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Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2013

Insurance Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2013 by Jack W. Plunkett
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Key Features:
•Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
•Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
•Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
•In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
•Industry Glossary
•Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
•Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 476
Statistical Tables Provided: 16
Companies Profiled: 315
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
•How is the industry evolving?
•How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
•How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
•What is the size of the market now and in the future?
•What are the financial results of the leading companies?
•What are the names and titles of top executives?
•What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry
1)Introduction to the Insurance Industry
2)Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry
3)Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses
4)Risk Managers Seek Certification
5)Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines
6)Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
7)Technology Drives Efficiencies in Back Office Tasks, Underwriting, Agency Networks and Customer Service
8)States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
9)Insurance Industry Mergers and Acquisitions Continue After the Financial Crisis
10)No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
11)Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies
12)Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese and Southeast Asian Market
13)Insurance Firms Target Markets in Emerging Nations
14)Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
15)Vast Number of Uninsured and Underinsured Americans
16)U.S. Health Care Reform Act of 2010 Set to Bring Big Changes
17)Employers Push Health Care Costs onto Employees
18)Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Health Care Reform Act
19)Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
20)Hedge Funds Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
21)Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
22)Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $18.5 Trillion
23)2010 Reform Act Increases Regulation of Financial Industry, including Banks, Investment Companies and Insurance Firms

Insurance Industry Statistics
1)Insurance Industry Overview
2)Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2007-1st Quarter 2012
3)Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2012
4)Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2007-1st Quarter 2012
5)Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected Years, 2005-2012
6)The Nation's Health Dollar: 2012 Where It Came From (Estimated)
7)Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2011
8)Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages without Health Insurance Coverage, by Race/Ethnicity, U.S.: 2002-2011
9)Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2011
10)Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group & Sex: U.S.: 2011
11)Affordable Care Act Overview
12)Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2012
13)Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2012
14)Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
15)Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2004-2011
16)Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2011

Plunkett Research Ltd.; November 2012
476 pages; ISBN 9781608799480
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Title: Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2013
Author: Jack W. Plunkett