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The Actuary The magazine of the actuarial profession
Saturday 28 May 2016


  • Climb every mountainFiona Morrison draws some inspiration from the ski slopes when considering the next generation of leaders of the profession
  • Decisions, decisionsIn the run-up to the EU referendum, Richard Purcell reflects on how actuaries can inform many big decisions facing society
  • Let's arm ourselves with the factsDerek Cribb would like actuaries to use their unique skills to fully participate in the EU referendum and IFoA Council elections



This issue discusses some potential drivers of longevity trends and considers aspects of longevity modelling

The last century has seen significant improvements in mortality rates and the continuing increase in life expectancy have brought to the fore the critical importance of longevity modelling. It is not surprising that the understanding of longevity risk and factors affecting future longevity, such as lifestyle, medical advances, and health care policy, are now attracting more attention.

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Getting the most out of modelling webiNar

Expert speakers:

Clifford McDowell 
Irfan Akhtar 
Pierre du Toit

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