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Modern Actuarial Theory and Practice / Edition 2
     

Modern Actuarial Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Philip Booth, Steven Haberman, Robert Chadburn, Dewi James, Zaki Khorasanee
 

ISBN-10: 1584883685

ISBN-13: 9781584883685

Pub. Date: 12/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In the years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the incorporation of ideas and theories from the rapidly growing field of financial economics has precipitated considerable development of thinking in the actuarial profession. Modern Actuarial Theory and Practice, Second Edition integrates those changes and presents an up-to-date, comprehensive

Overview

In the years since the publication of the best-selling first edition, the incorporation of ideas and theories from the rapidly growing field of financial economics has precipitated considerable development of thinking in the actuarial profession. Modern Actuarial Theory and Practice, Second Edition integrates those changes and presents an up-to-date, comprehensive overview of UK and international actuarial theory, practice and modeling. It describes all of the traditional areas of actuarial activity, but in a manner that highlights the fundamental principles of actuarial theory and practice as well as their economic, financial, and statistical foundations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584883685
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
840
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.36(h) x 1.88(d)

Table of Contents

INVESTMENT
The Widening Scope of Actuarial Theory and Practice
Investments and Valuation
General Principles of Asset Allocation
Investment Risk
Portfolio Selection Techniques and Investment Modeling

LIFE INSURANCE
Fundamental Features of Life Insurance
Nonparticipating Life Insurance
Participating Life Insurance
The Regulation of Solvency and its Effect on the Emergence
of Profit
Life Office Risks and Risk Management
The Actuarial Role in Life Office Management

GENERAL INSURANCE
Introduction to General Insurance
General Insurance Accounts
Premium Rating
Reinsurance
Reserving

PENSIONS
Types of Pension Plan
Actuarial Modeling of Defined-Benefit Plans
Investment Strategies for Defined-Benefit Plans
Individual Pension Choices

HEALTH INSURANCE
An Introduction to Health Insurance
Income Protection Insurance
Critical Illness
Long-Term Care
Private Medical Insurance

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