On this page, you'll find links to studies, tables, reports and documents with a focus on international actuarial topics, including retirement, experience studies in multiple countries, population aging and pension plans. Materials are available for immediate download (see below).
Spotlight on Retirement: Latin America
The Society of Actuaries (SOA) and LIMRA jointly commissioned this research in Latin America to study current and future retirement market opportunities. In the twenty-first century, Latin America has undergone a significant and rapid demographic shift towards an aging population.
Retirement in China:
Learn about research findings on the retirement market in China. This is research from the SOA and LIMRA.
Variable Uninsured (Value) Life Annuities
Value Annuities are an approach to provide lifetime income in social retirement systems. This report and the accompanying models show how this approach can work and illustrates case studies of implementing in retirement systems using India and Malaysia as examples.
The Use of Big Data and Data Analytics to Enhance Insurer Operations in Asia-Pacific
There are various technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, cloud computing and the internet that are playing a key role in the development of big data and data analytics. These technologies are expected to become increasingly important in shaping the future of insurance by helping insurance companies build and implement successful applications, taking some of the oldest industries in the world, such as banking and insurance, into the 21st century.
The International Experience Studies may help actuaries evaluate and illustrate business performance and/or market attractiveness to senior management.
Canadian Report on the Survey of Post-Level Premium Period Lapse and Mortality Assumptions for Level Premium Term Plans
The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) and Society of Actuaries (SOA) engaged RGA Reinsurance Company (RGA) to undertake a research project on level premium term life insurance products.
Research Insights - COVID-19 Asia-Pacific Perspectives
Listen to 3 insurance industry experts share their perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 on the Asia-Pacific insurance industry.