Getting Political—Can an Actuary Weigh In on Thorny Issues?

It’s still a long time until the November 2020 elections, and we can expect a lot of political news before we reach the day itself. Health care, pensions, social insurance programs, and other issues of interest to actuaries will be discussed by politicians and reported on by the media. Politicians and pundits alike will be advocating for certain positions, and the public will often draw their own desired—but erroneous—conclusions based on these statements.

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Up to Code November/December 2019, Alice Rosenblatt


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