Actuaries' Survival Guide,
Edition 3 Navigating the Exams as Applications of Data Science
By Ping Wang and Fred Szabo

Publication Date: 30 May 2024
Actuaries' Survival Guide: Navigating the Exams as Applications of Data Science, Third Edition explains what actuaries are, what they do, and where they do it. The book describes exciting combinations of ideas, techniques, and skills involved in their day-to-day work. This edition has been updated to reflect the rise of social networking and the internet, the progress toward a global knowledge-based economy, and the global expansion of the actuarial field that has occurred since the prior edition.

Key Features

  • Includes details on the Society of Actuaries’ (SOA) and Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) examinations, as well as sample questions and answers
  • Presents an overview of career options and includes profiles of companies and agencies that employ actuaries
  • Provides a link between theory and practice and helps readers understand the blend of qualitative and quantitative skills and knowledge required to succeed in actuarial exams
  • Offers insights provided by real-life actuaries and actuarial students about the profession
About the author
By Ping Wang, St John's University - Tobin College of Business, NY, USA and Fred Szabo, Department of Mathematics, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Table of Contents

1. Actuarial Careers
2. Actuarial Education
3. Actuarial Jobs

A. Consulting Firms
B. Insurance Companies
C. Reciprocity Agreements
D. Actuarial Websites
E. Recruiting Agencies
F. SOA Education Summary
G. CAS Education Summary
H. Actuarial Symbols
I. Bibliography

Book details
ISBN: 9780443154973
Page Count: 272
Retail Price : £45.95
Advanced undergraduate and graduate courses, Researchers/Professionals - qualified/certified actuaries in insurance, pensions, health