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Dr. Kevin Ahlgrim A.S.A., M.A.A.A., Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair
Finance, Insurance and Law
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Biography

Kevin Ahlgrim is the current Chair of the Department of Finance, Insurance and Law at Illinois State University. He is an Associate of the Society of Actuaries and a Member of the American Academy of Actuaries. He has B.S. in actuarial science and a Ph.D. in finance, both from the University of Illinois. Prior to his academic career, Kevin worked as a health actuary.

Current Courses

299.001Independent Honor Study

499.001Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

287.002Independent Study

299.001Independent Honor Study

499.001Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

287.001Independent Study

400.001Independent Study

PhD Finance

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

MS Finance

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

BS Actuarial Science

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

Book Review

Ahlgrim, K. Book Review: Dull Disasters? How Planning Ahead Will Make a Difference. Journal of Risk and Insurance 87.3 (2020): 851-856.
Ahlgrim, K. Book review: Introductory stochastic analysis for finance and insurance. Journal of Risk and Insurance 78.2 (2011): 495-499.
Ahlgrim, K. Book Review: Financial Analysis: A User Approach. Journal of Risk and Insurance 71.3 (2004): 552-555.
Ahlgrim, K. Book Review: An Introduction to Derivatives and Risk Management, 5th ed.. Journal of Risk and Insurance 70.1 (2003): 177-179.

Conference Proceeding

Ahlgrim, K. Rewiring the Financial Curriculum. American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (2008)

Journal Article

Ahlgrim, K., & Jones, J. Insurance rating games: Strikes, spares, and bags. Risk Management and Insurance Review 17.2 (2014): 297-313.
Ahlgrim, K., D'Arcy, S., & Gorvett, R. A comparison of actuarial financial scenario generators. Variance 2.1 (2008): 111-134.
Ahlgrim, K., D'Arcy, S., & Gorvett, R. Modeling Financial Scenarios: A Framework for the Actuarial Profession. Proceedings of the Casualty Actuarial Society (2005)
Ahlgrim, K., D'Arcy, S., & Gorvett, R. Effective Duration and Convexity of Liabilities for Property-Liability Insurers Under Stochastic Interest Rates, The. Geneva Papers On Risk And Insurance Theory 29.1 (2004): 75-108.

Magazine/Trade Publication

Ahlgrim, K., Brandt, E., & Fears, G. Significant Risk Factors: Considerations for Medical Professional Liability Reserves. Inside Medical Liability (2018): 37-40.
Ahlgrim, K., Brandt, E., & Fears, G. Disclosing Material Risks in Medical Professional Liability Reserves. Inside Medical Liability (2016): 31-34.

Presentations

Company-Specific Risk Factors and Other RMAD Disclosures. Casualty Loss Reserving Seminar (CLRS). Casualty Actuarial Society. (2019)
Actuaries RMAD: Reviewing Disclosures in the Statement of Actuarial Opinion. Casualty Actuarial Society Annual Meeting. Casualty Actuarial Society. (2018)
Hoops risk: A problem-based learning activity in insurance. Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA) Annual Meeting. Western Risk and Insurance Association. (2018)
Dodd-Frank, State Insurance Regulation, and Future Reform Issues: A Primer for Public Policymakers. National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) Annual Meeting. National Council of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL). (2017)
Federal reform of financial services and the impact on insurance regulation. Insurance Financial Regulators Program. Katie School. (2017)
Insurtech: A disturbance in the force. Insurance Regulator Education Foundation Annual Meeting. (2017)
RMAD disclosures in the statement of actuarial opinion: An analysis of the evidence. Casualty Loss Reserving Seminar (CLRS). Casualty Actuarial Society. (2017)
RMAD disclosures in the statement of actuarial opinion: An analysis of the evidence. Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA) Annual Meeting. Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA). (2017)
Benchmarking Subrogation. Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA). (2015)
Historical Loss Ratios and State Specific Uncertainty. Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA). (2014)

Grants & Contracts

The Effect of Deflation or High Inflation on the Insurance Industry. Casualty Actuarial Society / Society of Actuaries. Other. (2012)
Modeling of Economic Series Coordinated with Interest Rate Scenarios. Casualty Actuarial Society / Society of Actuaries. Other.
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