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Blog 48: Equity VS Equality by Xavier Lo, FIA, FRM, MBA

July 31, 2021
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Has everyone been following the Olympic games [奧運會]? Sometimes you can tell which sport [運動] some athlete [運動員] plays just by their body shape. This got me thinking about Equity [公平] versus Equality [平等]. This can be a very philosophical [哲學性] debate as to which is right or wrong. …

Blog 45: Samaritan’s Dilemma by Xavier Lo, FIA, FRM, MBA

July 22, 2021
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Everyone’s probably heard of the Good Samaritan [撒瑪利亞人]. However, think about the person on the receiving end. If that person keeps on getting help and knows that help will always come, what behaviour does this promote? This is exactly what today’s blog will be about: …

Blog 42: Overfitting by Xavier Lo, FIA, FRM, MBA

July 22, 2021
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Correlation [相關性] and relationships between factors is always something we look for as actuaries. This allows us to predict future outcomes more easily. How do we determine these relationships? Just by looking at historical data [過去數據] or observable information. You might be thinking, more factors …