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Insurance

  • Hostile Intent and Counter-Terrorismby Alex Stedmon; Glyn Lawson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 129.95

    This volume brings together research from around the world to explore a range of topics within the project of detecting terrorist activities. It is divided into five key themes: conceptualising terrorism, deception and decision making, social and cultural factors in terrorism, strategies for counter-terrorism, and future directions. Twenty four chapters... more...

  • Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2015by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2015; US$ 349.99

    Plunkett'S Insurance Industry Almanac 2015 Key Findings: &Bull;Plunkett Research Lists Top 350 Companies in Insurance and Names Top Trends Changing the Industry for the Mid Term. Key Features: &Bull;Industry Trends Analysis, Market Data and Competitive Intelligence &Bull;Market Forecasts and Industry Statistics &Bull;Industry Associations... more...

  • A Pragmatic Guide to Real Optionsby Tom Arnold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Aimed at practitioners with no prior expertise in the subject, this book helps readers build basic real options models to aid in decision-making. Providing a pragmatic and informative approach, the authors introduce basic probability theories, before putting these theories into a real-world context. more...

  • A Pragmatic Guide to Real Optionsby Tom Arnold

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Aimed at practitioners with no prior expertise in the subject, this book helps readers build basic real options models to aid in decision-making. Providing a pragmatic and informative approach, the authors introduce basic probability theories, before putting these theories into a real-world context. more...

  • Integrated Assuranceby Vicky Kubitscheck

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Much has been written about assurance, but mainly by those who provide it - the professionals such as internal auditors, accountants and information security technologists for the purpose of advancing their professional practices. Less is written for or by those in governance who need it for the effective discharge of their responsibilities. It is... more...

  • Microcredit Guarantee Funds in the Mediterraneanby Paola Leone; Pasqualina Porretta

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    This book offers a comprehensive comparative analysis of the microcredit guarantee funds adopted in three South European countries and in three North African countries. It focuses on three keys areas: analysis of the regulatory framework, mapping of microcredit institutions and analysis of the main features of guarantee funds. more...

  • Fundamentals of Enterprise Risk Managementby John J. Hampton

    AMACOM 2014; US$ 79.95

    Risk management has changed dramatically since the 2008 financial crisis...and new developments in technology and communications demand up-to- the-minute approaches for defending against threats?and seizing opportunities. This critical reference?now extensively updated?provides readers with the tools and information they need to keep their organizations... more...

  • Contemporary Challenges in Risk Managementby Torben Juul Andersen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 115.00

    This book focuses on two central aspects of the risk managing process, namely 1. how managers (can and do) assess developments in the external risk environment and deal with them, and 2. analysing the effects of risk management and different managerial approaches. The articles represent state of the art academic analyses and research contributions.... more...

  • Moral Hazard in Health Insuranceby Amy Finkelstein; Jonathan Gruber; Joseph Newhouse; Kenneth J. Arrow; Joseph E. Stiglitz

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 18.99

    In this short and accessible book, Amy Finkelstein—winner of the 2012 John Bates Clark award—tackles the tricky question of moral hazard, which is the tendency to take risks when the cost will be borne by others. Kenneth J. Arrow?s seminal 1963 paper, “Uncertainty and the Welfare Economics of Medical Care?—included in the volume—was one of the first... more...

  • Resilience Engineering in Practice, Volume 2by Christopher P. Nemeth; Erik Hollnagel

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95

    This volume describes how safety can change from being protective to being productive, thereby improving the resilience of the system. This is the fifth book published within the Ashgate Studies in Resilience Engineering series. The first introduced resilience engineering broadly. The second and third established the research foundation for the real-world... more...