09/03 - The Actuary - March 2009
Opportunities in ERM
Paul Klumpes discusses how actuaries can capitalise on the challenges of ERM
A brief history of insurance
Graham Fulcher explores the evolution of risk sharing in non-life insurance over the past 4000 years.
One hundred, not out
Tony Salter and Colin Redman consider the 100-year history of the state pension
Recognising true value
Alam Arbaney and Ross Fleming look at the impact of new guidelines on the valuation of annuities
James Orr describes how multidisciplinary research can help us better understand mortality trends
Qualifying as an actuary
Trevor Watkins looks at the changing education process and the issues to be resolved.
Mortality under the microscope
Gordon Sharpe eplains the work of the CMI
Caroline Hunter-Yeats and Ed Mackenna assess the likely impact of the FRS's Actuarial Quality Framework on firms' risk management procedures
Louise Aitchison explainshow new regulation may help actuaries with conflicts of interest
Brian Ridsdale describes an international approach to mortality
Editorial, Letters, President's address, Soapbox, Puzzles, Student page.