Dennis provides a picture of the Dutch pension system. He highlights the benefits and the challenges. He ends by giving us a list of possible improvements to strengthen an already exemplary system.
An actuary and a tourism executive discuss the importance of pensions in the Caribbean’s hospitality industry and analyse Jamaica’s new Tourism Workers’ Pensions Act.
How data science can be used to improve decision making, the hurdles to be faced and its potential.
An awesome presentation on what behavioural science can teach us about tackling underinsurance. Matthew identifies and explores the concept of what is bought and what is sold. He highlights the issues using candy and brussel sprouts.
A noted Caribbean economist examines risk distribution, wealth redistribution and why employers are involved in health care.
IFRS 17 as it applies to the General Insurance Industry.Bertha and Bill makes this complex topic seem easy. The following headings help with getting the message across: Background & what is changing LRC & PAA eligibility IFRS 17 Discount rates Ris
We now live in a data driven world with new generations of actuaries facing new challenges. The speaker looks at the dynamics of changes to the approaches that actuaries use to meet the ever-expanding range of risk challenges and customer demands. Once ag
The speaker looks at the pros and cons of propriety actuarial software. He then introduces us to open source, or free, software and the specific advantages of “R” in actuarial modelling. He advises to add “R” to your actuarial tool
The speaker uses the Netherlands to demonstrate mortality modelling in general and the application of a Generalised Additive model. He then explores mortality modelling in the small population of Curaçao. He ends with the advice to investigate whet
Derek discusses the challenges faced and promises made by Governments in finding solutions to public benefits – healthcare and social security.
Ron Kozlowski of CAS gave a comprehensive tutorial on Loss Reserves. He concludes, “It is seldom sufficient to simply manipulate the numbers. The actuary must actively seek a thorough understanding of the loss and claims process; the business and th
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The Actuarial Association of Europe (AAE) held a 2-hour webinar on Tuesday, 9th October 2018 about a new AAE Code of Professional Conduct and associated Sample Questions and Answers. The AAE Code does not apply directly to individual actuaries, but all AA