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    Mathematicians and related professionals conduct research and improve or develop mathematical and actuarial concepts, theories and operational methods and techniques and advise on or engage in their practical application in such fields as engineering, business or medicine as well as in other areas of natural, social or life sciences.

    Tasks include:

    (a) studying, improving and developing mathematical and actuarial theories and techniques:.

    (b) advising on or applying mathematical principles, models and techniques to a wide range of tasks in the fields of engineering, agronomy and medicine, as well as in other areas of natural, social or life sciences;

    (c) conducting logical analyses of management problems, especially in terms of input-output effectiveness, and formulating mathematical models of each problem usually for programming and solution by computer;

    (d) designing and putting into operation pension schemes and life, health, social and other types of insurance systems-.

    (e) preparing scientific papers and reports;

    (f) performing related tasks

    (g) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Actuary

  • Analyst, operations research

  • Mathematician, applied mathematics

  • Mathematician, pure mathematics

  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Assistant. actuarial: 3434

  • Assistant, mathematical: 3434

  • Clerk, actuarial: 4122

  • Statistician, mathematical: 2122

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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.