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An actuarial toolkit. Introducing "The Toolkit Manifesto"

Author:
Trevor Maynard; Nigel De Silva; Richard Holloway; Markus Gesmann; Sie Lau; John Harnett
Source:
General Insurance Convention 2006
Publication date:
28 September 2006
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