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Our journals and research publications

Our journals and research publications advance the body of knowledge of actuarial science and its applications and promote new research and knowledge transfer: they are a valuable resource for practitioners, academics and policy makers

Research from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFoA) is disseminated in a number of ways:

Our journals 

As part of our objective to advance all matters relevant to actuarial science, the IFoA publishes two journals, Annals of Actuarial Science (AAS) and British Actuarial Journal (BAJ). IFoA membership fees include free access to our journals.

Longevity Bulletin

Access current and previous issues and find out more about the Longevity Bulletin.

Research papers

View our listing of Sessional paper archive, conference paper archive, or use the main site search.

Research Newsletter

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    Over recent months there has been a sharp rise in M&A activity involving British businesses, with interest from overseas, domestic buyers and Private Equity investors.  

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    Frank Redington is recognised as one of the most influential actuaries of all time. In this talk, Craig will review some of Redington's most important ideas. He will identify the consistent actuarial principles that form a common thread across the contributions Redington made to a broad range of actuarial fields, and will highlight the ongoing relevance of Redington's thinking to 21st century actuarial practice.

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    The IFoA Mental Health working party look back over their week of blogs and podcasts considering all aspects of the relationship between mental health and life insurance. The expert panel spans adviser, underwriter and actuarial experience and they  explore triggers for purchasing insurance relating to mental health, the various routes to insurance and how these may be more suited to different people depending on their conditions and preferences, the products and processes involved in purchasing these as well as what claims and support are available to policyholders and how to access them.

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    Part of the 'Finance in the Public Interest 2022' webinar series. If it was ever okay to consider your business in isolation from its surroundings, today it most definitely is not. Thinking about business within its surrounding system is now a necessity. The question we seek to discuss is: How should we prescribe the boundaries in which we consider problems to enable us to create better products and more resilient companies and systems?

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    What will happen to DC pension savers who see life annuities as poor VFM but still want an income for life?  Pooled annuity funds could offer them a decent lifetime income while reducing significantly the complex choices and risk inherent in income drawdown.  They could be the next generation of CDC pension schemes, slotting into the existing DC framework as a post-retirement option.