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Modeling Fundamentals: Accounting for the Hours Clause

Articles | AIR Currents Article
October 16, 2019

Accounting for the hours clause in European windstorms modeling presents specific challenges.
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Modeling Fundamentals: Advanced Loss Modification

Articles | AIR Currents Article
October 16, 2019

The Advanced Loss Modification (ALM) module in Touchstone Re™, the successor to and next generation of EMM in CATRADER™, enables companies to analyze global reinsurance treaties beyond the scope covered by AIR’s traditional suite of models and offers clients the flexibility to modify modeled losses and perform advanced sensitivity testing, all within the same reinsurance platform they are using today.
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Modeling Fundamentals: The Dynamic Nature of Science in Catastrophe Modeling

Articles | AIR Currents Article
March 16, 2017

This article is an update of an article originally published in 2009 in which Dr. Guin discusses why it is so important for scientists and engineers at AIR to determine whether competing approaches are credible and how much weight to assign to emerging science before a consensus is reached.
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Modeling Fundamentals: So You Want to Issue a Cat Bond

Articles | AIR Currents Article
August 26, 2016

In this article Jeff Boyd, CCM, revisits our 2011 primer on the catastrophe bond issuance process to reflect changes in the cat bond market landscape and AIR offerings.
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Modeling Fundamentals: Combining Loss Metrics

Articles | AIR Currents Article
October 24, 2012

The AIR Institute, AIR’s catastrophe risk management training and education program, is launching a series of AIRCurrents articles that explore the fundamentals of catastrophe modeling. This first one, by Greg Sly, Manager, Client and Consulting Services, and Nan Ma, Senior Editor, explains the dos and don’ts of combining exceedance probability metrics.
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Capturing Correlation in Agricultural Risk Models

Articles | AIR Currents Article
May 24, 2012

Dr. Gerhard Zuba details the significance of spatial correlation in a weather-based approach to agricultural modeling, and explains how AIR’s Agricultural Weather Index (AWI) technology explicitly captures the effects of spatially correlated weather events on modeled losses in China.
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Blending Severe Thunderstorm Model Results with Loss Experience Data—A Balanced Approach to Ratemaking

Articles | AIR Currents Article
May 24, 2012

The volatility in year-to-year severe thunderstorm losses means that traditional ratemaking approaches are not sufficient for developing actuarially sound prices. AIR Senior Vice President David Lalonde introduces a balanced ratemaking methodology that properly reflects the tail risk from potential severe thunderstorm events.
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Uncertainty in Estimating Commercial Losses—and Best Practices for Reducing It

Articles | AIR Currents Article
July 28, 2011

AIR Principal Engineer Dr. Vineet Jain explains why commercial losses are more unpredictable than residential losses and provides some best practices to follow when modeling commercial portfolios.
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Modeling Fundamentals: Evaluating Risk Measures

Articles | AIR Currents Article
January 23, 2014

A discussion of advantages and limitations of several risk measures, such as TVaR, used to assess capital and solvency requirements and price risk transfer opportunities.
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Modeling Fundamentals: Uncertainty Options in Software

Articles | AIR Currents Article
July 22, 2015

This article outlines some ways in which users of AIR’s Touchstone platform can gain new insights into the uncertainty in their modeled loss estimates, create a framework for testing the sensitivity of results, and make better informed business decisions.
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