Archive of 2013 January

ASNA 2013 – Looking Back and Moving Forward Thumbnail

ASNA 2013 – Looking Back and Moving Forward

By Kedar Mhapsekar Candidate, Master of Science in Statistics--Financial Modelling University of Western Ontario At the start of every year, university students and young professionals acro

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An Interview with Bill Chinery Thumbnail

An Interview with Bill Chinery

 By Joseph De Dominicis, FSA, FCIA -- SOA Canadian Staff fellow “Fortune sides with him who dares”  -Virgil The trade-off implicit in the above quote is central to modern finance and i

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Observations on Input and Output Smoothing Methods: How do they affect the funding of defined benefit plans?

Following the release of our first Rapid Retirement Research report, The Rising Tide of Pension Contributions, the SOA decided to begin an investigation of ways to address the volatility of statutory

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Actuary Chris Bone provides updates on the SOA’s longevity initiative; responds to New York Times op-ed about Social Security Thumbnail

Actuary Chris Bone provides updates on the SOA’s longevity initiative; responds to New York Times op-ed about Social Security

The science of longevity projection is rapidly changing and debate about the implications of these changes is increasingly entering the public arena. Many of you may have seen the op-ed piece in the S

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Cost of the Newly Insured Under the Affordable Care Act

The Society of Actuaries is pleased to make available draft material examining the cost of the newly insured under the Affordable Care Act. The draft material is being exposed for a comment period bef

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