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- 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...
- 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 $12 billion in the last ten years. Lloyd?s of London is not simply an insurance company; it is a society comprising... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 71.95
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, functioning, management and legal background of the insurance industry. Written in accessible, non-technical style, Insurance Theory and Practice begins with an examination of the insurance concept, its guiding principles and legal rules before moving on to an analysis of the market, its... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 108.00
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 with... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 90.00
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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 85.00
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... more...
- Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2009; US$ 299.99
Everything you need to know about the business of insurance and risk management--a powerful tool for market research, strategic planning, competetive intelligence or employment searches. Contains trends, statistical tables and an industry glossary. Also provides profiles of more than 300 of the world's leading insurance companies--includes addresses,... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 27.95
Long-listed for the FT & Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2011 The true story of how risk destroys, as told through the ongoing saga of AIG From the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, the subject of the financial crisis has been well covered. However, the story central to the crisis-that of AIG-has until now remained... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 42.00
Many risks face the global insurance industry today, including the aging populations of developed countries, competition from other financial institutions, and both disparate and quickly changing regulatory demands, to name a few. The book's contributors offer their unique perspectives on challenges confronting the insurance industry and how attendant... more...