To cite actuar in publications use:

C. Dutang, V. Goulet and M. Pigeon (2008). actuar: An R Package for Actuarial Science. Journal of Statistical Software, vol. 25, no. 7, 1-37. URL

We have invested a lot of time and effort in creating actuar, please cite both the package and R when using them for data analysis. See also ‘citation()’ for citing R.

Corresponding BibTeX entry:

    title = {actuar: An R Package for Actuarial Science},
    author = {Christophe Dutang and Vincent Goulet and Mathieu Pigeon},
    journal = {Journal of Statistical Software},
    year = {2008},
    volume = {25},
    number = {7},
    pages = {38},
    url = {},