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CAS Monograph Series (large PDF except for Discussion Thread)

AO Discussion Thread

CAS Monograph 1: Stochastic Reserving Using Bayesian MCMC

CAS Monograph 2: Distributions for Actuaries

CAS Monograph 3: Stochastic Reserving Using Generalized Linear Models

CAS Monograph 4: Using ODP Bootstrap: A Practitioners' Guide

CAS Monograph 5: Generalized Linear Models for Insurance Rating

CAS Monograph 6: A Machine-Learning Approach to Parameter Estimation

Ratemaking

CAS Textbook for Ratemaking (note: large PDF)

Aggregate Deductibles

Allstate Disappearing deductible

Predictive Risk Modeling

1082: What's an appropriate credibility standard?

Capital Allocation for Ratemaking: Does RBC make sense?

Risk Loading for ILFs

Reserve Analysis for Ratemaking Purposes

Credibility when the complement is poor

Claims made with built in tail?

Earning Premium when exposure to loss isn't constant

Alternatives to Credit Score

Bailey's Minimum Bias

Commercial Lines Price Indexs

Salvage and Subro in Ratemaking

BF and Cape Cod usage in Pricing

Speeding Tickets in Canada (BC)

WC Involuntary Market and Rate Adequacy

Large Account Pricing -- How low can you go?

Pricing D&O Insurance

Value in risk based pricing?

What is an exposure?

States with online filing databases

Predictive Modeling

Spacial Smoothing / Clustering -- Territorial Ratemaking

Price Optimization: Acceptable under Actuarial Principles?

Forecasting Incurred Loss Ratio

Why exponential family in GLM?

Ohio ban on price optimization

Reserving

CAS Textbook on Reserving (note: large PDF)

Claims Reserving Manual of the Faculty & Institute of Actuaries in the UK (Note: Link to table of contents, which has many PDF links)

Payment Patterns

IBNR to Case Ratios

Munich Chain Ladder

Responsibility for Reserves

Tail Factor: Using Incurred/Paid ratio as paid tail

Reserving for Excess Policy

Reserve Ranges (2003)

Limited LDFs

Capping for Development & Developing Individual Claims

Berquist Sherman: Is it a bunch of BS?

Standard Deviation of Link Ratios

Reserve Bootstrapping and Correlation between lines

Prepaid ULAE

LDF Averaging

Method Change Leads to Reserve Increase - What to do?

Why do we need ULAE reserves?

Developing Basic Layers of Loss

Triangle Free Reserving Paper

Bornhuetter Ferguson Method

Incurred Bootstrapping

FASB "Insurance Contracts" changes

Case Reserve Adequacy Testing

Extra Contractual Obligations - Accounting and IBNR

Entry into Reinsurance Markets

Probability of Loss greater than attachment point

Treaty Year vs Underwriting Year

Quota Share Reinsurance

Underwriting Year vs Accident Year

Historical Hurricane Listing

EP Curves from Event Loss Tables

Expected Reinsurer Deficit


Line of Business Issues

Chinese Drywall

CA Orders Allstate to Cut HO rates

Ridiculous Med Mal Study

WI Auto Legislative Changes

Gas Prices vs Auto Accident Claims

Why is Auto Insurance Mandatory?

2007 Michigan 20% rate decrease legislation

Pay as you go Auto Insurance

Courts orders MI to allow Credit Scoring

WCIRB 2011: CA WC 40% Rate Need

Why are larger accounts better in WC?

Is Private Flood Insurance feasible?


Florida Issues

Florida Homeowners required to write other lines?

Florida's Hurricane Exposure

WSJ Editorial on Crist

Ban on FL subsidaries passes FL Senate

FL vs Credit Scoring

Florida vs State Farm

Getting filings approved?


Curve Fitting and Distributions

Fitting Loss Distributions

Uniform Distribution

Mixed Exponentials - Scoring Method

Fitting a mixed distribution

Skewness and Kurtosis


Industry Issues

Industry Resources Thread

Higher Speed Limits Cost Lives

2007 Discussion of Possible Repeal of Antitrust Immunity

Insurance Actuaries - A Crisis of Credibility

National Catastrophe Program

Katrina: Flood or Insurable Loss?

Internal Appointed Actuaries: Less Credibility with Regulators?

What is credential required for?

What is a rider?

DOI Accreditation

Sandy not a hurricane; hurricane deductible applicability

Progressive defends insured's killer in court for UM case

Driverless cars coming in 2019, according to KPMG

Driverless cars, part deux


Alternatives to Insurance

Teambrella (General Actuarial)

Lemonade


Other Issues

Closed without Payment Counts

Discounting Rates - What is appropriate?

Bad Data

10/10 test for risk transfer

Rate Changes & Loss Ratio Planning

Who owns a mutual P&C company?

Do I need an attorney?

What are the P&C Lines of Business?

Risk Retention Groups

Captives

Open Database Project - a very cool project by Colonel Smoothie
CAS Policies/Governance Issues

2006 Whitepaper on Education

Loss of ACAS Practice Rights after 2011

Code of Conduct for Candidates

Task Force on Classes of Membership

ASOP 41

2011 SOA Proposal to Merge Organizations

Certifying CE Compliance with the CAS

Why do we have 2 credentials?

2011 CAS Election Discussion

SOA to form General Insurance Track

Continuing Education Thread (General Actuarial Forum)

Preliminary Exams no longer jointly sponsored

2012 CAS Strategic Plan

2013 CAS Update of the Statement of Principles
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Links to a selection of threads with 20+ replies that might be helpful. Let me know if there are other good threads.
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Nice good work MH!
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I keep tryingto find old threads on here, so I figured other people might do it to.
True.

Some of these posts will definitely be useful for me, come full-time work in January.
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Looks to be a very useful summary of interesting links - thank you, MountainHawk!
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Solid work. There are a few good Cat Modeling threads hanging around. I can't find them right now but I'll look at some point.
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Mods -- Can we get a sticky on this?
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Updated this w/ a few more threads, plus direct links to the CAS textbooks.
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Yeah ... FL needs it's own section, sad but true. Thanks for the link, added.
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