Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks

Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks Author David C. M. Dickson
ISBN-10 9781107044074
Release 2013-08-12
Pages 616
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This groundbreaking text has been augmented with new material and fully updated to prepare students for the new-style MLC exam.



Solutions Manual for Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks

Solutions Manual for Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks Author David C. M. Dickson
ISBN-10 9781107620261
Release 2013-08-12
Pages 227
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This must-have manual provides detailed solutions to all of the 200+ exercises in Dickson, Hardy and Waters' Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks, Second Edition. This groundbreaking text on the modern mathematics of life insurance is required reading for the Society of Actuaries' Exam MLC and also provides a solid preparation for the life contingencies material of the UK actuarial profession's exam CT5. Beyond the professional examinations, the textbook and solutions manual offer readers the opportunity to develop insight and understanding, and also offer practical advice for solving problems using straightforward, intuitive numerical methods. Companion spreadsheets illustrating these techniques are available for free download.



Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks

Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781467210683
Release 2016-10-16
Pages 41
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.



Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics

Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics Author S. David Promislow
ISBN-10 9781118782521
Release 2014-11-26
Pages 552
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Provides a comprehensive coverage of both the deterministic and stochastic models of life contingencies, risk theory, credibility theory, multi-state models, and an introduction to modern mathematical finance. New edition restructures the material to fit into modern computational methods and provides several spreadsheet examples throughout. Covers the syllabus for the Institute of Actuaries subject CT5, Contingencies Includes new chapters covering stochastic investments returns, universal life insurance. Elements of option pricing and the Black-Scholes formula will be introduced.



Regression Modeling with Actuarial and Financial Applications

Regression Modeling with Actuarial and Financial Applications Author Edward W. Frees
ISBN-10 9780521760119
Release 2010
Pages 565
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This book teaches multiple regression and time series and how to use these to analyze real data in risk management and finance.



Insurance Risk and Ruin

Insurance Risk and Ruin Author David C. M. Dickson
ISBN-10 9781107154605
Release 2016-10-31
Pages 300
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Balancing rigor and intuition, the new edition of this first course in risk theory has added exercises and expands on contemporary topics.



Nonlife Actuarial Models

Nonlife Actuarial Models Author Yiu-Kuen Tse
ISBN-10 9780521764650
Release 2009-09-17
Pages 524
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This class-tested undergraduate textbook covers the entire syllabus for Exam C of the Society of Actuaries (SOA).



Actuarial Mathematics

Actuarial Mathematics Author Newton L. Bowers
ISBN-10 0938959468
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 753
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Actuarial Mathematics has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Actuarial Mathematics also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Actuarial Mathematics book for free.



Introduction to Mathematical Portfolio Theory

Introduction to Mathematical Portfolio Theory Author Mark S. Joshi
ISBN-10 9781107042315
Release 2013-07-11
Pages 314
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This concise yet comprehensive guide focuses on the mathematics of portfolio theory without losing sight of the finance.



Economic and Financial Decisions Under Risk

Economic and Financial Decisions Under Risk Author Louis Eeckhoudt
ISBN-10 9780691122151
Release 2005-01-23
Pages 234
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"The authors start with the fundamentals of risk measurement and risk aversion. They then apply these concepts to insurance decisions and portfolio choice in a one-period model. After examining these decisions in their one-period setting, they devote most of the book to a multiperiod context, which adds the long-term perspective most risk management analyses require. Each chapter concludes with a discussion of the relevant literature and a set of problems."--Jacket.



Discover Your True North

Discover Your True North Author Bill George
ISBN-10 9781119082941
Release 2015-08-10
Pages 305
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Revised edition of the author's Finding your true north, 2008.



Preparation for the Next Life

Preparation for the Next Life Author Atticus Lish
ISBN-10 9781780747781
Release 2015-04-02
Pages 432
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In post-9/11 New York, Zou Lei is an illegal immigrant from northwest China. A Muslim with a Uighur mother and a Han soldier for a father, she’s a pariah even within the Chinese community. Forced to work fourteen-hour days and live in squalor, she nevertheless embraces the many freedoms her adopted homeland has to offer. Damaged by three tours in Iraq, veteran Brad Skinner comes to New York with the sole intention of partying as hard as he can in order to forget what he’s seen. Impulsive and angry, Skinner’s re-entry into civilian life seems doomed. But when he meets Zou Lei they discover that new beginnings may be possible for both of them, that is if they can survive homelessness, lockup and Skinner’s post-traumatic stress disorder. Set in the underbelly of New York, Preparation for the Next Life exposes an America as seen from the fringes of society in devastating detail and destroys the myth of the American Dream through two of the most remarkable characters in contemporary fiction. Powerful, realistic and raw, this is one of the most ambitious – and necessary – chronicles of our time.



Actuaries Survival Guide

Actuaries  Survival Guide Author Fred Szabo
ISBN-10 9780123869432
Release 2012
Pages 271
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This book explains what actuaries are, what they do, and where they do it. It describes the ideas, techniques, and skills involved in the day-to-day work of actuaries. This second edition has been updated to reflect the rise of social networking and the internet, the progress toward a global knowledge-based economy, and the global expansion of the actuarial field that has occurred since the first edition. --from publisher description



Computational Actuarial Science with R

Computational Actuarial Science with R Author Arthur Charpentier
ISBN-10 9781466592599
Release 2014-08-26
Pages 656
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A Hands-On Approach to Understanding and Using Actuarial Models Computational Actuarial Science with R provides an introduction to the computational aspects of actuarial science. Using simple R code, the book helps you understand the algorithms involved in actuarial computations. It also covers more advanced topics, such as parallel computing and C/C++ embedded codes. After an introduction to the R language, the book is divided into four parts. The first one addresses methodology and statistical modeling issues. The second part discusses the computational facets of life insurance, including life contingencies calculations and prospective life tables. Focusing on finance from an actuarial perspective, the next part presents techniques for modeling stock prices, nonlinear time series, yield curves, interest rates, and portfolio optimization. The last part explains how to use R to deal with computational issues of nonlife insurance. Taking a do-it-yourself approach to understanding algorithms, this book demystifies the computational aspects of actuarial science. It shows that even complex computations can usually be done without too much trouble. Datasets used in the text are available in an R package (CASdatasets).



Financial Enterprise Risk Management

Financial Enterprise Risk Management Author Paul Sweeting
ISBN-10 9781107184619
Release 2017-08-31
Pages 600
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This comprehensive, yet accessible, guide to enterprise risk management for financial institutions contains all the tools needed to build and maintain an ERM framework. It discusses the internal and external contexts with which risk management must be carried out, and it covers a range of qualitative and quantitative techniques that can be used to identify, model and measure risks. This new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect new legislation and the creation of the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. It includes new content on Bayesian networks, expanded coverage of Basel III, a revised treatment of operational risk and a fully revised index. Over 100 diagrams are used to illustrate the range of approaches available, and risk management issues are highlighted with numerous case studies. This book also forms part of the core reading for the UK actuarial profession's specialist technical examination in enterprise risk management, ST9.



Actuarial Models

Actuarial Models Author Vladimir I. Rotar
ISBN-10 9781482227079
Release 2014-08-18
Pages 654
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Actuarial Models: The Mathematics of Insurance, Second Edition thoroughly covers the basic models of insurance processes. It also presents the mathematical frameworks and methods used in actuarial modeling. This second edition provides an even smoother, more robust account of the main ideas and models, preparing students to take exams of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS). New to the Second Edition Revises all chapters, especially material on the surplus process Takes into account new results and current trends in teaching actuarial modeling Presents a new chapter on pension models Includes new problems from the 2011-2013 CAS examinations Like its best-selling, widely adopted predecessor, this edition is designed for students, actuaries, mathematicians, and researchers interested in insurance processes and economic and social models. The author offers three clearly marked options for using the text. The first option includes the basic material for a one-semester undergraduate course, the second provides a more complete treatment ideal for a two-semester course or self-study, and the third covers more challenging topics suitable for graduate-level readers.



Models for Quantifying Risk Sixth Edition

Models for Quantifying Risk  Sixth Edition Author Stephen J. Camilli, ASA
ISBN-10 9781625423474
Release 2014-06-24
Pages 524
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This book is used in many university courses for SOA Exam MLC preparation. The Fifth Edition is the official reference for CAS Exam LC. The Sixth Edition of this textbook presents a variety of stochastic models for the actuary to use in undertaking the analysis of risk. It is designed to be appropriate for use in a two or three semester university course in basic actuarial science. It was written with the SOA Exam MLC and CAS Exam LC in mind. Models are evaluated in a generic form with life contingencies included as one of many applications of the science. Students will find this book to be a valuable reference due to its easy-to-understand explanations and end-of-chapter exercises. In 2013 the Society of Actuaries announced a change to Exam MLC's format, incorporating 60% written answer questions and new standard notation and terminology to be used for the exam. There are several areas of expanded content in the Sixth Edition due to these changes. Six important changes to the Sixth Edition: WRITTEN-ANSWER EXAMPLES This edition offers additional written-answer examples in order to better prepare the reader for the new SOA eam format. NOTATION AND TERMINOLOGY CONFORMS TO EXAM MLC MQR 6 fully incorporates all standard notation and terminology for exam MLC, as detailed by the SOA in their document Notation and Terminology Used on Exam MLC. MULTI-STATE MODELS Extension of multi-state model representationt to almost all topics covered in the text. FOCUS ON NORTH AMERICAN MARKET AND ACTUARIAL PROFESSION This book is written specifically for the multi-disciplinary needs of the North American Market. This is reflected in both content and terminology. PROFIT TESTING, PARTICIPATING INSURANCE, AND UNIVERSAL LIFE MQR 6 contains an expanded treatment of these topics. THIELE'S EQUATION Additional applications of this important equation are presented, to more fully prepare the reader for exam day. A separate solutions manual with detailed solutions to all of the text exercises is also available. Please see the Related Items Tab for a direct link I selected Models for Quantifying Risk as the text for my class. Given that the syllabus had changed quite dramatically from prior years, I was looking for a text that would cover all the material in the new syllabus in a way that was rigorous, easy to understand, and would prepare students for the May 2012 MLC exam. To me, the text with the accompanying solutions manual does precisely that. --Jay Vadiveloo, Ph.D., FSA, MAAA, CFA, Math Department, University of Connecticut I found that the exposition of the material is thorough while the concepts are readily accessible and well illustrated with examples. The book was an invaluable source of practice problems when I was preparing for the Exam MLC. Studying from it enabled me to pass this exam." -- Dmitry Glotov, Math Department, University of Connecticut "This book is extremely well written and structured." -- Kate Li, Student, University of Connecticut "Overall, the text is thorough, understandable, and well-organized. The clear exposition and excellent use of examples will benefit the student and help her avoid 'missing the forest for the trees'. I was impressed by the quality and quantity of examples and exercises throughout the text; students will find this collection of problems sorted by topic valuable for their exam preparation. Overall, I strongly recommend the book." -- Kristin Moore, Ph.D., ASA, University of Michigan