The Casualty Actuarial Society is a professional organization whose purpose is the advancement of the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to property, casualty, and similar risk exposures.
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It has been quite a year for our profession. This year is even more promising as we turn 100 years old. CAS President, Wayne Fisher, mentioned in the January Actuarial Review that we are in an environment of change, so, there must be a vast amount of interesting things going on right now that maybe only … Read more
Most professions have at some point dealt with the issues of gender bias and equality, and actuaries are not unique in this regard. In the January/February 2014 issue of Actuarial Review, I reviewed Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook. In Lean In, Ms. Sandberg … Read more
Recently the actuarial profession has been seeing a lot of attention in the media, as the profession was just ranked 2013’s top U.S. job by CareerCast.com. The 200 jobs analyzed for the study were selected for their relevance in the current labor market, as well as the availability of reliable data from the Bureau of … Read more