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History of Actuarial Science Steven Haberman

History of Actuarial Science

Steven Haberman

Published January 1st 1995
ISBN : 9781851961436
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3488 pages
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A book which covers the key period in the history of actuarial science from the mid-17th century to the early 19th century. There are reprints the most important treatises, pamphlets, tables and writings which trace the development of the actuarialMoreA book which covers the key period in the history of actuarial science from the mid-17th century to the early 19th century. There are reprints the most important treatises, pamphlets, tables and writings which trace the development of the actuarial industry. An introductory essay traces the history of actuarial science and illumminates key texts. The themes covered include accountancy, annuities, compound interest, demography, investments, life contingencies, pensions, probability, sickness and tontines.