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Insurance

  • Organizational Accidents Revisitedby Professor James Reason

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 24.95

    Managing the Risks of Organizational Accidents introduced the notion of an ?organizational accident?. These are rare but often calamitous events that occur in complex technological systems operating in hazardous circumstances. They stand in sharp contrast to ?individual accidents? whose damaging consequences are limited to relatively few people or... more...

  • The Political Economy of Social Securityby B.A. Gustafsson; N.A. Klevmarken

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    In many western countries with slow economic growth and population growth the increasing cost of the social security system is a concern. The contributions in this volume address this issue from various angles, theoretically as well as empirically and also taking into account institutional conditions. This book discusses current social security policy... more...

  • Good Faith in Insurance and Takaful Contracts in Malaysiaby Haemala Thanasegaran

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.00

    This book examines good faith in non-marine insurance and takaful (Islamic insurance) contracts in Malaysia, and proposes holistic law reform of the same. The first two-thirds of the book comprise an extensive comparative legal analysis of the issues between Malaysia, Australia and the United Kingdom, with the final third dedicated to a socio-economic... more...

  • Economic Aspects of Disability Behaviorby P.R. de Jong; J.M. Aarts

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    One of the more striking aspects of the Dutch Welfare State is its apparent difficulty in controlling the number of transfer recipients. A prime example of this management problem is the Disability Insurance program. This monograph presents a thorough investigation of the behavioral responses of employees and firms to this generous disability scheme.... more...

  • The Changing Face of Complianceby Ms Sharon Ward

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    In the current business climate the impact of the volume and nature of regulatory change and the regulatory risk arising from this is a significant business risk for regulated firms and regulators alike. As a consequence, management of this risk is increasingly high on the board agenda of regulated firms, with those business functions whose activities... more...

  • Land Tax in Australiaby Vince Mangioni

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00

    Land Tax in Australia demonstrates how land tax operates and is administered across State and local governments in Australia. International expert Vincent Mangioni reviews the current status and emerging trends in these taxes in Australia and compares them with the UK, USA, Canada, Denmark and New Zealand. Using substantial original research, the... more...

  • The Geneva Papersby Christophe Courbage

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This is a special collection of papers celebrating 40 Years of The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance. more...

  • Sovereign Debt and Credit Rating Biasby David F. Tennant; Marlon R. Tracey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    Sovereign Debt and Credit Rating Bias investigates rating agencies' assignments of sovereign debt upgrades and downgrades to examine the pervasive allegations of systemic differences in rigor and accuracy of ratings ascribed to developed and developing countries. more...

  • Digital Insuranceby Bernardo Nicoletti

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 120.00

    This book explores the ways in which the adoption of new paradigms, processes, and technologies can lead to greater revenue, cost efficiency and control, as well as improved business agility in the insurance industry. more...

  • Medizin - Haftung - Versicherungby Heinz-Dietrich Steinmeyer; Norbert Roeder; Wilfried von Eiff

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 129.00

    Dieses Buch befasst sich in 24 Beiträgen mit aktuellen Fragen des Medizin- und Haftungsrechts. Der Gesundheitssektor ist geprägt von mitunter gegenläufigen Tendenzen eines schnellen wissenschaftlichen Fortschritts, einer strengen Bedarfsplanung und knapper finanzieller Mittel. Bei veränderter Behandlungskultur steigen die Erwartungen der Patienten... more...