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  • Catastrophic Risks and Insuranceby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 98.00

    These proceedings, based on a conference held in November 2004 at OECD in Paris, present leading academic analysis as well as government and private sector information and experience-sharing on how governments and the financial and insurance sectors can deal with losses caused by terrorism, atmosperic perils, and other large-scale risks. more...

  • Terrorism Risk Insurance in OECD Countriesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 98.00

    This book presents OECD policy conclusions and leading academic analysis on the financial management of terrorism risk nearly four years after the World Trade Centre attacks. It examines how the insurance market reacted after the 9/11 attacks, financial market solutions for terrorism risk, and possible roles for governments in the coverage of terrorism... more...

  • Insurance Statistics Yearbook 2002by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 159.00

    This annual publication presents the main official insurance statistics for all OECD countries and for Singapore, which has an observer status to the OECD Insurance Committee. The reader will find information on the diverse activities of this industry and on international insurance market trends. The data, which are standardised as far as possible,... more...

  • Insurance Regulation and Supervision in Asia and Latin Americaby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 92.00

    This publication provides two sets of comparative studies on insurance regulation and supervision covering Asia and Latin America. Altogether 31 countries and economies in these regions are covered. As far as Latin America is concerned, it is the first OECD publication dealing with insurance issues in this region. The work constitutes a valuable reference... more...

  • Risky Businessby Martin Mayer; Elizabeth Luessenhop

    Scribner 2010; US$ 22.95

    In this fascinating insider?s account, an American woman who became an investor alleges that irresponsibility, incompetence, greed, and fraud at Lloyd?s, the world?s most glamorous insurance enterprise, have caused the company to lose $12 billion in the last ten years. Lloyd?s of London is not simply an insurance company; it is a society comprising... more...

  • Life Settlements and Longevity Structuresby Geoff Chaplin; Jim Aspinwall; Mark Venn

    Wiley 2009; US$ 108.00 US$ 93.60

    Recent turbulence in the financial markets has highlighted the need for diversified portfolios with lower correlations between the different investments. Life settlements meet this need, offering investors the prospect of high, stable returns, uncorrelated with the broader financial markets. This book provides readers of all levels of experience... more...

  • Developing, Validating and Using Internal Ratingsby Giacomo De Laurentis; Renato Maino; Luca Molteni

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    This book provides a thorough analysis of internal rating systems. Two case studies are devoted to building and validating statistical-based models for borrowers’ ratings, using SPSS-PASW and SAS statistical packages. Mainstream approaches to building and validating models for assigning counterpart ratings to small and medium enterprises are... more...

  • The PPLI Solutionby Kirk Loury

    Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00 US$ 63.00

    Private placement life insurance (PPLI) was once the exclusive domain of wealthy investors willing to tackle the logistical challenges of the offshore insurance market. The investment portfolio, tax, and estate-planning applications, and ongoing investment potential of these policies made the effort worthwhile. In recent years, though, a number of... more...

  • Protecting the Poorby Craig Churchill

    International Labour Office 2006; US$ 80.00

    Essential reading for insurance professionals, practitioners and anyone involved with offering insurance to low-income persons, this volume covers the many aspects of microinsurance in detail including product design, marketing, premium collection and governance more...

  • Fundamentals of Actuarial Mathematicsby S. David Promislow

    Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00 US$ 73.67

    This book provides a comprehensive introduction to actuarial mathematics, covering both deterministic and stochastic models of life contingencies, as well as more advanced topics such as risk theory, credibility theory and multi-state models. This new edition includes additional material on credibility theory, continuous time multi-state models,... more...