42. Insurance

  1. D. J. Balding2,
  2. M. Bishop3 and
  3. C. Cannings4
  1. A. S. Macdonald

Published Online: 9 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch42

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Macdonald, A. S. (2008) Insurance, in Handbook of Statistical Genetics, Third Edition (eds D. J. Balding, M. Bishop and C. Cannings), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470061619.ch42

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK

  2. 3

    CNR-ITB, Milan, Italy

  3. 4

    Division of Genomic Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. Department of Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470058305

Online ISBN: 9780470061619

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Keywords:

  • actuarial mathematics and statistics;
  • principle of equivalence;
  • life insurance underwriting;
  • personal history and underwriting;
  • Mendelian disorder;
  • actuarial modelling;
  • age-dependent rate and disorders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Principles of Insurance

  • Actuarial Modelling

  • Examples and Conclusions

  • References