Howard Liao
Articles April 2024
Private Debt and Equity | Howard Liao

In this Inside RGA Q&A, Howard Liao, RGA’s Senior Managing Director and Head of Private Debt and Equity, talks about RGA’s unique approach to investments, the importance of mentorship, and what it feels like to scale the highest peak in ...

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Articles April 2024
Team Collaboration in Pension Risk Transfer is a Key Ingredient For Success

Pension risk transfer (PRT) is a booming sector of the insurance industry. In this article, originally published in The Actuary, explore the elements of a ...

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Articles April 2024
How to Develop Your Advanced Analytics Career as an Actuary

Are you interested in becoming an advanced analytics actuary, one of the most sought-after professionals in the life and health insurance industry? This article,

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Research and White Papers March 2024
Changing Financial Risks for Medigap Insurance

Originally published as a two-part series (Part 1,

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Research and White Papers March 2024
Artificial Intelligence – A New Frontier for Rehabilitation
No longer an ‘if’ but a ’when’, many insurers are currently considering how AI can best be leveraged to enhance the customer experience and increase efficiencies by automating routine tasks and processes. RGA's Linda Winterbottom explores the implications.  Read More
Laura Cockrill
Articles March 2024
Financial Insights and Strategy | Laura Cockrill

In this Inside RGA Q&A, Laura Cockrill, RGA’s Executive Vice President of Finance, shares the changes she has seen over her two-decade career at RGA, the key role finance plays in making decisions across the organization, and the philoso...

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Research and White Papers March 2024
The Protein Science Revolution: Implications for human health and mortality assumptions
RGA's Craig Armstrong explores recent key breakthroughs in protein science, the new possibilities they enable, and the potential implications for mortality assumption-setting. Read More
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Articles March 2024
The CDC’s New Respiratory Guidelines: Five Key Questions
RGA’s Chief Science Advisor Dr. Daniel Zimmerman shares his thoughts on updated CDC COVID-19 guidelines and their implications for insurers. Read More
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Articles March 2024
Are We Drowning in Forms?

Claims adjudicators play a pivotal role in the insurance industry. Their decisions impact policyholders’ lives, and they rely heavily on data to make informed choices. But what happens when the quest for data becomes too prescriptive? In a recent issue of Claims ...

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Articles March 2024
Insurance Roundtable: Harnessing Structured Underwriting Data for Automation, Innovation, and Accuracy

To look more closely at industry efforts to streamline the collection and integration of complex medical data, RGA recently hosted a panel of key stakeholders to get their top considerations and perspectives on the formatting of underwriting data.  

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Articles March 2024
Defusing the Pension Time Bomb: Lessons from pension risk transfer

This Best's Review article discusses why, as public pension programs face challenges, conve...

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Articles March 2024
Steady Route for Japan's Reinsurance Market in 2024

RGA's Hironori Takahashi, Chief Executive Officer of RGA Japan, shares with Asia Insurance Review how the need for new business growth and capital efficiency in Japan has led to the development of reinsurance solutions in the areas of underwriting, product d...

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Research and White Papers February 2024
U.K. Mortality Projections: Practical implications of CMI proposals
RGA explores the implications of the proposed parameterisation of the CMI_2023 mortality projection model for longevity assumption setting in the U.K. Read More
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Articles February 2024
AI Chatbots Break Down Barriers to Much-Needed Mental Health Treatments

AI-powered chatbots and apps are proving to be invaluable assets in the field of mental health, removing persistent hurdles to treatment such as cost, access, stigma, and therapist availability and fit.

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Publications February 2024
ReFlections Volume 61, February 2024

Features in this issue of ReFlections explore PCSK-9 inhibitors and...

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Research and White Papers February 2024
Impact of Anti-Selective Behavior on the Life Insurance Industry
An RGA analysis of policy-level data derived from an unprecedented, collaborative database and augmented by input from industry experts provides greater insight into the impact of anti-selection on the life insurance industry and potential ways to prevent it. Read More
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Articles February 2024
Data Modernization in Insurance Part II: A Guide to Successful Implementation

Part I of this two-part article series focused on creating a data and analytics strategy. In Part II, RG...

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Articles February 2024
The State of Product Development: Highlights from 2023

RGA provides quarterly updates on global product developments, which can be made available upon request. The insurance industry saw a surge of innovation in 2023, with new products emerging across multiple markets. We explore highlights from the year. 

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Research and White Papers February 2024
RGA's 2023 Surveys Roundup and Trends to Watch
Better understand the latest trends and developments in life and health insurance by exploring findings from RGA’s 2023 surveys.  Read More
Articles February 2024
Get with the Program: Actuaries are software engineers

This article from The Actuary explores why coding, although crucial for actuaries, is seen as a secondary skill, and writing software a d...

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