7 edition of **Risk theory** found in the catalog.

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- 8 Currently reading

Published
**1977** by Chapman and Hall, distributed by Halsted Press in London, New York .

Written in English

- Insurance -- Mathematics,
- Risk (Insurance)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | R. E. Beard, T. Pentikäinen, E. Pesonen. |

Series | Monographs on applied probability and statistics |

Contributions | Pentikäinen, Teivo, joint author., Pesonen, E. joint author. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | HG8781 .B34 1977 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xvi, 195 p. : |

Number of Pages | 195 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL4535782M |

ISBN 10 | 0412151006, 0470991194 |

LC Control Number | 77001637 |

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