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  • Some Results on Unique Relationship between Structure Functions and Credibility Expressions
    Some Results on Unique Relationship between Structure Functions and Credibility Expressions Premium computation in a Bayesian context requires the use of a prior distribution [structure function] ...

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    • Authors: E Gomez-Deniz, Enrique Calderin-Ojeda
    • Date: Nov 2008
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods
  • Bayesian Inference Resistant to Outliers, Using Super Heavy-tailed Distributions, for the Calculation of Premiums
    Bayesian Inference Resistant to Outliers, Using Super Heavy-tailed Distributions, for the Calculation of Premiums This is a presentation from the Actuarial Research Conference in August 2006 in ...

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    • Authors: Alain Desgagne, JEAN-FRANCOIS ANGERS
    • Date: Jan 2007
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods
  • Credibility Using Copulas
    Credibility Using Copulas This paper develops credibility using a longitudinal data framework. In a longitudinal data framework, one might encounter data from a cross-section of risk classes ...

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    • Authors: Edward Frees, PING WANG
    • Date: Sep 2008
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Stochastic models
  • Notes on Bayesian Graduation
    Notes on Bayesian Graduation This paper discusses the Bayesian graduation method of Kimeldorf and Jones and develops methods for managing four technical problems in their method. It also includes ...

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    • Authors: James C Hickman, Donald A Jones, Thomas G Kabele, Stuart Klugman, Steven F McKay, Robert B Miller, Harwood Rosser
    • Date: Oct 1977
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods
  • Current Pension Actuarial Practice in Light of Financial Economics Symposium: A Bayesian Model for Developing an Optimal Mix of Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit Plans
    Current Pension Actuarial Practice in Light of Financial Economics Symposium: A Bayesian Model for Developing an Optimal Mix of Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit Plans This paper attempts ...

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    • Authors: Armand Yambao
    • Date: Jun 2003
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods; Pensions & Retirement>Pension finance
  • Bayesian Estimation of Tubular Survival Models from Complete Samples
    Bayesian Estimation of Tubular Survival Models from Complete Samples The problem of estimation of a tabular survival model from complete samples is considered from a Bayesian approach. If a life ...

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    • Authors: Rohan J Dalpatadu, Malwane M Ananda, Ashok K Singh
    • Date: Jan 1993
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
    • Topics: Life Insurance; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods
  • Predicting the Rate of Non-Acceptable In-Patient Hospital Utilization
    Predicting the Rate of Non-Acceptable In-Patient Hospital Utilization Abstract from a paper that describes results from a hierarchical Bayesian statistical model which predicts the probability of ...

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    • Authors: Marjorie Rosenberg
    • Date: Jan 1995
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods
  • Conjugate Bayesian Analysis of the Negative Binomial Distribution
    Conjugate Bayesian Analysis of the Negative Binomial Distribution The purpose of this paper is to perform conjugate Bayesian analysis on the negative binomial distribution with the goal of ...

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    • Authors: James C Hickman
    • Date: Jan 1993
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods
  • Estimating Parameters of the Force of Mortality in Actuarial Studies
    Estimating Parameters of the Force of Mortality in Actuarial Studies This paper presents an additional view of estimating parameters of the force of mortality using Bayesian methods. Some ...

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    • Authors: Rohan J Dalpatadu, Malwane M Ananda, Ashok K Singh
    • Date: Jan 1993
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods
  • Bayesian Inference for Small Population Longevity Risk Modelling
    Bayesian Inference for Small Population Longevity Risk Modelling This presentation considers the impact of sampling variation on the calibration of stochastic mortality models. stochastic ...

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    • Authors: Liang Chen, Torsten Kleinow, Andrew Cairns
    • Date: Mar 2017
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Bayesian methods