volume 9, issue 4, P787-830 2003
DOI: 10.1017/s1357321700004360
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C. D. Daykin, D. A. Akers, A. S. Macdonald, T. McGleenan, D. Paul, P. J. Turvey

Abstract: ABSTRACTRapid developments in genetic science have been accompanied by confusion regarding the predictive power of DNA-based tests and in the impact of such tests on the insurance industry. The United Kingdom actuarial profession has begun to engage in the associated social policy issues and to try to throw some light on the issues through quantitative research and objective analysis. At the same time, many insurance industry actuaries have been involved in work on behalf of the insurance industry to develop a…

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