Loss Models

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470391332
Format: PDF, ePub
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Loss Models

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111841165X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Praise for the Third Edition "This book provides in-depth coverage of modelling techniques used throughout many branches of actuarial science. . . . The exceptional high standard of this book has made it a pleasure to read." —Annals of Actuarial Science Newly organized to focus exclusively on material tested in the Society of Actuaries' Exam C and the Casualty Actuarial Society's Exam 4, Loss Models: From Data to Decisions, Fourth Edition continues to supply actuaries with a practical approach to the key concepts and techniques needed on the job. With updated material and extensive examples, the book successfully provides the essential methods for using available data to construct models for the frequency and severity of future adverse outcomes. The book continues to equip readers with the tools needed for the construction and analysis of mathematical models that describe the process by which funds flow into and out of an insurance system. Focusing on the loss process, the authors explore key quantitative techniques including random variables, basic distributional quantities, and the recursive method, and discuss techniques for classifying and creating distributions. Parametric, non-parametric, and Bayesian estimation methods are thoroughly covered along with advice for choosing an appropriate model. New features of this Fourth Edition include: Expanded discussion of working with large data sets, now including more practical elements of constructing decrement tables Added coverage of methods for simulating several special situations An updated presentation of Bayesian estimation, outlining conjugate prior distributions and the linear exponential family as well as related computational issues Throughout the book, numerous examples showcase the real-world applications of the presented concepts, with an emphasis on calculations and spreadsheet implementation. A wealth of new exercises taken from previous Exam C/4 exams allows readers to test their comprehension of the material, and a related FTP site features the book's data sets. Loss Models, Fourth Edition is an indispensable resource for students and aspiring actuaries who are preparing to take the SOA and CAS examinations. The book is also a valuable reference for professional actuaries, actuarial students, and anyone who works with loss and risk models. To explore our additional offerings in actuarial exam preparation visit www.wiley.com/go/c4actuarial .

Loss Models

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
ISBN:
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A modern practical guide to building and using actuarial models. Loss Models: From Data to Decisions is organized around the principle that actuaries build models in order to analyze risks and make decisions about managing the risks based on conclusions drawn from the analysis. In practice, one begins with data and ends with a business decision. The book flows logically from this principle. It begins with a framework for model building and a description of frequency and severity loss data typically available to actuaries. Parametric models are emphasized throughout. The frequency and severity models are used in building aggregate loss models, in credibility-based pricing models, and in loss analysis over multiple time periods. Designed as both an educational text as well as a professional reference, Loss Models: Assumes little prior knowledge of insurance systems Features many fascinating examples taken from insurance files Contains a major instructive case study continued through each chapter Covers the classical areas of risk theory and loss distributions Gives a practical but rigorous treatment of modern credibility theory Uses standard statistical concepts, methods, and notation Provides modern computational algorithms for implementing methods Includes free companion software available from an FTP site Deals with many topics on CAS 4B and SOA 151 and 152 actuarial exams Includes many exercises based on past CAS and SOA exams.

Loss Models

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118573749
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An essential resource for constructing and analyzing advanced actuarial models Loss Models: Further Topics presents extended coverage of modeling through the use of tools related to risk theory, loss distributions, and survival models. The book uses these methods to construct and evaluate actuarial models in the fields of insurance and business. Providing an advanced study of actuarial methods, the book features extended discussions of risk modeling and risk measures, including Tail-Value-at-Risk. Loss Models: Further Topics contains additional material to accompany the Fourth Edition of Loss Models: From Data to Decisions, such as: Extreme value distributions Coxian and related distributions Mixed Erlang distributions Computational and analytical methods for aggregate claim models Counting processes Compound distributions with time-dependent claim amounts Copula models Continuous time ruin models Interpolation and smoothing The book is an essential reference for practicing actuaries and actuarial researchers who want to go beyond the material required for actuarial qualification. Loss Models: Further Topics is also an excellent resource for graduate students in the actuarial field.

Loss Models From Data to Decisions 3rd Edition ExamPrep Online Wrapper

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780470537954
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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eKlugman ExamPrep is an exciting new online product designed to help actuaries improve their examination skills. eKlugman ExamPrep provides an interactive method for working most of the exercises in Loss Models including, as well as providing, hints and step-by-step solutions. Many of the questions have a feature that makes random changes so that the same question can be worked more than once. The questions cover simulations, log normal distributions, aggregate loss models and operational risks, among a host of other actuarial topics. eKlugman ExamPrep also includes multiple forms of simulated exams with questions specially written for exam C/4 practice. The product features a built-in record keeping system in order to reinforce further practice and promote customization of study skills. This online product presents useful tips in understanding the test material, and it aids users in achieving specific exam goals. The material is a ‘must have’ for all aspiring and practicing actuaries who desire a fast and efficient alternative to using the traditional coursebook approach. Price includes 6-month access/subscription. Once purchased, the product is nonreturnable. After ordering, customers will be mailed a card that contains their registration code which is needed to access the eKlugman ExamPrep website. Also, check out the NEW enhanced version, Loss Models Online 3e. This product serves the same needs as ExamPrep, but with updated content and enhanced functionality to further improve your knowledge when preparing the the Actuarial Exam.

Loss Models From Data to Decisions 3rd Edition One Year Online

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9781118210284
Format: PDF, ePub
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"eKlugman" "ExamPrep" is an exciting new online product designed to help actuaries improve their examination skills. "eKlugman" "ExamPrep" provides an interactive method for working most of the exercises in "Loss Models" including, as well as providing, hints and step-by-step solutions. Many of the questions have a feature that makes random changes so that the same question can be worked more than once. The questions cover simulations, log normal distributions, aggregate loss models and operational risks, among a host of other actuarial topics. "eKlugman" "ExamPrep" also includes multiple forms of simulated exams with questions specially written for exam C/4 practice. The product features a built-in record keeping system in order to reinforce further practice and promote customization of study skills. This online product presents useful tips in understanding the test material, and it aids users in achieving specific exam goals. The material is a 'must have' for all aspiring and practicing actuaries who desire a fast and efficient alternative to using the traditional coursebook approach. Price includes 6-month access/subscription. Once purchased, the product is nonreturnable. After ordering, customers will be mailed a card that contains their registration code which is needed to access the "eKlugman ExamPrep" website. Also, check out the NEW enhanced version, Loss Models Online 3e. This product serves the same needs as ExamPrep, but with updated content and enhanced functionality to further improve your knowledge when preparing the the Actuarial Exam.

Loss Models From Data to Decisions 3rd Edition ExamPrep Online

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 9780470308578
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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eKlugman ExamPrep is an exciting new online product designed to help actuaries improve their examination skills. eKlugman ExamPrep provides an interactive method for working most of the exercises in Loss Models including, as well as providing, hints and step-by-step solutions. Many of the questions have a feature that makes random changes so that the same question can be worked more than once. The questions cover simulations, log normal distributions, aggregate loss models and operational risks, among a host of other actuarial topics. eKlugman ExamPrep also includes multiple forms of simulated exams with questions specially written for exam C/4 practice. The product features a built-in record keeping system in order to reinforce further practice and promote customization of study skills. This online product presents useful tips in understanding the test material, and it aids users in achieving specific exam goals. The material is a ‘must have’ for all aspiring and practicing actuaries who desire a fast and efficient alternative to using the traditional coursebook approach. Price includes 6-month access/subscription. Once purchased, the product is nonreturnable. Upon ordering, customers will receive an email that contains their registration code which is needed to access the eKlugman ExamPrep website. OR try the NEW updated version of ExamPrep, Loss Models Online 3e. This new product works the same as ExamPrep, but with updated content and enhanced functionality. To explore our additional offerings in actuarial exam preparation visit www.wiley.com/go/actuarialexamprep .

Student Solutions Manual to Accompany Loss Models From Data to Decisions Fourth Edition

Author: Stuart A. Klugman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118472020
Format: PDF, Docs
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Praise for the Third Edition "This book provides in-depth coverage of modelling techniques used throughout many branches of actuarial science. . . . The exceptional high standard of this book has made it a pleasure to read." —Annals of Actuarial Science Newly organized to focus exclusively on material tested in the Society of Actuaries' Exam C and the Casualty Actuarial Society's Exam 4, Loss Models: From Data to Decisions, Fourth Edition continues to supply actuaries with a practical approach to the key concepts and techniques needed on the job. With updated material and extensive examples, the book successfully provides the essential methods for using available data to construct models for the frequency and severity of future adverse outcomes. The book continues to equip readers with the tools needed for the construction and analysis of mathematical models that describe the process by which funds flow into and out of an insurance system. Focusing on the loss process, the authors explore key quantitative techniques including random variables, basic distributional quantities, and the recursive method, and discuss techniques for classifying and creating distributions. Parametric, non-parametric, and Bayesian estimation methods are thoroughly covered along with advice for choosing an appropriate model. New features of this Fourth Edition include: Expanded discussion of working with large data sets, now including more practical elements of constructing decrement tables Added coverage of methods for simulating several special situations An updated presentation of Bayesian estimation, outlining conjugate prior distributions and the linear exponential family as well as related computational issues Throughout the book, numerous examples showcase the real-world applications of the presented concepts, with an emphasis on calculations and spreadsheet implementation. A wealth of new exercises taken from previous Exam C/4 exams allows readers to test their comprehension of the material, and a related FTP site features the book's data sets. Loss Models, Fourth Edition is an indispensable resource for students and aspiring actuaries who are preparing to take the SOA and CAS examinations. The book is also a valuable reference for professional actuaries, actuarial students, and anyone who works with loss and risk models. To explore our additional offerings in actuarial exam preparation visit www.wiley.com/go/c4actuarial .

Reinsurance

Author: Hansjöerg Albrecher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119419948
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Reinsurance: Actuarial and Statistical Aspects provides a survey of both the academic literature in the field as well as challenges appearing in reinsurance practice and puts the two in perspective. The book is written for researchers with an interest in reinsurance problems, for graduate students with a basic knowledge of probability and statistics as well as for reinsurance practitioners. The focus of the book is on modelling together with the statistical challenges that go along with it. The discussed statistical approaches are illustrated alongside six case studies of insurance loss data sets, ranging from MTPL over fire to storm and flood loss data. Some of the presented material also contains new results that have not yet been published in the research literature. An extensive bibliography provides readers with links for further study.