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  • Estimates of the Incidence, Prevalence, Duration, Intensity and Cost of Chronic Disability Among the U.S. Elderly
    Estimates of the Incidence, Prevalence, Duration, Intensity and Cost of Chronic Disability Among the U.S. Elderly A study of disability experience examines cost burden and degree of disability, ...

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    • Authors: P J Stallard
    • Date: Feb 2009
    • Competency: Communication>Written communication; Professional Values>Public interest representation; Results-Oriented Solutions>Actionable recommendations; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Problem analysis and definition
    • Publication Name: Long-Term Care News
    • Topics: Actuarial Profession>Professional associations; Demography>Longevity; Experience Studies & Data>Disability; Long-term Care>Medical expenses; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Data mining; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain
  • Hidden Markov Models and You: Part 2
    Hidden Markov Models and You: Part 2 In this continuation of our July 2013 article we explore an algorithm for evaluating Hidden Markov Models in detail. A preferred method in speech recognition ...

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    • Authors: Brian Grossmiller, Douglas Norris
    • Date: Dec 2013
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Publication Name: Predictive Analytics and Futurism Newsletter
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Estimation methods; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain
  • Demography for Actuarial Students
    Demography for Actuarial Students Demography is a very exciting subject. With a simple mathematical model, students can project a country's population forward 25, 59, 75 even 100 years.

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    • Authors: John A Beekman
    • Date: Jan 1984
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
    • Topics: Demography>Population data; Experience Studies & Data>Mortality; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain
  • Actuarial Calculations Using a Markov Model
    Actuarial Calculations Using a Markov Model This paper develops a general approach to actuarial calculations in applications that can be modeled as multi-state processes. Such situations arise ...

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    • Authors: Bruce Jones
    • Date: Jan 1994
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Innovative solutions
    • Publication Name: Transactions of the SOA
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain
  • Modelling Multi-State Processes Using A Markov Assumption
    Modelling Multi-State Processes Using A Markov Assumption In this paper, the authors show how probabilities and actuarial values may be calculated using a time-homogeneous Markov model. Piecewise ...

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    • Authors: Bruce Jones
    • Date: Jan 1993
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain
  • Ruin Theory and Credit Risk
    Ruin Theory and Credit Risk This paper builds a new risk model for a firm which is sensitive to its credit quality. A modified Jarrow, Lando and Turnball model [Markov Chain model] is used to ...

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    • Authors: Hailiang Yang
    • Date: Jan 2001
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context
    • Publication Name: Actuarial Research Clearing House
    • Topics: Finance & Investments>Risk measurement - Finance & Investments; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Stochastic models
  • Using Reversible Jump MCMC to Account for Model Uncertainty
    Using Reversible Jump MCMC to Account for Model Uncertainty When fitting a model to any data, there is some uncertainty about which model is best. Green [1995] quantifies this uncertainty through ...

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    • Authors: Brian Hartman, Jeff R Hart
    • Date: Nov 2008
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Incorporate risk management
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain
  • Analysis of a Threshold Strategy in a Discrete-time Sparre Andersen Model
    Analysis of a Threshold Strategy in a Discrete-time Sparre Andersen Model This paper shows the application of a threshold strategy on the surplus level of an insurance risk model results in a ...

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    • Authors: Ana Maria Mera
    • Date: Jan 2008
    • Competency: Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving
    • Topics: Financial Reporting & Accounting>Statutory accounting; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain
  • Critical Review of Stochastic Simulation Literature and Applications for Health Actuaries Appendix
    Critical Review of Stochastic Simulation Literature and Applications for Health Actuaries Appendix Appendix to the Critical Review of Stochastic Simulation Literature and Applications for Health ...

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    • Authors: Louise H Anderson, Ian G Duncan, Katherine Hall, Brian C Martinson
    • Date: Sep 2007
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial theory in business context
    • Topics: Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Stochastic models
  • Critical Review of Stochastic Simulation Literature and Applications for Health Actuaries
    Critical Review of Stochastic Simulation Literature and Applications for Health Actuaries A study on stochastic simulation literature as it applies to a health actuary. Dynamic simulation models; ...

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    • Authors: Louise H Anderson, Ian G Duncan, Katherine Hall, Brian C Martinson
    • Date: Sep 2007
    • Competency: External Forces & Industry Knowledge>Actuarial methods in business operations; External Forces & Industry Knowledge>External forces and business performance
    • Topics: Enterprise Risk Management; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Dynamic simulation models; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Markov Chain; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Modeling efficiency; Modeling & Statistical Methods>Stochastic models