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Journal of Actuarial Practice Volume 5, No. 2, 1997


© Copyright 1997 Absalom Press, Inc.

P.O. Box 22098, Lincoln, NE 68542-2098, USA.

Journal of Actuarial Practice ISSN 1064-6647



With Different Term Structure Models • Eliseo Navarro and Juan M. Nave

A New Approach for Determining Claim Expense Reserves in Workers Compensation • Kay Rahardjo

Pricing Earthquake Exposure Using Modeling • Debra L. Werland and Joseph W. Pitts

Actuarial Model Assumptions for Australian Inflation, Equity Returns, and Interest Rates • Michael Sherris

Comments on Some Parametric Models for Mortality Tables • Kam C. Yuen

Editor - Colin Ramsay, University of Nebraska. Associate Editors: Robert Brown, University of Waterloo ○ Cecil Bykerk, Mutual of Omaha ○ Ruy Cardoso, Actuarial Frameworks ○ Samuel Cox, Georgia State University ○ David Cummins, University of Pennsylvania ○ Robert Finger, Retired ○ Charles Fuhrer, The Segal Company ○ Farrokh Guiahi, Hofstra University ○ Steven Haberman, City University ○ Merlin Jetton, Retired ○ Eric Klieber, Buck Consultants ○ Edward Mailander, WeIlpoint Health Networks ○ Charles McClenahan, Mercer Oliver Wyman ○ Robert Myers, Temple University ○ Norman Nodulman, Retired ○ François Outreville, United Nations ○ Timothy Pfeifer, Milliman USA ○ Esther Portnoy, University of Illinois ○ Robert Reitano, John Hancock Financial Services ○ Alice Rosenblatt, WeIlpoint Health Networks ○ Arnold Shapiro, Penn State University ○ Elias Shiu, University of Iowa ○ Michael Sze, Sze Associates Ltd. ○ Joseph Tan, National Actuarial Network ○ Ronnie Tan, Great Eastern Life ○ Richard Wendt, Tower Perrin. Margo Young, Technical Editor