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  • SOA Preferred Risk Surveys
    SOA Preferred Risk Surveys Discussion of a direct writer survey and a reinsurer survey conducted in ...

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    • Authors: Douglas Doll
    • Date: Nov 2003
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data>Mortality; Life Insurance>Pricing - Life Insurance
  • Current Issues in Life Insurance Pricing
    more to the table than in the past, when their primary service was capacity. Many reinsurers are having ... competition. This severe competition has allowed direct companies to view or, at least, look at reinsurance ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator, Douglas Doll, Craig Reynolds, Raymond DiDonna
    • Date: Oct 1997
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Annuities>Pricing - Annuities; Life Insurance>Pricing - Life Insurance
  • What Will Be The Life Insurance Products Of The Future?
    needed). This shifting has been reflected first by direct recognition of policy loan activity and more recently ... policyholder might be viewed as being based on two primary factors: (1) the size of the investment risk involved ...

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    • Authors: Douglas Doll, John Palmer, Godfrey Perrott, Bradley M Smith
    • Date: May 1989
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Life Insurance
  • Product Matters! August 2002, Issue No. 53
    In order to meet competition, many companies (direct writers as well as reinsur- ers) have reduced profit ... at dolld@towers.com. Graph 2C O ne of the primary pricing measuresfor individual life insurance prod-ucts ...

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    • Authors: Douglas Doll, Colin M Ramsay, Wayne Stuenkel, Larry Warren, Mary J Bahna-Nolan
    • Date: Aug 2002
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!
  • Product Matters! July 2003, Issue No. 56
    accommodate them only as small ancillary benefits on a primary product. Life cycle products that start as life ... insurance and evolve into an annuity and then long-term care may be available. Products may have personally designed ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator, William Carroll, James W Dallas, Douglas Doll, Thomas E Norton, W Howell Pugh, Robert Grotyohann, Douglas Robbins, Adrian R Pask, Jeremy Bill
    • Date: Jul 2003
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!
  • Product Matters! November 2003, Issue No. 57
    this survey and another not-yet-released survey of direct companies (to see the handouts, go to the Web site ... This article summarizes some of the results. The direct company survey is a follow up to surveys conducted ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator, Douglas Doll, Douglas A Eckley, Larry M Gorski, Vincent Granieri, Sam Gutterman, David Simbro, David G Whittemore, Kevin J Howard, Novian Junus, Tracey Polsgrove, Van Beach
    • Date: Nov 2003
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!
  • Product Development News, March 1998, Issue No. 45
    to catego- rize policyholder behavior into two primary modes: Naïve mode: Buy as prices increase; sell ... International Products Regulation/Concern with Long-Term Care Ideas Internet Activity on Life Critical Illness ...

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    • Authors: Donald C Chambers, Douglas Doll, Deborah Sloan, Anson Glacy, Johan Lotter, Mark Milton, Kevin Larsen
    • Date: Mar 1998
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!
  • Product Matters! November 2002, Issue No. 54
    products such as disability income or long term care. Under the acceler- ated rider, the policyholder ... market including individual, voluntary (worksite), direct response and group. Some products may offer a series ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator, Douglas Doll, Jay Jaffe, Michael Kaster, Daniel Theodore, Susan Kimball, Michael Taht, Mary J Bahna-Nolan, Andrew M Erman, John J Spina
    • Date: Nov 2002
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!
  • Financial Reporting For New Generation Life And Annuity Products
    of side-tracking the Academy Committee from its direct review of Recommendation 7, but at the same time ... discussion of this issue at the 1984 SOA meetings. The primary objective is to gain a sense of direction supported ...

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    • Authors: John W Brumbach, Douglas Doll, Thomas J Leary, Cande Olsen, William J Schreiner
    • Date: May 1984
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Financial Reporting & Accounting>Generally Accepted Accounting Principles [GAAP]; Financial Reporting & Accounting>Statutory accounting; Public Policy
  • Product Matters! April 2003, Issue No. 55
    reinsurers, who face many of the same pressures as direct writers, have found it necessary to withdraw from ... either the GMIB value or the contract value. A direct cost, or economic cost, of a GMIB is incurred ...

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    • Authors: Application Administrator, Douglas Doll, Susan Saip, Michael Joseph Burns, Eric Carlson, Robert Ireland
    • Date: Apr 2003
    • Publication Name: Product Matters!