Links – Week of 24 December

Insurance Industry News

Trov offers a combination policy (Medical + Trip Interruption + Lost Items) to passengers in Waymo self-driving cars:

LindkedIn Announcement

FT Analysis

AXA teamed up with UberEATs to provide another combination policy (A&H and Third Party Liability) to its couriers in Europe:

Reuters

I blogged about sub-prime auto and increasing frequency here:

http://ronaldrichman.co.za/2017/12/21/usa-personal-auto-frequency-and-the-link-to-sub-prime-loans-speculative/

Data Vis

Design secrets behind the FT’s best charts of the year

Stats/R:

Simply Stats with a nice summary of interesting stats/R items from 2017:

https://simplystatistics.org/2017/12/20/a-non-comprehensive-list-of-awesome-things-other-people-did-in-2017/

Deep Learning

This came out a few weeks ago, but it’s worth noting this new approach to  neural networks – Capsule Networks – from Hinton:

ARXIV Paper

Explainer

Research

IBNR

COHERENT INCURRED PAID (CIP) MODELS FOR CLAIMS RESERVING

Yield Curves – Might be useful for some African countries

Approximating risk-free curves in sparse data environments

Equity Valuation

Art, Science or Craft?

Climate Change and Property Values (via the amazing Marginal Revolutions blog):

From the abstract – Homes exposed to sea level rise (SLR) sell at a 7% discount relative to observably equivalent unexposed properties equidistant from the beach. This discount has grown over time and is driven by sophisticated buyers and communities worried about global warming.

https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3073842

 

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