Casualty Actuarial Society


Research Resources

Looking for articles or information to help you conduct research? Find databases or search engines listed here to help you search for actuarial information. Also, recommended readings and Web sites are provided.

Databases and Search Engines


Risk Assessment Database - The Risk Assessment Database represents an extensive, thorough and up-to-date analysis of the theory and empirics of risk assessment for property-casualty insurance. This database is formerly known as the Risk Premium Project II Report.

CAS Database of Actuarial Research Enquiry - Find all articles ever published by CAS plus many more. Searchable by author, title, abstract, publication field. Also browse taxonomy terms by subject area.

CAS Meetings & Seminar Presentations Database – Find presentations & handouts from CAS Meetings and Seminars dating back to 2000.

Geneva Association Virtual Library – Search for Geneva Association Newsletter articles, abstracts from Geneva Association journals, plus presentations, reports, discussion papers and working papers from the Geneva Association.

Insurance Information Institute – Search for Reports, Studies, Press Releases and more on the Insurance Industry.

North American Actuarial Conference MetaSearch – Search all NAAC member Web sites at one time.

UK Faculty & Institute of Actuaries Library Catalog - Access over 40,000 actuarial books, research papers and articles held in the Profession's libraries and online

Recommended CAS Readings

Risk Management, Part Four: Incentive Compensation—The Critical Blind Spot in ERM Today

Risk Management Part Three: Risk Metrics for Decision Making and ORSA

CAS Research Prize Winning Papers – The best papers from our Call Paper Programs and other contests.

Completed Working Parties – Papers and reports from successfully completed CAS Working Parties.

Downloadable Programs, Spreadsheets and Workbooks – Find ways to analyze data.

Risk Management: The Current Financial Crisis, Lessons Learned and Financial Implications – Essays on the financial crisis from 12/08.

Risk Management Part Two: Systemic Risk, Financial Reform, and Moving Forward from the Financial Crisis - More essays from the Joint Risk Management Section, published in 2011.

Syllabus of Basic Education – Find readings on the basics of actuarial science.

Research Topics by Subject

Dynamic Risk Modeling – Maintained by the CAS Dynamic Risk Modeling Committee.

Enterprise Risk Management – Maintained by the Joint CAS/SOA Risk Management Section

Health Care - Maintained by the CAS Health Care Issues Committee.

International Activity – Created by the former CAS International Research Committee

Theory of Risk – Maintained by the CAS Theory of Risk Committee.

More Actuarial Journals

Publications in North America – Includes links to financial and actuarial journals.

Publications outside North America – Includes links to actuarial journals published by organizations outside North America.