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  • Increasing and Increasing Convex Bayesian Graduation
    Increasing and Increasing Convex Bayesian Graduation It is well accepted that, for ages 30 and ... age, yet no established graduation method makes direct use of this knowledge. Such a method is offered ...

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    • Authors: James D Broffitt
    • Date: Oct 1988
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods
  • A Simple Monte Carlo Approach to Bayesian Graduation
    available for many years, the recent shift of primary ac- tuarial education from a deterministic to ... methods because the results "don't look right." The primary references in the Bayesian graduation literature ...

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    • Authors: Bradley P Carlin
    • Date: Oct 1992
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods
  • Mortality Investigation with Expected Mortality Estimated at Issue by Use of Persistency Factors
    larger misestimate than should arise if reasonable care is used--would be needed to affect the mortality ... that the procedure may also present a simple and direct way for testing the reasonableness of the results ...

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    • Authors: Ernest J Moorhead
    • Date: Nov 1961
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data>Mortality; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods
  • An Algorithm for Computing Expected Stop-Loss Claims under a Group Life Contract
    encouraging because presumably one of the actuary's primary professional functions is the evaluation of risk ... probability theory and computer science to pro- duce a direct method for calculating stop-loss premiums for group ...

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    • Authors: William A Bailey, Hans U Gerber, L Giles, Richard S Hester, Donald A Jones, John A Mereu, Gerald J Rankin, Courtland C Smith, William J Taylor
    • Date: Oct 1972
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Life Insurance>Group plans - Life Insurance; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Forecasting
  • Maximum Likelihood Alternatives to Actuarial Estimators of Mortality Rates
    hand, if d = N, ~a L(q) > 0 and ~ = 1. In general, care should be exercised so that these special cases ... upon the mortality process. That is, there is no direct connection between the rate at which one physically ...

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    • Authors: H J Boom, James D Broffitt, Ralph E Edwards, James Robinson
    • Date: Oct 1984
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data>Mortality; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods
  • Periodograms of Graduation Operators
    GRADUATION OPERATORS 7 that is, we shall here direct our attention to a single sinusoidal function ... PERIODOGRA.MS OF GRADUATORS In this part we shall direct our attention to graduation. In particular, we ...

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    • Authors: George H Andrews, Cecil J Nesbitt
    • Date: Apr 1965
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods
  • Multidimensional Whittaker-Henderson Graduation with Constraints and Mixed Differences
    Multidimensional Whittaker-Henderson Graduation with Constraints and Mixed Differences In this ... large num- ber of constraints that are needed. Care in setting up the graduation can reduce the number ...

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    • Authors: Walter B Lowrie
    • Date: Oct 1993
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Experience Studies & Data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods