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Biography

BSc Mathematics (Glasgow) 1981. PhD (Heriot-Watt) 1995. Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries 1984. Employment: Scottish Amicable Life Assurance Society 1981-1989, Heriot-Watt University 1989 to date. Honorary Librarian of the Faculty of Actuaries 1998-2007. David Garrick Halmstad Prize 2003. Elected Honorary Member of the Actuarial Society of South Africa 2005. Elected FRSE 2006. Finlaison Medal of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries 2011.

Research interests

My recent research interests are in the impact of genetic information on insurance, and financial services in general.

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Genetic Testing Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1996 2020

Missing Covariates
Hierarchical Model
Mortality
Covariates
Missing Data

Insurance loss coverage and social welfare

Hao, M., Macdonald, A. S., Tapadar, P. & Thomas, R. G., 7 Feb 2019, In : Scandinavian Actuarial Journal. 2019, 2, p. 113-128 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Insurance
Social welfare
Risk classification
Ranking
Adverse selection

Survival analysis of pension scheme mortality when data are missing

Ungolo, F., Christiansen, M. C., Kleinow, T. & Macdonald, A. S., 3 Jul 2019, In : Scandinavian Actuarial Journal. 2019, 6, p. 523-547 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Survival Analysis
Mortality
Covariates
Survival Model
Identifiability

Insurance loss coverage and demand elasticities

Hao, M., Macdonald, A. S., Tapadar, P. & Thomas, R. G., Mar 2018, In : Insurance: Mathematics and Economics. 79, p. 15-25 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Insurance
Demand elasticity
Adverse selection
Insurance demand
Empirical evidence

Insurance Loss Coverage Under Restricted Risk Classification: The Case of Iso-elastic Demand

Hao, M., Macdonald, A. S., Tapadar, P. & Thomas, R. G., May 2016, In : ASTIN Bulletin: The Journal of the IAA. 46, 2, p. 265-291 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Elastic demand
Risk classification
Elasticity
Insurance
Adverse selection