By Linda K. Stone
Try your hand at Social Security reform with this revamped Academy tool
By Linda K. Stone
By Srivathsan Karanai Margan
Insurance companies would be wise to monitor this imminent
Prepared by the Committee on Professional Responsibility
This newly updated paper—reprinted in Contingencies for the benefit of our readers—assists actuaries in choosing the right model for the task at hand.
By Jim Lynch
I reviewed three books about artificial intelligence for the latest issue of Contingencies (“All About AI”; January/February 2023). I had compliments and quibbles for each, but one point that consistently emerged: AI is brittle, and it will be for some time.
By Alan J. Tausch
Since its outbreak in early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on mortality in the U.S. Through August 2022, there had been 1,048,000 deaths attributed to COVID-19 infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which collects data on all deaths in the United States.
By Nate Worrell
When I first wrote “Eat Your Numbers” (Contingencies, July/August 2019), I hoped to bring nutrition science and actuarial science together.
By Steve M. Niu
A look of the ‘new’ federal retirement system—almost 30 years later
By Ken Faig, Jr.
Julius Caesar required that the Roman Senate post its acts or proceedings in 59 BCE (see Smith).
Young actuary leaders represent the future of the actuarial profession, bringing innovation, new perspectives and skills, and an embrace of leadership roles to guide it into the future. They are essential to the continuing success and growth of the U.S. actuarial profession.
By Jeff Petertil
Thirty years ago, The Wall Street Journal published on its editorial page an article I wrote.