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Actuaries' Survival Guide

How to Succeed in One of the Most Desirable Professions

Book2004

Author:

Fred E. Szabo

Actuaries' Survival Guide

How to Succeed in One of the Most Desirable Professions

Book2004

 

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Fred E. Szabo

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    Chapter 1 - Actuarial Careers

    Pages 1-90

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    Chapter 2 - Actuarial Education

    Pages 91-184

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    Chapter 3 - Actuarial Jobs

    Pages 185-198

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    Appendix A - Consulting Firms

    Pages 199-212

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    Appendix B - Insurance Companies

    Pages 213-246

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    Appendix C - Reciprocity

    Pages 247-251

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    Appendix D - Actuarial Websites

    Pages 253-256

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    Appendix E - Actuarial Symbols

    Pages 257-258

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    Bibliography

    Pages 259-260

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    Index

    Pages 261-268

About the book

Description

This unique book is a guide for students and graduates of mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and other number-based disciplines contemplating a career in actuarial science. Given the comprehensive range of the cases that are analyzed in the book, the Actuaries' Survival Guide can serve as a companion to existing study material for all courses designed to prepare students for actuarial examinations.

This unique book is a guide for students and graduates of mathematics, statistics, economics, finance, and other number-based disciplines contemplating a career in actuarial science. Given the comprehensive range of the cases that are analyzed in the book, the Actuaries' Survival Guide can serve as a companion to existing study material for all courses designed to prepare students for actuarial examinations.

Key Features

* Based on the curricula and examinations of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)
* Presents an overview of career options and details on employment in different industries
* Provides a link between theory and practice; helps readers gain the qualitative and quantitative skills and knowledge required to succeed in actuarial exams
* Includes insights from over 50 actuaries and actuarial students
* Written by Fred Szabo, who has directed the actuarial co-op program at Concordia University for over ten years

* Based on the curricula and examinations of the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)
* Presents an overview of career options and details on employment in different industries
* Provides a link between theory and practice; helps readers gain the qualitative and quantitative skills and knowledge required to succeed in actuarial exams
* Includes insights from over 50 actuaries and actuarial students
* Written by Fred Szabo, who has directed the actuarial co-op program at Concordia University for over ten years

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ISBN

978-0-12-680146-0

Language

English

Published

2004

Copyright

Copyright © 2004 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved

Imprint

Academic Press

Authors

Fred E. Szabo

Department of Mathematics and Statistics Concordia University