This paper describes the challenges that consumers, insurers and insurance regulators face in dealing with insurance for low-probability, high-consequence events.
This paper provides an overview of the academic literature on microinsurance adoption in emerging markets, with a particular emphasis on randomised control trials. I discuss what we know, what we can reasonably hope to know using the extensive work on microcredit as a comparator, and what the available evidence implies for public policy.
This paper intends to provide insights on the vital subject of Disaster Resilience, specific to the role of the insurance market in driving positive pre and post incident behaviors and outcomes.
This paper will attempt to explore, at a high level and drawing on a range of published sources, the convergence of various components of the financial system from an insurance perspective and identify opportunities for the insurance industry to “Do well as well as Do good”.
Traditional insurance orthodoxy is that insurance products are sold, not bought.
The global property protection gap in natural catastrophe risk has widened steadily over the past 40 years.
Being defined as urban areas exceeding 10 million inhabitants, megacities accumulate impressive physical, human and intellectual resources.