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Volume LXXII, Number 137 & 138 / 1985

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Contents of Volume LXXII

Papers Presented at the May 1985 Meeting

On Stein Estimators: "Inadmissibility" of Admissibility as a Criterion for Selecting Estimators
    James E. Buck
    Discussion by: Christian Svensgaard and Paul Braithwaite

An Estimate of Statistical Variation in Development Factor Methods
    Roger M. Hayne

A Practical Guide to the Single Parameter Pareto Distribution
    Stephen W. Philbrick
    Discussion by: Kurt A Reichle and John P. Yonkunas

A Simulation Test of Prediction Errors of Loss Reserve Estimation Techniques
    James N. Standard
    Discussion by: John P. Robertson

Loss Portfolios: Financial Reinsurance
    Lee R. Steeneck

Discussion of Paper Published in Volume LXX

Reinsuring the Captive/Specialty Company
    Lee R. Steeneck (November, 1983)
    Discussion by: Oakley E. Van Slyke

Discussion of Paper Published in Volume LXXI

Extrapolating, Smoothing and Interpolating Development Factors
    Richard E. Sherman (November 1984)
    Discussion by: Stephen P. Lowe and David F. Mohrman
    Author's Reply to Discussion

Address to New Members—May 9, 1985
    Thomas E. Murrin

Keynote Address—May 9, 1985
"Adapting to an Era of Change
"Michael J. Kami

Minutes of the May 1985 Meeting

Presidential Address—November 12, 1985
    "Analysis and Synthesis"
    C.K. Khury

Papers Presented at the November Meeting

The Valuation of an Insurance Company for an Acquisition Involving a Section 338 Tax Election
    James A. Hall, III, Orin M. Linden, Stephen Gerard, Michael Heitz

An Introduction to Underwriting Profit Models
    Howard C. Mahler

An Analysis of Experience Rating
    Glenn G. Meyer

Address to New Members—November 11, 1985
    George D. Morison

Keynote Address—November 11, 1985
"The Search for Competitive Advantage"
William A. Sherden

Minutes of the November 1985 Meeting

Report of the Vice President—Administration

Financial Report

1985 Examinations—Successful Candidates


Index to Volume LXXII

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