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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
  • 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
  • The Analysis Of Fractional Premiums
    The Analysis Of Fractional Premiums This article contains an analysis of fractional premiums and ... “Rio- actuarial estimates and forecasts of health care needs and disability.” Douglas S. Van Dam saw ...

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    • Authors: James D Broffitt
    • Date: Jan 1983
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: The Actuary Magazine
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Professional development