Complex Liability Modeling IssuesComplex Liability Modeling Issues From a session at the 2001 Valuation Actuary Symposium, held ... reporting or other corporate purposes. The primary focus is modeling issues for variable product features ...
Description: From a session at the 2001 Valuation Actuary Symposium, held in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, November 29-30, 2001 Teaching session covering the development of realistic liability models for use in asset adequacy analysis, asset/liability management, pricing/repricing, financial reporting or other corporate purposes. The primary focus is modeling issues for variable product features, such as minimum living or death benefit guarantees on both variable life and annuities, annuity death benefit enhancements, and variable immediate annuities. Topics include: • Analysis of the special risks posed by these products • Selecting realistic dynamic assumptions • Techniques used in modeling these products • Scenario testing and result presentation to best communicate risksHide
- Authors: Application Administrator, Thomas J Mitchell, John M O'Sullivan, Joseph M Rafson
- Date: Nov 2001
- Competency: Communication; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
- Topics: Annuities>Pricing - Annuities; Annuities>Reserves - Annuities; Annuities>Variable annuities; Finance & Investments>Asset liability management; Modeling & Statistical Methods
An Investment Actuary's Approach to ALMdefined in terms of the spot rates themselves, a direct solution which fo l lows the Whitaker- Henderson ... factors. It would certainly be more satisfying if a direct solution could be achieved which applied the smoothness ...
Description: This paper is to some extent a sequel to my previous paper A Bond Manager's Method for ALM published in Actuarial Research Clearing House Volume 1993.3. It borrows from that paper the concept of benchmark weights for measuring the sensitivity of the present value of a set of cash flows to changes in interest rates. However, a completely different approach to calculating benchmark weights is presented.Hide
- Authors: Application Administrator
- Date: Jan 1995
- Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations
- Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
- Topics: Finance & Investments>Asset liability management; Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments