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The Practice of Life Assurance
A Text-book for Actuarial Students


  • Date Published: August 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107621824

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  • In this highly influential textbook, first published in 1952, actuaries Ogborn and Coe provide a condensed overview of many aspects of life assurance for the actuary-in-training. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of actuarial practice.

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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107621824
    • length: 452 pages
    • dimensions: 216 x 140 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Part I. General:
    1. Introductory review
    2. Historical background
    3. The legal background of life assurance in the United Kingdom
    4. The investments of life assurance and annuity funds
    5. Some implications of United Kingdom income tax
    6. The elements
    7. War and life assurance
    8. Actuarial investigations
    Part II. 'Ordinary' Life Assurance Business:
    9. Office premiums
    10. Premiums for special classes of assurance
    11. Underwriting and extra risks
    12. Methods of valuation
    13. Analysis of surplus
    14. Methods of distribution of surplus
    15. Surrender and paid-up policy values
    16. Pension schemes, disability insurance and options
    Part III. 17. Special features of industrial assurance
    18. Underwriting
    19. Office premiums
    20. Valuation
    21. Surplus
    22. Paid-up policies and surrender values
    Postscript. Capital redemption assurances

  • Authors

    N. E. Coe

    M. E. Ogborn

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