North American Actuarial Journal Best Paper Prize
About the prize
The North American Actuarial Journal (NAAJ) Editorial Board is pleased to announce the Annual Prize for the best paper published in 2020. The winning paper, “Dating Death: An Empirical Comparison of Medical Underwriters in the U.S. Life Settlements Market,” was written by Jiahua Xu and published in Volume 24, Issue 1 of the NAAJ.
An Annual Prize of $500 and a plaque are awarded to the author or authors writing the best eligible paper published in the NAAJ. Past winners can be found on the NAAJ Annual Prize site. SOA members can access this paper and all other NAAJ content using their SOA login information.
|2020||Jiahua Xu||Dating Death: An Empirical Comparison of Medical Underwriters in the U.S. Life Settlements Market||24||1|
|2019||Maochao Xu & Lei Hua||Cybersecurity Insurance: Modeling and Pricing||23||2|
|2018||Patrick L. Brockett, Linda L. Golden, & Charles C. Yang||Potential ‘Savings' of Medicare: The Analysis of Medicare Advantage and Accountable Care Organizations||22||3|
|2017||Edward Frees||Insurance Portfolio Risk Retention||21||4|
|2016||Linda L. Golden, Patrick L. Brockett, Jing Ai & Bruce Kellison||Empirical Evidence on the Use of Credit Scoring for Predicting Insurance Losses with Psycho-social and Biochemical Explanations||20||3|
|2015||Joelle H. Fong, Adam W. Shao & Michael Sherris||Multistate Actuarial Models of Functional Disability||19||1|