Category Archives: Caribbean

CAPAS – International pension and insurance developments


Authors:  Servaas Houben Publisher, publication date: CAPAS, May 2021

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Toezicht op financiële instellingen Curaçao is te vrijblijvend


Authors:  Servaas Houben, Ronald Ketellapper[1] Link: ‘Toezicht op financiële instellingen Curaçao is te vrijblijvend’ (deachterkantvancuracao.blogspot.com) Publisher, publication date: De achterkant van Curacao, 8 May 2021 Het toezicht in Curaçao is volgens de auteurs verouderd en houdt onvoldoende rekening met de risico’s waaraan … Continue reading

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Staatschuld curacao: is deze te beheersen?


Authors:  Servaas Houben, Ronald Ketellapper[1] Link: Is de staatsschuld van Curacao beheersbaar? (deachterkantvancuracao.blogspot.com) Publisher, publication date: De achterkant van Curacao, 15 March 2021 1.  Inleiding en samenvatting De overheidsschuld van Curaçao neemt snel toe, mede als gevolg van de corona pandemie … Continue reading

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Strength in Numbers


Authors: Servaas Houben Slides: Internal models and data limitations_final version Publisher, publication date: CAA, 2015-12 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation on the use of data with limited availability stressing the importance of sensitivity testing and trends in other geographies

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Pricing for Mortality – Solutions for Changing Environments


Authors: Servaas Houben Slides: Trends in mortality_v0.9 Publisher, publication date: CAA, 2016-12 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation on mortality trends in the Caribbean, mortality data collection and cleansing, preferable mortality table characteristics, and data fitting, and effects on pricing and risk management.

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Big data in the Dutch Caribbean


Authors: Servaas Houben Slides: Big Data in the Dutch Caribbean_v0.6 Publisher, publication date: Phenox, 2017-01 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation on the successes of big data, nudges, limitations and sentiments, implementation in pensions and insurance, and how this can be successfully introduced and … Continue reading

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Small Data – rente- en sterfte modellering


Authors: Servaas Houben Slides: Small data en rente en- sterfte modellering_Servaas Houben_v1.0 Publisher, publication date: AG Springschool, 2017-03 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation on the differences between small and big data, differences between the Dutch and Curacao pension systems, interest rate and longevity … Continue reading

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Verplicht pensioen


Authors: Servaas Houben pdf: PCN_seminar_verplicht pensioen Curacao_Servaas Houben_DEF Publisher, publication date: PCN, 2018-11 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation on the introduction of mandatory pension for Dutch Caribbean taking into account longevity and low levels of state pension  

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Modelleren met weinig data


Authors: Servaas Houben slides: Sterfte onderzoek_Phenox_2018-11-08_v0.3 Publisher, publication date: Phenox, 2018-11 —————————————————————————————————————————— Although there are data limitations in the Caribbean, this does not prevent insurance and pension funds to perform their own mortality studies to ensure their mortality tables correctly … Continue reading

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Burden or Benefit


Authors: Dane Brodber, Servaas Houben slides: CAA2018 – Burden or Benefit – combined Publisher, publication date: CAA, 2018-11 —————————————————————————————————————————— Presentation on risk management for banking and insurance with the focus on providing benefits from a business perspective

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