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ARCH Table of Contents 2013.1

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August 1-4, 2012

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Table of Contents


Feature Sessions

Complexity Science – What it is and Why You Want to Know About It
D. Snell
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Divided by a Common Language: Communicating Applied Research in Actuarial Science
M. Hardy
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Ethics and Professionalism in Actuarial Practice
C. Pazdor
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Open Forum for MLC Teachers
E. Shiu, A. Tenenbein, H. Youn
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The Canadian Institute of Actuaries’ University Accreditation Program
R. Stapleford
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The Shape of the Insurance Marketplace in 2020
L. Golden
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Usage Based Insurance and the Evolving Analytics Environment
G. Wang
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Actuarial Education

Society of Actuaries Education Update
S. Klugman
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Technology Enhanced Learning Project for Actuarial Science Education
D. Bujakowski
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The Society of Actuaries’ New Research Strategy
S. Teppema
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Variance of a Single Deferred Annuity – A Simpler Way
C. Bilodeau
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What Do You Want Your Students to Know? What Are You Doing?
M. Maxwell
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Agricultural Risk Management

A Framework for Developing Livestock Insurance
M. Boyd, J. Pai, L. Porth
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An Actuarial Framework for Modeling Loss Cost Ratio’s in Crop Insurance: Trend Testing, Data Detrending, and Pricing, using an Erlang Mixture Distribution
W. Zhu, L. Porth, K. S. Tan
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Factors Affecting the Use of Futures Hedging by Commodity Producing
Firms: A Multifactor Risk Management Approach
C. Grant
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Modeling Spatial Dependence and Optimal Retention for a Reinsurance Decision Model Under a Copula Framework
L. Porth, M. Boyd, J. Pai
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Casualty

A Renewal Model for Medical Malpractice
G. Leveille, E. Hamel
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An Experience Rating Approach to Insurer Projected Loss Ratios
M. Desrosiers
Complete Paper

Experience Rating in Motor Insurance
P. Baylan-Irven, J. Pai
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Insurance Ratemaking and a Gini Index
E. Frees, G. Meyers, A. Cummings
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Micro-Level Loss Reserving Models for P&C Insurance
X. Jin
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Enterprise Risk Management

Economic Capital Approaches and Solvency of UK Annuity Portfolios
M. Gayen
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Estimating the Required Surplus, Benchmark Profit, and Optimal Reinsurance Retention for an Insurance Enterprise using the Compound Poisson Distribution
J. Boor
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Loss Given Default in the Presence of Multivariate Regular Variation
Part 1: Introduction
Q. Tang, Z. Yuan
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Loss Given Default in the Presence of Multivariate Regular Variation Part 2: Main Results
Q. Tang, Z. Yuan
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The Marginal Cost of Risk, Risk Measures, and Capital Allocation
D. Bauer, G. Zanjani
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Finance

A Comonotonicity-based Valuation Method for Annuity-linked Contracts
X. Liu, R. Mamon, H. Gao
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Analytic Solution for Ratchet Guaranteed Minimum Death Benefit Options Under a Variety of Mortality Laws
E. Ulm
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Capital Asset Pricing model with Fuzzy Returns and Hypothesis Testing
M. Mbairadjim, J. Kamdem, A. Shapiro, M. Terraza
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Combinatorics for Moments of a Randomly Stopped Quadratic Variation Process
J. Bridgeman
Complete Paper

Estimation and Pricing with a Diffusion Model with JumpsC. Bilodeau, A. Luong
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Hyperbolic Discounting: Implications for Actuarial Science and Financial Risk Management
R. Gorvett
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Market Dependent Fees for GMMB and GMDB Riders
A. MacKay, C. Bernard, M. Hardy
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Modeling Trades in the Life Market as Nash Bargaining Problems
R. Zhou, J. Li, K. S. Tan
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Model Selection in Regime-switching Models of Various TypesB. Hartman, C. Groendyke
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Optimal Allocation and Consumption with Guaranteed Minimum Death Benefits with Labor Income and Term Life Insurance
J. Gao, E. Ulm
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Positive Weights on the Efficient Frontier
P. Boyle
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Pricing and Hedging GMWBs in a Binomial Model
M. Wenger, C. Hyndman
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Pricing of Debt and Loan Guarantees using Stochastic Delay Differential Equations
E. Kemajou
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Revisiting the Risk-Neutral Approach to Optimal Policyholder Behavior: A Study of Withdrawal Guarantees in Variable Annuities
T. Moenig, D. Bauer
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Risk Analysis of Annuity Conversion Options in a Stochastic Mortality Environment
A. Kling, J. Russ, K. Schilling
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Genetic Algorithms

Genetic Algorithms - What they are and How to Apply Them to Actuarial Problems
D. Snell
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How to be a CAE?

Being or Becoming a Society of Actuaries Center of Actuarial Excellence: Challenges and Opportunities
S. Broverman, R. Gebhardtsbauer, W. Luckner, K. Presler
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Insurance Claims

Incurred but Unreported Deaths in Life Settlements
D. Behan
Complete Paper

Paid Claims Projection and Cash Flow Testing Models. Illustrative Approach
N. Humphreys
Complete Paper


Mortality

Assessing Systematic Bias in Mortality Prediction of the Lee-Carter Model
D. Wu, X. Liu, Y. Hao
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Dynamic Population Structure with Stochastic Mortality and Fertility Rates
Y. Lin, X. Liu
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Forward Transition Rates in a Multi-state Model
M. Christiansen, A. Niemeyer
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Investigating Causal Mortality using the Multinomial Logistic Model
D. Alai, S. Gaille, M. Sherris
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Longitudinal Analysis of Mortality Risk Factors
D. Alai, M. Sherris
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Modeling and Forecasting Mortality Rates
P. Brockett, D. Mitchell, R. Mendoza-Arriaga, K. Muthuraman
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Pensions

Mortality Improvement for Canadian Pensioners: Proposed Projection Scales
L. Adam
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On the Impact of Raising the Full Retirement Age in the Social Security Program
K. Testfu
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The Impact of Investment Strategy of DC Pension Plan on Retirement Age Distribution
M. Lu, X. Liu, Y. Hao
Complete Paper


Risk Theory

Analysis of a Bivariate Risk Model
J. Chen, J. Ren
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Analysis of Disability Insurance Portfolios with Stochastic Interest Rates
Y. Xia
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Credibility Theory in a Fuzzy Environment
A. Shapiro, M. Koissi
Complete Paper

Default risk of a jump-diffusion model subject to Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Codes
B. Li, Q. Tang, X. Zhou
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First- and Second-order Asymptotics for the Tail Distortion Risk Measure of Extreme Risks
F. Yang
Complete Paper

Optimal Asset Allocation for Endowment Management
R. Ashkenazi, S. Paterlini, F. Pattarin
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The Application of the Number of IBNR Claims for Erlang (n) Inter-arrival Times
D. Landriault, Y. F. Wang, G. Willmot
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Ultimate Ruin Probability with Correlation
E. Thompson, R. Ambagaspitiya
Complete Paper

VaR and Ruin Probabilities for the Geometric Brownian Motion with Jump Model
Y. Zhao, J. Ren
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Statistical Methods

A Multivariate Analysis of Intercompany Loss Triangles
P. Shi
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An Introduction to Causal Analysis on Observational Data using Propensity Scores
M. Rosenberg, B. Hartman, S. Lane
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Approximate Copula Regression
P. Ferrara, R. Parsa
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Implementing Fuzzy Random Variables
A. Shapiro
Complete Paper

Log-Folded-t Models for Insurance Loss Data
V. Brazauskas, A. Kleefeld
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Predictive Modeling in Healthcare Costs using Regression Techniques
M. Loginov, E. Marlow, V. Potruch
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Small Sample Stochastic Tail Modeling: Tackling Sampling Errors andSampling Bias by Pivot-Distance Sampling and Parametric Curve Fitting Techniques
Y. Chueh, P. Johnson, Y. Qi
Complete Paper