Check out the latest issue of Contingencies in its digital version:
The Futures of the U.S. Health Care System—A practice from the business world called scenario planning can help actuaries describe how potential futures may unfold.
The Real Goal of American Pension Legislation—U.S. law seems to lead to a disconnect between stated goals and realized outcomes. Why? As one famous whistleblower suggested, “Follow the money.”
Fed Up—The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate—what does that mean for financial companies’ bottom lines?
Plus an actuary’s perspective on economic inequality and why it’s important, a revolution in open source software, the first finalist in our short fiction contest, and more.