastic Asset Liability Modelling Working Party Members : Chairman John Ryan Richard Bulmer Patrick Byrne Stewart Coutts Julian Lowe Gary Wells 1 Insurance Convention 1995 General Stochastic Asset Liability Modelling Working Party Pressures ... read more >>

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Spedding, A.
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Institute of Actuaries Students' Society (1979)

Some aspects of matching and yield requirements for investment-linked and non-linked life assurance contracts

Presented to the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society on 30th October 1979 SOME ASPECTS OF MATCHING AND YIELD REQUIREMENTS FOR INVESTMENT-LINKED AND NON-LINKED LIFE ASSURANCE CONTRACTS by A. Spedding SYNOPSIS Many types of life assurance require the ... read more >>

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Akhurst, Ron B
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General Insurance Convention 1979

Financial planning working party report

Adaptive Control: reviews some of the recent work in this field, particularly in Australia.Discounting and Inflation: continues the theme of a GIRO 22 paper (itself a contribution to this year's discussions) by looking at the way current revenue accounting ... read more >>

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Ron Akhurst
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General Insurance Convention 1979

Financial planning (1979)

CORPORATE PLANNING IN GENERAL INSURANCE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Introduction Strategic and Operational Plans Setting Objectives and Developing Strategies Analysis of External Factors Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and ... read more >>

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Author:
David H Reid
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General Insurance Convention 1979

Applications of Reid paper

The format of this report results from the way in which the Study Group tackled the question of investigating further aspects of the approach to estimating outstanding claims described in the Reid paper. While most of the Group was concerned with ... read more >>

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Hooson, J. R.; Reynolds, D. I. W.
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Institute of Actuaries Students" Society (1979)

Statistical models of fire insurance

INSTITUTE OF ACTUARIES GENERAL INSURANCE STUDY GROUP COMMERCIAL Fire UNDERWRITING WORKING PARTY REPORT Members of Working Party - Ν Gillott (leader) Ρ Carroll G Chamberlin Β Hudson S Malde G Masters Ρ Taylor A Thomson 1986 General Insurance ... read more >>