Select Period Mortality Survey

The Product Development Section and Committee on Life Insurance Research announce the release of a new report that examines the results of a company survey on select period mortality assumptions used in the pricing of individual life insurance. Performed by Al Klein and Michelle Krysiak of Milliman Inc., the study illustrates a variety of assumptions utilized in the marketplace and provides insights into practices for setting the assumptions.

The Sponsors would like to thank the companies that participated in the study and the following individuals that served on the Project Oversight Group:

  • Jean-Marc Fix, Chair
  • Kenneth Birk
  • Tom Edwalds
  • Donna Megregian
  • Patricia Peters
  • Susan Willeat
  • Ronora Stryker, SOA Research Actuary
  • Jan Schuh, SOA Sr. Research Administrator

If you have questions or comments on this research, please contact Ronora Stryker, SOA Research Actuary, at rstryker@soa.org.