Selection of risks by Pearce Shepherd

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Published by Society of Actuaries in [Chicago] .

Written in English

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  • Risk (Insurance),
  • Insurance, Life

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Statementby Pearce Shepherd and Andrew C. Webster.
ContributionsWebster, Andrew C., joint author.
LC ClassificationsHG8781 .S5
The Physical Object
Pagination327 p.
Number of Pages327
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6227696M
LC Control Number57014948

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