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Forum: General Actuarial 07-20-2018, 08:03 AM
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Posted By minerva2
Thank you guys for the support! it means a lot. ...

Thank you guys for the support! it means a lot.

I will look into the logistic regression and will let you know what I find (hopefully something interesting!)
Forum: General Actuarial 07-19-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By minerva2
I really didn't consider the problem from that...

I really didn't consider the problem from that angle. Thank you!

What would you suggest? I was really leaning towards a panel regression since, in addition to precipitations, I am considering...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-18-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,297
Posted By minerva2
Several studies have identified the role climate...

Several studies have identified the role climate variability plays in the outbreak or burden of epidemics/pandemics. Precipitations in particular play an important role in the diffusion of the...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-18-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By minerva2
Guys, Do you think I could estimate an...

Guys,

Do you think I could estimate an annual rainfall anomaly. Say for instance by estimating the difference between the overall mean (over the whole period : 1970-2015 by country) and the...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-18-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By minerva2
Haha! I thought it was a bit dry around here :D ...

Haha! I thought it was a bit dry around here :D

It's why I'm looking at other countries as well :)
Forum: General Actuarial 07-17-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By minerva2
That's very helpful! Thank you so much. I'm doing...

That's very helpful! Thank you so much. I'm doing panel regression. Hopefully I will get some relevant results
Forum: General Actuarial 07-17-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,297
Posted By minerva2
Yes sorry! I meant independant earlier. My bad! ...

Yes sorry! I meant independant earlier. My bad!




I am getting my rainfall data from here: http://sdwebx.worldbank.org/climateportal/index.cfm?page=country_historical_climate

I assume they...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-17-2018, 11:24 AM
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Views: 2,297
Posted By minerva2
Ha! Brilliant. Since I have the annual...

Ha! Brilliant.

Since I have the annual deaths, I would say between the years. Would that be more relevant?
Forum: General Actuarial 07-17-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,297
Posted By minerva2
Yes I'm focusing on the 1970-2016 period (or...

Yes I'm focusing on the 1970-2016 period (or could be 2015 depending on rainfall data)
Forum: General Actuarial 07-17-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,297
Posted By minerva2
Thank you so much for your reply and interest. ...

Thank you so much for your reply and interest.

My study seeks to identify a link between health risks and climate variability. I have opted for Cholera as I have annual death cases by country. My...
Forum: General Actuarial 07-17-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,297
Posted By minerva2
The mean of the mean!!

Hey guys,

I'm currently doing a research that requires me to use annual precipitations by country in my regression.

I wasn't able to find this data online (if anyone has any idea where I can...
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-29-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By minerva2
Thank you for your answers! I will look more into...

Thank you for your answers! I will look more into it. I'm afraid I might struggle with the data, especially given the time I have.

It is an interesting area. It is a bit academically challenging....
Forum: Property - Casualty / General Insurance 12-22-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 775
Posted By minerva2
Emerging risks

Hi everyone,

I am toying with some ideas for my Master's dissertation.

I am doing a Master's in Risk Management and am interested in emerging risks such as nanotechnologies or cyber attacks....
Forum: Life 05-06-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By minerva2
Thank you Numbers Nerd. That was very helpful. ...

Thank you Numbers Nerd. That was very helpful.

Cheers!
Forum: Life 05-04-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By minerva2
Thank you Nimbers Nerd. I was wondering if...

Thank you Nimbers Nerd.

I was wondering if you guys knew of any other models to build generational life tables (besides Lee-Carter and the log-poisson models).

Thank you very much.
Forum: Software & Technology 04-27-2015, 04:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By minerva2
Whittaker-Henderson

Hi guys,

I wa wondering if any of you has already used the Whittaker-Henderson method to adjust raw death rates. If so, can anyone please tell me how to apply this method on excel?

Thank you...
Forum: Life 04-27-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By minerva2
Thank you!! I work in a pension fund. We...

Thank you!!

I work in a pension fund. We use the mortality tables for forecasting purposes. I have data from 2003 to 2014.

Thank you for your help JMO. I appreciate it.
Forum: Life 04-27-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By minerva2
Hi JMO, Thank you for your reply. ...

Hi JMO,

Thank you for your reply.

I've got a population of 100,000 for each year.

Unfortunately, it would take too long for me to order and receive the book (though it looks super...
Forum: Life 04-27-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,610
Posted By minerva2
Life tables

Hello,

I am currently working on a mortality project, and have been asked to build life tables.

So far, I have used the Makeham method. However, I have noticed that the adjustment of the raw...
Forum: Financial Mathematics 03-15-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By minerva2
Hi Steve, Thank you for your reply. ...

Hi Steve,

Thank you for your reply.

Actually, the formula I was looking for includes the yeild:

P*(1+r)^n * ((1+i)/(1+r))^n) -1)/ ((1+i)/(1+r))-1)

Thanks again for your help.
Forum: Financial Mathematics 03-10-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By minerva2
Geometric Progression

Hi everyone,

I'm not yet preparing for the second exam, but my question seems more relevant here. I hope you don't mind me posting in this section.

Here is my question.

I've got to...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-27-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,661
Posted By minerva2
Dan, that's a very interesting study. Thank you...

Dan, that's a very interesting study. Thank you very much!!!!
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-24-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,661
Posted By minerva2
Retirement age

Hi everyone,

Merry Christmas! Best wishes to all of you.

Santa brought me this year a new pension study lol :duh:

I've been asked to evaluate the age of retirement of the affiliated...
Forum: Pension - Social Security 12-15-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,777
Posted By minerva2
Thank you Dan for your help. I really really...

Thank you Dan for your help. I really really appreciate it. I'm sorry it took me so long to answer. I have limited access to websites.

Thanks again!!!
Forum: Pension - Social Security 11-29-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,777
Posted By minerva2
Hi Dan, Thanks so much for your help. It...

Hi Dan,

Thanks so much for your help. It worked!

Could you please tell me which commutation to use to calculate the lump sum actuarial equivalent?

Also, the retirement scheme I am working...
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