We’d like to again congratulate our prize winners for the incredible research and discussion included within their papers, and to Thomas Herbin who took out the Young Actuaries World Cup. Well done!
Prizes were given at ICA2023 to presenters who submitted outstanding papers in various areas. Our winners were:
Best Researcher/s Under the Age of 35
Yafei (Patricia) Wang, for the paper Predictive ML and XAI for Underwriting Life and Health Insurance
Chun-Ming Ma (George), for the paper A Stochastic Analysis of Policies Related to Funding of Defined Benefit Pension Plans
Pietro Parodi and Derek Thrumble, for the paper Loss Modelling from First Principles Working Party Report
Jamaal Ahmad, Mogens Bladt and Christian Furrer, for the paper Aggregate Markov models in life insurance: properties and valuation
Hervé Andrès, for the paper Signature-based validation of real-world economic scenarios
Akio Yamaki, for the paper New normal after COVID-19 – observations on medical care expenditure in Japan
Pensions and Social Security/Super/PBSS
Vivian Dang and Young Tan, for the paper Pooled Contingent Annuity A low-cost solution to account-based pensions' Achilles heel
Investment, Wealth, Finance and Banking
Naoki Sunamoto, for the paper A Study on Regime Shift in Stock Market during the Pandemic
Professionalism, Ethics and Actuarial Education
Simon Louw and Lusani Mulaudzi, for the paper Serving the public interest through the Public Interest Actuary.