Risk Management Research Reports

If you’re looking for research projects and reports on risk management topics, you’ve come to the right place. The SOA offers research, authored by an individual or a team of authors, for download in just a few clicks. Most reports are in PDF format.

 

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2018

  • Actuarial Review of Insurer Insolvencies, Future Preventions
    January
    Sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), and Society of Actuaries (SOA), this study looks at causes of insolvency and decisions made by management, regulators, and policyholders over the life cycle of the insolvency. This study is intended to educate insurance professionals on historical insurer impairments and insolvencies and possible future prevention indicators.

2017

  • 10th Survey Of Emerging Risks
    October
    The Casualty Actuarial Society, Canadian Institute of Actuaries, and the Society of Actuaries' Joint Risk Management Section is pleased to make available a research report describing the results of the 2016 Emerging Risks Survey, the tenth in the series.
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  • 2017 Universal Life with Secondary Guarantees Survey Summary
    July
    As part of its work, the PBITT working group issued a survey that gathered the range of assumptions actuaries use in pricing, reserving, and risk management of UL with Secondary Guarantees. This report summarizes the findings of the survey.
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  • 2017 Enterprise Risk Management Symposium
    April
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  • Parameter Uncertainty
    April
    Sponsored by the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA), and the Society of Actuaries' (SOA) Joint Risk Management Section and the Joint Risk Management Research Committee, this study examines and describes parameter uncertainty.
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  • Mitigating Extreme Risks through Securitization
    March
    Sponsored by the Society of Actuaries Research Expanding Boundaries Pool, this research report introduces readers to Insurance-linked securities (ILSs) emphasizing catastrophe bonds (CAT) and industry loss warranties (ILWs). The report also discusses the pricing of ILSs and issues in utilizing them as hedging tools.
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  • Reviewing Systemic Risk in the Insurance Industry
    February

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