You are currently browsing articles tagged Excel.

There’s a bit of a furore going on at the moment: it turns out that a controversial paper in the debate about the after-effects of the financial crisis had some peculiarities in its data analysis. Rortybomb has a great description, and the FT’s Alphaville and Tyler Cowen have interesting comments. In summary, back in 2010 […] Read more

Tags: , , ,

I’ve recently been involved in two surveys looking at what software actuaries use, and how they use it. The first was organised by the GIRO working party on software use in general insurance, which I chaired. We got over 700 responses to our online survey, which was great. As we describe in the report, Excel […] Read more

Tags: , , , ,