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Positive theory and actuarial practice

Thomas, R. Guy, Smith, A.D. (1998) Positive theory and actuarial practice. The Actuary, 1998 (8). pp. 16-17. ISSN 0960-457X. (KAR id:75129)

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Abstract

In recent months, the actuarial profession has seen a debate about how financial theory

exercise, imposing a view of how actuarial practice should progress. In this article we

approach is positive rather than normative: it observes actuarial practice and the theories

than offering prescriptions for theories which should prevail.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences > School of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science
Depositing User: Guy Thomas
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2019 23:53 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 14:05 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/75129 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Thomas, R. Guy: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4745-5849
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