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Actuaries Advance Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics: It’s the process of using modeling and data analysis techniques on large data sets to discover predictive patterns and relationships for business use. From all corners of

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18Dec2014
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A Recap of 2014 SOA Research

With the year coming to a close, we are reflecting on the many research projects and experience studies completed in support of the actuarial profession. The SOA research efforts covered a wide ra

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SOA Research and the NAIC – Fall Meeting 2014

This mid-November, insurance industry professionals gathered in Washington, D.C. for the Fall National Meeting of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). SOA members and staff atte

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18Sep2014
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Mortality Tables Past & Present: Testimony to Subcommittee of House Ways & Means Committee

The SOA recently had the opportunity to testify before the Select Revenue Measures Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee, “Private Employer Defined Benefit Pension Plans.” The Sept.

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02Sep2014
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General, Research, Risk
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Actuarial Research for Informing Public Policy

The SOA has a long history of working with policymakers, regulators and our actuarial partner organizations on research that informs public policy. We are proud of the research projects and experi

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SOA Research and the NAIC

Connecting with insurance regulators on the latest SOA research efforts involving our profession and the industry, SOA members and staff took part in the National Association of Insurance Commissi

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The Actuarial Research Community: Innovation, Education and Collaboration

Bringing together academia, organizations and researchers from the actuarial profession, this past July marked the 49th Annual Actuarial Research Conference. Actuaries gathered at the University of Ca

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15Aug2014
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Insights on China’s Middle Market for Life Insurance

As part of the SOA’s broader work in support of the global actuarial profession, the SOA has released a study that examines the China middle market in terms of life insurance opportunities. The SOA

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Where the Puck is Going (and SOA’s Research Activities)

With the NHL playoffs underway, hockey is grabbing attention in the minds of sports fans around the world.  While we didn't have hockey as an official sport at my high school in northeast Ohio, I

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