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Gilley, D F
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1973) 100: 71-107

Past and future development of the consulting actuary"s work

Confident prediction of the future course of events is work for astrologers who have either a belief in their own powers which no analysis of past results can undermine, or a gullible clientele which is sufficiently large to make forecasting worthwhile. ... read more >>

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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1974) 100: Frontispiece

Her Majesty's gracious reply to the Loyal address [on the occasion of the 125th Anniversary of the founding of the Institute]

The President, The Institute of Actuaries Please convey to the Council and Members of the Institute of Actuaries the warm thanks of The Queen for their kind and loyal Address which Her Majesty received with much pleasure. On the occasion of the ... read more >>

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Boyd-Carpenter, Lord
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1973) 100: 26-33

Address, by Lord Boyd-Carpenter. [Assembly to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the foundation of the Institute of Actuaries]

26 Opening Meeting ADDRESS THE PROFESSIONAL MAN: WILL HE SURVIVE? Lord Boyd-Carpenter: I am very honoured, if a trifle over-awed, at being allowed to take part in your proceedings this morning. I am the more alarmed because in the face of the massed ... read more >>

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Continuous Mortality Investigation

CMI Report 1. Whole volume

History and development; Mortality of assured lives 1967-70; Mortality of immediate annuitants 1967-70; Mortality of pensioners under life office pension schemes 1967-70; Mortality experienced during the period 1967-70 by purchasers of retirement annuities ... read more >>

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Author:
Smith, P R
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1973) 99: 249-291

More informative disclosure of life office affairs

In recent years a number of papers have been presented to the Institute dealing with the problem of how the actuary of a life office is to determine the amount of surplus which can safely be distributed to with-profit policyholders, and of how that surplus ... read more >>

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Author:
Pepper, G T; Thomas, R L
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1973) 99: 195-247

Cyclical changes in the level of the equity and gilt-edged markets

Our earlier paper ‘The money supply, economic management and the gilt edged market’ (JIA 96) introduced the money supply as being ‘of importance to investment, in general because of possible changes in the economic management in the ... read more >>

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Author:
Giles, P; Wilkie, A D
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Transactions of the Faculty of Actuaries [TFA] (1971-1973) 33: 375-514

Recent mortality trends: some international comparisons

In a paper presented to the Faculty in 1956, R Ll Gwilt reviewed the progress of ‘Mortality in the Past Hundred Years’. The trend of mortality of the adult population in six countries over the period 1850 to 1950 was discussed and a comparison ... read more >>

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Bangert, R M
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1973) 99: 131-170

Valuation of a life assurance company for purchase

There have been many sales of insurance companies in recent years, but there is nothing in the literature of the Institute which deals with valuation for this purpose. It is hoped that this paper and the discussion on it will fill this gap. VALUATION OF ... read more >>

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Author:
Purchase, H F
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Journal of the Institute of Actuaries [JIA] (1973) 99: 107-130

Professional conduct and practice

The Council of the Institute has for some time thought it would be advisable that members should have the opportunity of discussing the difficult problems of professional conduct and practice at a sessional meeting, particularly since the report on the ... read more >>

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Wilson, A. F.
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Institute of Actuaries Students'Society (1973)

Category B unit-linked policies

by A. F. Wilson CATEGORY B UNIT-LINKED POLICIES Presented to the Institute of Actuaries Students' Society November 1973 Introduction 1.1 The Category B unit-linked policy as defined by Grant and Kingsnorth in their paper to the Institute in ... read more >>