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Practice in the Science of Risk Ranking

All practitioners involved with the (re)insurance chain of business practice risk ranking, including the insureds. The methodologies vary from ...

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A disaster, all dependent on the location? Or more?

The 7.8-magnitude quake (as per USGS) that rocked the South Island of New Zealand on Monday was centered 93 ...

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Assignments of Benefits and fairly adjusting water losses

When an insured suffers a homeowners' loss, they understandably want to get the damage repaired as quickly as possible. The ...

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The Most Important US City You've Never Heard About

You might not be able to find Cushing, Oklahoma on a map, but the magnitude 5 earthquake that occurred there ...

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Coherence of enforced or natural sub-additivity in SCR

Undoubtedly there is enforced or assumed sub-additivity in the standard solvency capital reserve formula (SCR) – equation (1) on the picture ...

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Misfortune seldom comes alone

Clustering of European winter storms has been a hot topic for a while now. We released our study on the ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/library/winter_storm_clusters_in_europe.html

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To Close the Protection Gap, Understand Our Customers

As we prepare for the Baden Baden conference of this year, I've been thinking about how much we have ...

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Rising to the resilience challenge

How one man, a city and an industry might find the seeds of success in adversity

Personal stories are always ...

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When a disaster happens, what can you expect from FEMA?

When a disaster happens, how much money can you expect from FEMA? You may be surprised.

Thousands of people affected ...

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A new cat exposure in Florida

Florida has had no major hurricanes in more than a decade. Matthew came close recently as a category 4 but ...

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Climate change: Discussions are needed, but responsibly

As a meteorologist and as someone whose Ph.D. Dissertation focused on separating the impacts of climate change from climate ...

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Why don't the media use maps to tell stories about Matthew?

We're flooded with information every day. To capture a reader's attention, it's critical to provide your points ...

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Renters aren't ready to rumble

Did you know that in 1996 over 45% of residential rental policies also included earthquake insurance? Today that number is ...

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Primer Taller de Seguros Paramétricos para Reguladores LAC

“Primer Taller Regional de Seguros Paramétricos para autoridades de Regulación y Supervisión en América Latina y el Caribe”

Hotel Grand ...

STORY URL: http://www.microrisk.org/es/central-america-es/primer-taller-regional-de-seguros-parametricos

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Coffees and floods: experiences from Buenos Aires

I first saw Mario* standing in front of his hardware store in Buenos Aires, a cigarette in one hand, the ...

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