Application specific probability distributions for risk analysis of insurance contracts

Michal Páleš, Faculty of Economic Informatics, University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovak Republic

Pages: 3 – 12


The aim of this paper is to present an overview of probability distributions that can be used for modeling risk in actuarial practice. Interpretation is aimed on discrete and continuous distributions, mixture distribution, mixed distribution, compound and specific compound discrete distribution. For each group are listed underlying assumptions for their use. For the PC support of risk management is presenting the outputs from the software, which includes several probability distribution of the above groups.

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