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Alternative mortality table construction methods

Construction of mortality tables has been a skill practiced by actuaries since the beginning of the profession. Major innovations in how these tables are built, however, have been uncommon. In this episode, Sylvain Goulet, FCIA, joins our host Ping-Teng Lin, FICA, to discuss a new research paper that uses a generalized additive model and a neural network model to rework the data that underlies...

Economic scenario generators and climate risk

Economic scenario generators can be a useful tool in modelling and forecasting, and can also be used to effectively reflect the risks associated with climate change. In this episode, economist Sohini Chowdhury joins us once again to explain how economic scenario generators can be used by insurance companies and pension plans, and what impact climate can have on these scenarios.

2022 National Volunteer Week

profession. This year, National Volunteer Week runs from April 24 to 30 and, in this episode, Sue Alcott, Manager, Volunteer Services, People and Culture at the CIA, joins us to discuss what the Institute has planned to recognize the contributions of CIA volunteers.

The return of inflation?

There are signs that inflation may be making a comeback, after years of being considered fairly benign. This will have implications for a number of sectors, and may present particular challenges for pension actuaries. In this episode, CIA member François Bourdon, FCIA, and economist Sohini Chowdhury join us to discuss why inflation may be a greater concern in the near term, and the implications...

The Actuarial Aspects of ERM

The CIA is releasing a series of practice resource documents providing information on the foundations of enterprise risk management (ERM). In this episode, Claude Désilets, FCIA and member of the Committee on Enterprise Risk Management, shares what we can expect from the first paper.

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