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  • Insuring Social and Economic Risks
    sound. The weeks-of-work requirement provides a direct measure of employment, avoids unequal treatment ... greatly minimizes the disincentive to work for the primary wage earner. Nevertheless, with the increase of ...

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    • Authors: Arthur W Ericson, David W Pray, Robert Shapiro, Ross C Cowan
    • Date: Apr 1978
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession; Health & Disability>Health insurance
  • Measurement of Financial Results
    line. • Lack of understanding and utilization of direct costing techniques. • Actuarial conflict of interest ... insurance to which value should be given. Group medical care claims, despite currently variable gains and losses ...

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    • Authors: Donald D Cody, Richard S Robertson, Robert Shapiro, Harry D. Garber
    • Date: May 1977
    • 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
  • A View Of The Future
    10-year period; that's roughly 0.6% a year. Health care costs, 1 I% of GNP currently, were expected to grow ... Hal Barney's are in employee benefits and health care. Before I begin my comments, I have a couple of ...

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    • Authors: Chandler L McKelvey, Robert Shapiro, Bruce N Vander Els, Harold L. Barney
    • Date: Oct 1989
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession
  • Crossing the Line
    experiencesand observationsinterestingand helpful. A primary objectiveof the Actuary of the FutureSection isto ... worked as a pensionconsultant and also as a health care actuary. I'd liketo point out that during my two ...

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    • Authors: Paul A Campbell, Robert Shapiro, Philip DiDio, Karen A Lisi
    • Date: Oct 1993
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Alternative careers
  • Internal Financials
    The advantage of this method was its obvious direct tie to the pricing process. Additional advantages ... for several reasons. First, the method lacked a direct tie to statutory reporting. Second, there was no ...

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    • Authors: Gary Corbett, J Duran, Douglas J Jangraw, Jan Pollnow, Robert Shapiro
    • Date: Jan 1983
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Financial Reporting & Accounting
  • Pricing Technologies for the 1980's
    relative net costs? 6. What will be the actuary's primary pricing problems in an increasingly competitive ... alternatives to the life table model. It remains the primary tool for individual product pricing to- day, and ...

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    • Authors: Clayton A Cardinal, Peter F Chapman, Joseph M Fitzgerald, Robert Shapiro
    • Date: Apr 1980
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Life Insurance>Pricing - Life Insurance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions of Life Insurance Companies
    buyers will not propose a transaction involving the direct use of their securities. First, an offer involving ... to the seller than to the buyer. The seller's primary objective in a transaction, assuming he favors ...

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    • Authors: Robert Shapiro, Samuel H Turner, Dave Dillard, James F Betts, Thomas A Player
    • Date: Oct 1979
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Life Insurance
  • Nontraditional Actuarial Services Revisited
    your boyish enthusiasm, but aren't prudence and care what we actuaries are supposed to be all about? ... Actuaries, "Nobis cura futuri," or "The care of the future is our care." But alas, I am also reminded of the ...

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    • Authors: Kenneth T Clark, Frederick Kilbourne, Robert Shapiro
    • Date: Oct 1991
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Professional Values>Practice expertise; Professional Values>Public interest representation
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession
  • Redesigning the Basic Education System
    the process do?" We decided that it serves three primary purposes: to track potential actuaries, to screen ... advance that unlike Cecil, I've had absolutely no direct involvement in the education and examination process ...

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    • Authors: Cecil Bykerk, Robert Shapiro
    • Date: May 1995
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Professional development
  • Reading the Tea Leaves - Are We in Hot Water?
    feel inflation might go given that certainly health care inflation would seem to be subject to a lot larger ... and genetic engineering and improving the health care and cures in looking at these various causes of ...

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    • Authors: Albert Easton, Lawrence D Miller, Robert Shapiro, Robert G Utter
    • Date: Oct 1999
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession