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Medical Malpractice Insurance and Insurance Regulation

A. Sloan Frank and M. Chepke Lindsey

in Medical Malpractice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195720
eISBN:
9780262283809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195720.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter addresses three main questions. First, how well do markets for medical malpractice insurance function? Second, to the extent that there is a case for government intervention in these ... More


Regulatory Choke Holds on Economic Growth

Glenn Yago and Susanne Trimbath

in Beyond Junk Bonds: Expanding High Yield Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195149234
eISBN:
9780199871865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195149238.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The chapter starts by pointing out that a fundamental mismatch exists between the sources of job creation and capital formation in the USA, and that US financial history can be read as a long attempt ... More


Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance

Michael Powers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153676
eISBN:
9780231527057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153676.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book examines traditional insurance risks such as earthquakes, storms, terrorist attacks, and other disasters. It begins with a discussion of how the risk of such “acts of God and men” impact on ... More


The EU and Global Insurance Regulation

Lucia Quaglia

in The European Union and Global Financial Regulation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688241
eISBN:
9780191767517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688241.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The regulatory capacity of the EU in insurance was limited until the early 2000s. Afterwards, the EU set in place harmonized rules for reinsurance and solvency requirements, without waiting for ... More


God-Awful Guessing and Bad Behavior: Solvency and Underwriting

Michael R. Powers

in Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153676
eISBN:
9780231527057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153676.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Insurance companies throughout the world are generally subject to some form of government regulation, and such oversight can have a powerful effect on a company's internal risk management. This ... More


Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

Throughout history humans have commonly organized to prevent or mitigate risks, or to compensate for losses caused by risk events. Given the infinite variety of risks that existed, it is unsurprising ... More


Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance: An Overview of the History and Theory

Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the development of organizations in insurance worldwide from the origins of the industry to the present day and summarizes the relevant theoretical ... More


Organizational Forms in Insurance: A Comparison of the USA and Germany during Industrialization

Robin Pearson

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter offers the first historical comparison of organizational choice in two of the world’s leading insurance nations, the United States and Germany, as they industrialized before 1914. It ... More


Risk Disclosure in the European Insurance Industry: Implications for Occupational Pension Funds

Karel Van Hulle

in Retirement System Risk Management: Implications of the New Regulatory Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198787372
eISBN:
9780191835483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787372.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Risk disclosure for the insurance industry will be profoundly influenced by Solvency II rules, which embody the new approach to enhance transparency in the European insurance sector. Yet this chapter ... More


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