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Actuarial values

Thomas, R. Guy (1998) Actuarial values. In: Transactions of the 26th International Congress of Actuaries. . pp. 95-110. Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, Glasgow, UK ISBN 0-901066-47-8.

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This paper seeks to identify the characteristic values implicit in contemporary actuarial thought and practice. ‘Values’ is used here to mean fundamental concepts which we use, largely intuitively, to guide our patterns of thought and behaviour. We consider to what extent these values are characteristic simply because actuarial work attracts individuals who already subscribe to them, and to what extent these values may be inculcated by actuarial training. We then consider whether the characteristic values we have identified are congruent with the changing values of wider society, and whether they are likely to be conducive to the continuing success of the profession in the 21st century.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Proceeding)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science
Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science > Actuarial Science
Depositing User: G. Thomas
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2019 23:37 UTC
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