Free Study Materials for the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)
Spring 2011 - Spring 2012
Updated July 2014
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Inexhaustible Exam-Style Questions
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Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #1(a)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #2
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #3(a)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #4(a)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #5(a)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #6(a) and (b)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #7(a)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #8
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #9(a)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #10(a) and (c)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #12(a) and (b)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #13(a)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #17
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #19(b)
Question Based on Spring 2011 Exam 7, #21(a)
PDF Study Guides
Study Guide on the International Actuarial Association's "A Global Framework for Insurer Solvency Assessment"
Study Guide on Actuarial Aspects of Internal Models for Solvency II
Study Guide on "Operational Risk in Perspective"
Study Guide on Dependency Modeling
Study Guide on Tails of Copulas
Study Guide on Modeling Financial Series
Study Guide on ERM for Strategic Management
Study Guide on Non-tail Risk Measures
Study Guide on Measuring the Variability of Chain-Ladder Reserve Estimates
Study Guide on Testing the Assumptions of Age-to-Age Factors
Study Guide on the Value of Risk Reduction
Study Guide on the Extreme-Value Theory
Exam-Style Questions Relevant to the New CAS Exam 7
Relevant Sections from the Study Guide for the Old Exam 6
Section 57: Calculation of Premium Development to Loss Development Ratios for Retrospectively Rated Insurance Policies
Section 58: Calculation of Cumulative Premium Development to Loss Development Ratios and Premium Assets for Retrospectively Rated Insurance Policies
Section 59: Analysis of the PDLD Approach to Estimating the Premium Asset for Loss-Sensitive Contracts
Section 63: Approaches to Reserving for Workers' Compensation High Deductible Policies*
*Note that Section 63 is a Microsoft Excel file. Clicking on the link will prompt a download.
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