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  • Coincidence?
    Coincidence? This article discusses the ratio of male birth to female birth, which is dropping. The experts cite older ages of parents, environmental pollution, fertility drugs, and other ...

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    • Authors: Robert Brown
    • Date: Mar 1997
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Publication Name: The Actuary Magazine
    • Topics: Demography>Mortality - Demography; Demography>Population data
  • Session 121L: Longevity Trends in the United States
    Session 121L: Longevity Trends in the United States "Recent years have seen lower mortality improvement rates than in past decades with differences greatly affected by many different ...

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    • Authors: R. Dale Hall, Andrew Cairns, Tiffany A.G. Bosley, Magali Barbieri
    • Date: Oct 2018
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining
  • U.S. Mortality Improvement Trend Deep Dive
    U.S. Mortality Improvement Trend Deep Dive The observations and methodologies demonstrated in this article can help actuaries further analyze population mortality trends by causes of death and by ...

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    • Authors: ,
    • Date: Apr 2020
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Publication Name: Reinsurance News
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Experience Studies & Data>Mortality
  • Mortality Measurement and Modeling Beyond Age 100
    Mortality Measurement and Modeling Beyond Age 100 Presented at Living to 100 symposium, January 2011. Using data from Social Security's Death Master File, this study shows that mortality ...

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    • Authors: Natalia Gavrilova, Leonid Gavrilov
    • Date: Jan 2011
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Topics: Demography>Longevity; Demography>Population data
  • Understanding Social Security’s Long-Term Fiscal Outlook
    Understanding Social Security’s Long-Term Fiscal Outlook Social Security poses a substantial financing challenge for the future, largely due to demographic changes. This article explores the ...

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    • Authors: Stephen Goss
    • Date: Apr 2016
    • Competency: Professional Values>Public interest representation; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: The Actuary Magazine
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Public Policy; Social Insurance>Social Security
  • Sustainable Production of Food for Growing World Population
    Sustainable Production of Food for Growing World Population With a reference to Malthus, this paper notes that the main constraint on human population in the foreseeable future is cultivable land ...

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    • Authors: Yochanan Oz Ben-Ami
    • Date: Nov 2010
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Publication Name: The Independent Consultant
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Global Perspectives
  • Digest of Discussion at Concurrent Sessions
    Digest of Discussion at Concurrent Sessions The following topics were discussed at concurrent sessions: 1. Independence of the actuary, 2. Problems posed by United States pension legislation, 3.

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    • Authors: E Paul Barnhart, Preston C Bassett, Lynd T Blatchford, Edwin F Boynton, James J Connors, Edward H Friend, Allan D Greenberg, Robert H Jordan, Daniel J Kunesh, Thomas Levy, Robert F Link, David L Lively, Russell Mueller, Robert J Myers, Richard P Peterson, Henry B Ramsey, John G Wallace, David S Williams, Rodney C Wilton, John W Wood, Charles Barry H. Watson, Dale R Gustafson, Sidney Benjamin, Application Administrator
    • Date: Jan 1974
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge; Professional Values>Ethical standards
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Ethics; Demography>Population data; Life Insurance; Pensions & Retirement
  • Actuarial Aspects of the Changing Canadian Demographic Profile
    Actuarial Aspects of the Changing Canadian Demographic Profile This paper reviews the recently published Canadian literature on changing Canadian demographic profiles and highlights the actuarial ...

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    • Authors: Robert Brown
    • Date: Oct 1982
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Economics>Health economics
  • Tales of a Journey of Discovery
    Tales of a Journey of Discovery The article discovers that mortality is higher for females than for males at higher ages, and suggests "stress" as the explanation. It then discusses ...

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    • Authors: John M Bragg
    • Date: Jul 2016
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Reinsurance News
    • Topics: Demography>Mortality - Demography; Demography>Gender factors; Demography>Longevity; Demography>Population data; Experience Studies & Data>Disability; Experience Studies & Data>Long-term care - Experience Studies & Data; Experience Studies & Data>Morbidity; Experience Studies & Data>Mortality
  • Retirees versus Active Workers: What is the Cost Difference?
    Retirees versus Active Workers: What is the Cost Difference? Comparison of healthcare costs for early retirees versus active workers in the same age band. When adjusted for age, there is not a ...

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    • Authors: Kristi Bohn, Sarah Legatt
    • Date: May 2011
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Health Watch
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining