Articles tagged "social welfare"

Modern government service delivery - 2018 Public Policy Essay Competition Winner

The Institute's Public Policy Essay Competition attracted a host of young authors whose essays demonstrated that actuaries can apply their skills across a range of fascinating topics; from mental health to blockchain, road pricing, the gig economy, complexity in retirement, genetic testing and many more. The winning essay 'Modern government service delivery' by Hugh Miller was singled out for its clear communication, logical structure and innovative approach to a growing issue for governments – how to deliver important services within ever tightening budgets.

Actuaries working in Not for Profit roles

Sarah Highet speaks to three actuaries who made a career change to work in NFP roles, motivated by a desire to use their skills to help people less fortunate than themselves and make a difference to their lives.

How can actuaries help in human services?

Last month Julia Lessing participated in the Actuaries Summit as a Plenary Speaker, encouraging delegates to “Think Differently” about the role of actuaries in tackling some of society’s wicked problems. This article covers the key themes from her presentation.

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