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ARCH Table of Contents 2010.1

  • University of Wisconsin–Madison
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  • July 30–August 1, 2009

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Table of Contents

 

Topic/Title/Author(s)

  • Claim Modeling
  • A Hierarchical Model for Microlevel Stochastic Loss Reserving
  • K. Antonio, E. Frees, E. Valdez (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Bayesian Nonparametric Regression for Diabetes Deaths
  • B. Hartman, D. Dahl (Complete Article)
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  • Model Frequency with Binomial Distribution for Claims Made Policies
  • B. Zhang, P. Wang (Abstract Only)
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  • On the Importance of Dispersion Modeling for Claims Reserving: Application of the Double GLM Theory
  • J. Boucher, D. Davidov (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Prediction Uncertainty in the Bornhuetter–Ferguson Reserving Method
  • D. Alai, M. Merz and M. Wuthrich (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Robust and Efficient Fitting of Claim Severity Distributions
  • V. Brazauskas, B. Jones, R. Zitikis (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Robust Regression Credibility Models for Heavy–Tailed Claims
  • H. Dornheim, V. Brazauskas (Abstract Only)
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  • Securitizations of Motor Insurance Loss
  • T. Bae, C. Kim, R. Kulperger (Abstract Only)
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  • The Actuarial CTE Risk Measure for Heavy–Tailed Losses: A New Estimator and Confidence Intervals
  • A. Necir, A. Rassoul, R. Zitikis (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • The Application of Discounted PH–renewal Sums
  • Y.F. Wang, J. Garrido, G. Leveille (Abstract Only)
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  • Education
  • Undergraduate Research in Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics At the University of Illinois
  • R. Gorvett (Complete Article)
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  • What the Student does: Reflections on a Quarter Century of Teaching Actuarial Students
  • J. Shepherd (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Ethics
  • How Do You Create an Ethical Organization?
  • D. Collins (Abstract Only)
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  • Health
  • A Demographic Approach to Forcasting Groups Covered by Employer Health Insurance
  • H. Kintner, D. Swanson (Abstract) (Poster)
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  • Exploring Stakeholder Perspectives on What Is Affordable Health Care
  • M. Rosenberg, P. Johnson, Jr, I. Duncan (Abstract Only)
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  • Health and Longevity Insurance: Interaction between Incomplete Market and Imperfect Information
  • L. Lavoie (Abstract Only)
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  • Queueing Analysis of a Priority–based Claim Processing System
  • B. Ibrahim, S. Drekic (Abstract Only)
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  • Insurance
  • Dependent Multi–Peril Ratemaking Models
  • E. Frees, G. Meyers, D. Cummings (Abstract Only)
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  • Optimal Reinsurance Retentions under Joint Survivorship of Both Insurer and Reinsurer
  • K. Li, K. Tan (Abstract Only)
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  • Optimal Risk Retention under Reciprocal Reinsurance with Exponential Utility Functions
  • Y. Zhong, J. Cai (Abstract Only)
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  • Weather–Indexed Crop Insurance
  • J. Brown, J. Falzone, P. Persons, H. Youn (Complete Article)
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  • Investment
  • A Cautionary Note on Pricing Longevity Index Swaps
  • R. Zhou, J. Li (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Implementation of Intensity Model Approach to CMCDS Pricing
  • O. Kim (Complete Article)
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  • On the Application of Esscher Transform to the Regime Switching Model
  • Q. Chao, M. Hardy, J. Kim (Abstract Only)
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  • Regime–Switching Portfolio Replication
  • M. Till, M. Hardy and K. Freeland (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Pricing and Hedging Synthetic CDO Tranche Spread Risks
  • J. Ding, M. Sherris (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Safety Mean–Variance Hedging–Systematic Introducing of Convex Duality Method
  • D. Zhu, A. Heunis (Abstract Only)
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  • Stochastic Annuities: An Exploration of Black–Scholes Model from an Actuarial Perspective
  • R. Feng (Abstract Only)
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  • Investment and Corporate Finance
  • A Multi–Name Structural Credit Risk Model with a Reduced–Form Default Trigger
  • M. Boudreault, G. Gauthier (Abstract Only)
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  • Applying the Cost of Capital Method to Extrapolate an Implied Volatility Surface
  • J. Manistre (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Beta–Gamma Algebra, Discounted Cash–Flows, And Barnes's Lemmas
  • D. Dufresne (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Capital Adequacy Requirements for Life Insurers under the Canadian, US and the proposed EU Solvency II regulatory frameworks
  • I. Sharara (Abstract Only)
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  • On the Determination of Capital Charges in a Discounted Cash Flow Model
  • E. Ulm (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Optimal Assets Allocation and Annuitization Timing Post–retirement
  • H. Huang, Y. Li, Y. Hsu (Abstract Only)
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  • Option Pricing With Stochastic Volatility: Applying Parseval's Theorem
  • D. Dufresne, S. Chin (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • The Distribution of the Total Dividend Payments in a MAP Risk Model with Multi–Threshold Dividend Strategy
  • J. Chen, Y. Lu (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • What are the Vital Features of an Economic Scenario Generator
  • J. Fairchild, C. Madsen, H. Pedersen, R. Urbach (Abstract Only)
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  • Investment and Credit
  • Credit Risk Simulation Study
  • S. Christiansen (Abstract Only)
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  • International Investment Model for Asset Allocation in Life Insurance and Pension Fund Management
  • K. Moutanabbir, P. Gaillardetz, E. Marceau (Abstract Only)
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  • The Effect of Global Warming On Discounting Methodology
  • J. Bridgeman (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Life and Annuities
  • Household's Life Insurance Demand–a Multivariate Two Parts Model
  • E. Frees, Y. Sun (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Optimal Allocation between Fixed and Variable Subaccounts in Variable Annuities
  • J. Gao, E. Ulm (Abstract Only)
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  • Optimal Insurance under Behavioral Theory
  • Y. Shang, C. Bernard (Abstract Only)
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  • Optimal Reversible Annuities to Minimize the Probability of Lifetime Ruin
  • T. Wang, V. Young (Abstract Only)
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  • Static Hedging Strategies for Guaranteed Minimum Income Benefits (GMIBs)
  • C. Marshall, M. Hardy, D. Saunders (Abstract Only)
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  • Mortality and Retirement
  • A Decision–Tree Approach for a Comprehensive Cost Comparison of Newborn Screening Strategies
  • J. Wells, M. Rosenberg, G. Hoffman, M. Anstead, P. Farrell (Abstract Only)
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  • Beyond Whitaker–Henderson: Generalized Additive Models and Mortality Modeling
  • P. Adams (Abstract Only)
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  • Disability Income Insurance in a Declining Life Expectancy (The Impact of H.I.V in Sub–Saharan Africa)
  • S. Wekullo (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • IFRS Convergence: The Role of Stochastic Mortality Models in the Disclosure of Longevity Risk for Defined Benefit Plans
  • Y. Fujisawa, J. Li (Complete Article)
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  • Modeling Joint Lifetimes
  • B. Jones (Abstract Only)
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  • Pricing Mortality–linked Securities with Dependent Lives under the Multivariate Threshold Life Table
  • H. Chen, S. Cox, J. Wen (Abstract Only)
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  • Property and Casualty
  • An empirical–based approach to optimal reinsurance
  • C. Weng, K. Tan (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • Long–tail Longitudinal Modeling of Insurance Company Expenses
  • P. Shi, E. Frees (Abstract) (Presentation)
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  • On Nonparametric Estimation of the CTE
  • N. Shyamalkumar, B. Ko, R. Russo (Abstract Only)
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  • Truncated distributions for the modeling of solvency in non–life insurance
  • E. Flores, V. Leiva, C. Castro–Kuriss, (Abstract Only)
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  • Research Presentations
  • Role of Research in Industry
  • J. Grana (Presentation)
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  • Role of Research in Industry–A View from Consulting
  • J. Guszcza (Presentation)
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  • The Role of Research at ISO
  • G. Meyers (Presentation)
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  • Statistical Method
  • Copula Regression
  • R. Parsa, S. Klugman, (Abstract)
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  • Risk Models Based on Time Series for Count Random Variables
  • H. Cossette, E. Marceau, F. Toureille (Abstract Only)
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  • The Fuzziness in Regression Models
  • A. Shapiro, T. Berry–Stolzle, M. Koissi ( Abstract) (Complete Article)