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This practical introduction outlines methods for analysing actuarial and financial risk at a fairly elementary mathematical level suitable for graduate students, actuaries and other analysts in the industry who could use simulation as a problem solver. Numerous exercises with R-code illustrate the text.
This concise, yet trusty introduction to risk theory and its application in reinsurance shows how the formalism of the former fits into the institutional framework of the latter, and includes detailed guidance on calculation principles and mathematical tools.
This book offers a wholesale reinterpretation of both the introduction of excise taxation in Great Britain in the 1640s and the genesis of the Financial Revolution of the 1690s. A fresh reading of William Petty's Treatise on Taxes illustrates the development of an indigenous discourse in defence of the tax...
Fundamentals of Risk and Insurance, 11th Edition presents a thorough and comprehensive introduction to the field of insurance while emphasizing the consumer. The new edition first examines the concept of risk, the nature of the insurance device, and the principles of risk management.
Three leaders in actuarial science give a modern perspective on life contingencies. Balancing rigour and intuition, and emphasizing applications, this modern text is ideal for university courses and actuarial exam preparation. This second edition includes brand new chapters and exercises, and will prepare students for the new-style MLC exam.
This must-have manual provides solutions to all exercises in the authors' groundbreaking text, which is required reading for the SOA Exam MLC, and covers virtually the whole syllabus for the UK Subject CT5 exam. Over 200 solutions give insight as well as exam preparation. Companion spreadsheets are freely available online.
Many risks face the global insurance industry today, including the aging populations of developed countries, competition from other financial institutions, and both disparate and quickly changing regulatory demands, to name a few.