2018 Summer research internships programme in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics

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2018 IFAM summer research interns
2018 interns

A group of around 50 Year 2 and 3 undergraduate students in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics have commenced a 6 week summer internship programme working on 11 different projects in conjunction with local and international businesses and in collaboration with a number of our partner universities.


  • Calculating compensation for loss of future earnings
  • Assumptions of the USS valuation: are they feasible?
  • Double-debt problem (in collaboration with partners in Japan)
  • Car insurance in Egypt (in collaboration with partners in Egypt)
  • Probability of default (in collaboration with a microfinance company in Ghana and AIMS (African Institute of Mathematical Sciences)- Ghana.
    Four Ghanaian graduate students from AIMS will join our team in Liverpool for this project)
  • Credit scoring
  • Analysis of Social Security Systems in China
  • Triangle-free reserving
  • Automobile insurance and claim severities (in collaboration with partners in Brazil)
  • Traffic flows (in conjunction with Eddie Stobart)
  • Profitability matrix (in conjunction with Eddie Stobart)

The internship programme commenced on June 4th and will end on July 12th with a workshop at the University of Liverpool London campus.