lactu2030  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
7 credits
45.0 h
Hainaut Donatien;

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The aim of this course is to present the basic principles of life insurance theory. After a short introduction to life tables, the main kinds of life insurance products are studied in detail regarding premium and reserve calculations. An introduction to modern life products is also presented. At the end of this course the students must be familiar with life calculations and be able to price life products.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Les transparents disponibles sur moodle et se basent principalement sur
  • Théorie et pratique de l’assurance vie. Michel Fromenteau et Pierre Petauton. 5ième édition 2017, Dunod.
  • Modélisation statistique des phénomènes de durée. Planchet F. et Thérond P. 2011, Economica.
  • Actuarial Mathematics for Life Contingent Risks. Dickson, D.C.M., Hardy, M.R., Waters, H.R. 2009, Cambridge University Press.
  • Construction de Tables de Mortalité Périodiques et Prospectives.  Delwarde, A., Denuit, M. 2005, Economica.
Teaching materials
  • transparents sur moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Mathematics

Master [120] in Actuarial Science

Master [120] in Mathematical Engineering