## Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematics (Google eBook)This book provides a comprehensive introduction to actuarial mathematics, covering both deterministic and stochastic models of life contingencies, as well as more advanced topics such as risk theory, credibility theory and multi-state models. This new edition includes additional material on credibility theory, continuous time multi-state models, more complex types of contingent insurances, flexible contracts such as universal life, the risk measures VaR and TVaR. Key Features: - Covers much of the syllabus material on the modeling examinations of the Society of Actuaries, Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society. (SOA-CIA exams MLC and C, CSA exams 3L and 4.)
- Extensively revised and updated with new material.
- Orders the topics specifically to facilitate learning.
- Provides a streamlined approach to actuarial notation.
- Employs modern computational methods.
- Contains a variety of exercises, both computational and theoretical, together with answers, enabling use for self-study.
An ideal text for students planning for a professional career as actuaries, providing a solid preparation for the modeling examinations of the major North American actuarial associations. Furthermore, this book is highly suitable reference for those wanting a sound introduction to the subject, and for those working in insurance, annuities and pensions. |

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### Contents

The basic deterministic model 7 | |

The life table 37 | |

Life annuities 45 | |

Life insurance 60 | |

Insurance and annuity reserves 76 | |

The stochastic approach to insurance and annuities 205 | |

Simpliﬁcations under level beneﬁt contracts 228 | |

The minimum failure time 238 | |

RISK THEORY 259 | |

Risk Assessment 291 | |

An introduction to stochastic processes 308 | |

Poisson processes 324 | |

Ruin models 332 | |

Fractional durations 101 | |

Continuous payments 115 | |

Select mortality 136 | |

Multiplelife contracts 143 | |

Multipledecrement theory 164 | |

Expenses 182 | |

THE STOCHASTIC MODEL 189 | |

Credibility theory 361 | |

Multistate models 389 | |

Appendix A review of probability theory 406 | |

The normal distribution 412 | |

Probability generating functions 423 | |

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