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  • 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
  • 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