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AAE responds to EIOPA’s Consultation on the Supervisory Statement on ORSA in the context of COVID-19

15 March 2021

AAE submitted a response to EIOPA’s Consultation on the Supervisory Statement on ORSA in the context of COVID-19.

AAE’s submission can be found here.

 

 

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‘Can you predict without historical knowledge? Peter Kingsley approaches this dilemma’

11 March 2021

Decision making in uncertainty

PETER KINGSLEY is Chairman of The Oracle Partnership.
https://oraclepartnership.com/

The finance, pensions and insurance sectors have long relied on data and mathematical models to justify decisions, many backed by the authority of actuarial practice. Everything from projecting life expectancy to aligning long-term pension obligations and capital allocation decisions are measured, creating a shared set of norms. Risk is traded. Value exchanged.

 

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Disclaimer:
This article represents the opinion of the author, and not necessarily the opinion of the AAE.

 

This article was published in The European Actuary No. 25 – March 2021

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‘How to priortise vaccination’

8 March 2021

How to prioritise vaccination

Remarkably, mankind has developed a range of vaccines in little more than 12 months since the identification of the novel coronavirus in late 2019. The big issue as we enter 2021 is how should those vaccines most responsibly be rolled out? Stuart McDonald, Yifei Gong and John Roberts, three actuaries working on demographic and epidemiological data, have been to the fore of analysis of the benefits of the strategic distribution of early vaccines to the most vulnerable categories of the population. We set out here a summary of their recent work.

 

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Disclaimer:
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This article was published in The European Actuary No. 25 – March 2021

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‘Are corona decisions driven by data or by politics?’

4 March 2021

Good policy starts with good data

MAURICE DE HOND has a background in market research and runs his own polling agency View/Ture.
He started publishing blogs and scientific publications on corona on his website Maurice.nl in March 2020.

The Dutch handling of the corona pandemic is driving Maurice de Hond crazy. According to this Dutch political pollster, medical professionals wield far too much power when it comes to curbing the virus. ‘We need to make decisions based on good data, not on the medical opinions of a small group of specialists.’

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Disclaimer:
This article represents the opinion of the interviewee, and not necessarily the opinion of the AAE.

 

This article was published in The European Actuary No. 25 – March 2021

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How to recognize the actuarial professional

2 March 2021

Mária Kamenárová
Vice-chairperson AAE 

 

We all want to receive the best service and care in all aspects of our lives as we believe we are worth it. How to define the best service is a matter of individual preference: service for the best price, the best time (as time is money), or the best value for money, usually linked with professional care?

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