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  • Financial and Fiscal Instruments for Catastrophe Risk Management

    Financial and Fiscal Instruments for Catastrophe Risk Management
    av John Pollner

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821395790

    This applied study addresses the large flood exposures of Central Europe and proposes efficient financial and risk transfer mechanisms to mitigate fiscal losses from such natural catastrophes. In 2010 the V-4 Visegrad countries (i.e., Poland, Czech…

  • Managing Environmental Risk Through Insurance

    Managing Environmental Risk Through Insurance
    av Paul K. Freeman

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792399018

    Can insurance be used as a means to obtain compliance with environmental policy? Answering this question requires examination of a broad mosaic of academic issues, including current systems available for providing compensation and deterrence, use of…

  • Consumer Attitudes Toward Credit Insurance

    Consumer Attitudes Toward Credit Insurance
    av John M. Barron

    Inbunden - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792396710

    Consumer Attitudes Toward Credit Insurance provides the findings of a survey of approximately 3600 individuals who had the opportunity to purchase credit life insurance in conjunction with all types of consumer loans, except first mortgages and cred…

  • The s and L Insurance Mess

    The s and L Insurance Mess
    av Edward J. Kane

    Pocket - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877664680

  • The Regulatory Economics of Title Insurance

    The Regulatory Economics of Title Insurance
    av Nelson R. Lipshutz

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780275947422

    Title insurance is central to the health of the home mortgage market and the commerical real estate business, and its regulation has a profound impact on the prices that consumers pay for title insurance and the kinds of coverages that are available…

  • Automobile Insurance

    Automobile Insurance
    av Jean Lemaire

    Inbunden - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780898381665

    The mathematical theory of non-life insurance developed much later than the theory of life insurance. The problems that occur in the former field are far more intricate for several reasons: 1. In the field oflife insurance, the company usually has t…

  • Agricultural Risk Transfer

    Agricultural Risk Transfer
    av Roman Marco Hohl

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781119345633

    Gain a holistic view of agricultural (re)insurance and capital market risk transferIncreasing agricultural production and food security remain key challenges for mankind. In order to meet global food demand, the Food and Agriculture Organisation est…

  • Crop Insurance

    Crop Insurance
    av Alexa B. Verderosa

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781536152746

  • Deposit Insurance around the World

    Deposit Insurance around the World

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780262042543

    Drawing on an original cross-country dataset on deposit insurance systems, an assessment of the impact of deposit insurance on banking outcomes and the policy implications for developing countries.Explicit deposit insurance (DI) is widely held to be…

  • Managing Environmental Risk Through Insurance

    Managing Environmental Risk Through Insurance
    av Paul K. Freeman

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780844740195

  • Paying the Price

    Paying the Price

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780309063616

    This book considers the effectiveness of insurance coverage for low-probability, high-consequence events such as natural disastersaEURO"and how insurance programs can successfully be used with other policy tools, such as building codes and standards…

  • Underwater: Loss, Flood Insurance, and the Moral Economy of Climate Change in the United States

    Underwater: Loss, Flood Insurance, and the Moral Economy of Climate Change in the United States
    av Rebecca Elliott

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231190268

    Communities around the United States face the threat of being underwater. This is not only a matter of rising waters reaching the doorstep. It is also the threat of being financially underwater, owning assets worth less than the money borrowed to ob…

  • Credit Insurance

    Credit Insurance
    av Miran Jus

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780124114586

    This monograph is practically oriented, presenting a survey and explanation of credit insurance services for protection of short-term trade receivables primarily against commercial risk of insolvency and protracted default. The subject matter (i.e.,…

  • Catastrophe Insurance

    Catastrophe Insurance
    av Martin F. Grace

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402074691

    1. THE PROBLEM OF CATASTROPHE RISK The risk of large losses from natural disasters in the U.S. has significantly increased in recent years, straining private insurance markets and creating troublesome problems for disaster-prone areas. The threat of…

  • Operational Risk

    Operational Risk
    av Gerrit Jan van den Brink

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780333968680

    Operational risk is one of the oldest risks in the banking sector, and yet regulatory bodies including the Basle Committee are still working on a regulatory framework. Damage control measures introduced by banks have often proved ineffective. The su…

  • Natural Catastrophes

    Natural Catastrophes

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781629484495

    The four major types of natural environmental hazards that can result in property damages or lost lives are (1) geophysical events, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions; (2) meteorological events, such as hurricanes and tropical sto…

  • Insurance and Legal Issues in the Oil Industry

    Insurance and Legal Issues in the Oil Industry
    av David Dezhi Peng

    Inbunden - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781853339134

    This work offers an overview of the oil and gas insurance market. It addresses market credits, how oil and gas insurance product developed and their function, and analyzes the types of claims and litigation arising, as well as alternative means of d…

  • Insolvency Issues & the FDIC

    Insolvency Issues & the FDIC

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781608768011

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was established as an independent government corporation under the authority of the Banking Act of 1933, also known as the Glass-Steagall Act, to insure bank deposits. This book discusses recent actio…

  • Multilateral Investment Insurance and Private Investment in the Third World

    Multilateral Investment Insurance and Private Investment in the Third World
    av Manfred Holthus

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780887386152

  • Agriculture Disaster & Crop Insurance

    Agriculture Disaster & Crop Insurance

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617615597

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) offers several permanently authorised programs to help farmers recover financially from a natural disaster, including federal crop insurance, the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP), and emerge…

  • NationalMandatory Flood Insurance

    NationalMandatory Flood Insurance

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612091266

    This book provides an analysis of the National Flood Program and its financial status, summarises the major challenges facing the program, including issues affecting its long-term financial solvency, presents some alternative approaches for managing…

  • The Design and Implantation of Deposit Insurance Systems

    The Design and Implantation of Deposit Insurance Systems
    av David S. Hoelscher, Michael Michael Taylor, Ulrich H. Klueh

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781589065031

    This paper describes recently established deposit insurance systems, identifying emerging trends. In line with previous IMF work on the subject, it argues against the development of "best practices" applicable to all systems. Rather, it stresses the…

  • Economics of Agricultural Crop Insurance: Theory and Evidence

    Economics of Agricultural Crop Insurance: Theory and Evidence

    Inbunden - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792394358

    Government subsidized crop insurance has been used by a number of developed countries as a mechanism to reduce farm income instability by reducing yield risks. This book provides an in-depth analysis and evaluation of government provided crop insura…

  • Underwater

    Underwater
    av Rebecca Elliott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231190275

    Communities around the United States face the threat of being underwater. This is not only a matter of rising waters reaching the doorstep. It is also the threat of being financially underwater, owning assets worth less than the money borrowed to ob…

  • Who Pays for Car Accidents?

    Who Pays for Car Accidents?
    av Estate of Jerry J. Phillips

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878408870

    In this new volume, two lawyers debate which kind of automobile insurance is the best, no-fault or tort liability. This book presents in one place all the legal, political, historical, and financial arguments about the two types of auto insurance. U…

  • Introduction to Aviation Insurance and Risk Management

    Introduction to Aviation Insurance and Risk Management

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781575242743

    The third edition of ""Introduction to Aviation Insurance and Risk Management"" has provided the opportunity to improve the book and extend its life into the 21st Century. Old material has been deleted and newer, more timely material added. Unlike t…

  • Marine Cargo Insurance

    Marine Cargo Insurance
    av John Dunt

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138785038

    The new edition of this British Insurance Law Association (BILA)-award winning text is the definitive reference source for marine cargo insurance law. Written by an author who was closely involved with the revisions to the Institute Cargo Clauses 20…

  • Risk Management and the Environment: Agriculture in Perspective

    Risk Management and the Environment: Agriculture in Perspective

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402009815

    Risk Management and the Environment: Agriculture in Perspective is a modern academic work that seeks to bring out both to the private and the policy sectors the importance of risk management in relation to the envi ronment in agriculture, as the wor…

  • Insuring the Industrial Revolution

    Insuring the Industrial Revolution
    av Robin Pearson

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780754633631

    Fire had always been one of the greatest threats to an early modern British society that relied on the naked flame as the prime source of heating, lighting and cooking. Yet whilst the danger of fire had always been taken seriously, it was not until…

  • World Bank Group Guarantee Instruments 1990-2007

    World Bank Group Guarantee Instruments 1990-2007

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821376799

    Foreign direct investment and private capital flows are highly concentrated geographically, with almost half of them reaching five top destinations. These flows tend to evade many high-risk countries. Regulatory and contractual risks, particularly i…

  • Settled out of Court

    Settled out of Court
    av H. Laurence Ross

    Häftad - 1980 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780202302966

    This book is concerned with the legal system as it operates for ordinary citizens on a day-to-day basis. It emphasizes that the impact of law on behavior is based on social and institutional influences and the principal institution of the law in act…

  • Managing Catastrophic Disaster Risks Using Alternative Risk Financing and Pooled Insurance Structures

    Managing Catastrophic Disaster Risks Using Alternative Risk Financing and Pooled Insurance Structures
    av John D. Pollner

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780821349175

    This report examines the existing constraints and opportunities to implement a catastrophe insurance system which can resolve the key obstacles currently impeding broader implementation of a risk funding approach. The four main pillars in such a str…

  • The Lender-placed Flood Insurance Market for Residential Properties

    The Lender-placed Flood Insurance Market for Residential Properties
    av Lloyd Dixon

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780833041555

    The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) provides the majority of flood insurance on U.S. residential properties. While insurance agents sell nearly all NFIP policies through private insurance companies, the U.S. government still underwrites them…

  • The Effects of a Choice Automobile Insurance Plan on Insurance Costs and Compensation

    The Effects of a Choice Automobile Insurance Plan on Insurance Costs and Compensation
    av Stephen J. Carroll

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780833026101

    This report updates an earlier study in which the authors estimated the effects of a choice automobile insurance plan on the costs of compensating auto accident victims in which the no-fault option was absolute no-fault (ANF). The authors assumed th…

  • Climate Change

    Climate Change
    av Government Accountability Office

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604564884

    Weather-related events have cost the nation billions of dollars in damages over the past decade. Many of these losses are borne by private insurers and by two federal insurance programs the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), which insures prop…

  • Deposit Insurance

    Deposit Insurance

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230006997

    Deposit insurance has risen rapidly across the world. It was accelerated by the rash of financial crises that have struck in recent years. The contributions to this volume strike a fascinating balance between the interest of regulators, the view of…

  • The S&L Insurance Mess

    The S&L Insurance Mess
    av Edward J. Kane

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780877664697

  • Insuring Against Climate Change

    Insuring Against Climate Change
    av Nikolas Scherer

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780367342470

    This book provides one of the first systematic in-depth studies on regional catastrophe risk pools. It explores the various goals of these new financial instruments, illustrating how they function on a conceptual, technical and practical level, and…

  • Natural Disasters

    Natural Disasters

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604567175

    In recent years, much attention has been focused on the roles that the private sector and federal government play in providing insurance and financial aid before and after catastrophic events. In this context, the authors examined (1) the rationale…

  • Deregulating Property-Liability Insurance

    Deregulating Property-Liability Insurance

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780815702436

    Over the past two decades, the United States has successfully deregulated prices and restrictions on most previously-regulated industries, including airlines, trucking, railroads, telecommunications, and banking. Only a few industries remain regulat…

  • Inside the FDIC

    Inside the FDIC
    av John F. Bovenzi

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118994085

    Witness how the FDIC manages your money during financial crises Inside the FDIC tells the real stories behind bank failures and financial crises to provide a direct account of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and other bank regulators. Auth…

  • Insuring Medical Malpractice

    Insuring Medical Malpractice
    av Frank A. Sloan

    Inbunden - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195069594

    This book addresses a topic of great concern in the fields of medicine and medical economics. The cost of malpractice insurance to physicians has been increasing rapidly in recent years, and in some areas is not even available. The book describes an…

  • Effects of a Choice Auto Insurance Plan on Insurance Costs

    Effects of a Choice Auto Insurance Plan on Insurance Costs
    av Allan F. Abrahamse, Stephen J Carroll

    Häftad - 1940 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780833016416

  • Risk Management and Regulation in Banking

    Risk Management and Regulation in Banking

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792384830

    Over the last fifty years, increasingly sophisticated risk measurement and management techniques have revolutionized the field of finance. More recently, the globalization of financial markets and policy changes in the regulation of financial instit…

  • The Economics and Politics of Choice No-Fault Insurance

    The Economics and Politics of Choice No-Fault Insurance

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780792374671

    In recent years, choice no-fault has emerged as a popular but controversial proposal for addressing the problem of high automobile insurance rates. Choice plans offer consumers the option of a lower-cost insurance policy with restrictions on filing…

  • Bancassurance in Europe

    Bancassurance in Europe

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230271555

    This book offers a comprehensive view on bancassurance from its origin to future challenges and opportunities, considering the relevant changes currently interesting the financial services industry. It also provides a detailed review of theoretical…

  • Economics & the Wind

    Economics & the Wind

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781594542800

    This volume addresses many of the economic issues surrounding wind-related disasters. The research and ideas expressed in this volume are necessarily multidisciplinary in nature. Wind events such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and cyclones affect regiona…

  • Deposit Insurance

    Deposit Insurance
    av Gillian G. H. Garcia

    Pocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781557759481

  • Earthquake Insurance and Disaster Assistance

    Earthquake Insurance and Disaster Assistance
    av Tom LaTourrette

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780833050953

    The Catastrophe Obligation Guarantee Act, introduced in Congress in 2009, would authorize the federal government to provide committed loan guarantees to qualified state catastrophe-insurance programs. Proponents argue that lower-cost catastrophe ins…

  • The American Title Insurance Industry

    The American Title Insurance Industry
    av Joseph W Eaton

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780814722404

    After World War II, banks and other mortgage lenders began requiring insurance to protect them against flawed or defective real estate titles. Over the past sixty years, the title insurance industry has grown steadily in size, power, and secrecy: po…