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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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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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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”

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

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New Jersey's nor'easter funding: $8 million, 8 months later

Between January 22 and January 24, 2016, a potent and disruptive nor'easter impacted a large swath of the Mid-Atlantic ...

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The Tanzanian Earthquake and Africa's Protection Gap

The Earthquake in Tanzania on the 10th September which left 16 people killed, the 253 people injured and the thousands ...

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The Italian Earthquake: There's no app for that…

On Wednesday the 24th of August I woke up to the sad news of a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in ...

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Hurricane Earl floods Belize; CCRIF pays $260K for recovery

Hurricanes: The iconic images of their power and furiousness are filled with bent-over palm trees, roofs being ripped from their ...

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Headache-inducing Hermine: A meteorologist's dilemma

Hermine is a name unlikely to be retired from the National Hurricane Center's (NHC) list of hurricane names. It ...

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Winter storm clustering: don't lower your guard, if hit once

If you're an insurance company risk manager, it's important to know how hard you can be hit by ...

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Measuring long tailed and surplus risk

Insurance economists and risk scientists are more familiar with the concepts of risk super and sub additivity in context of ...

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Olympics at risk from tropical cyclones?

If you have but a basic notion of global tropical cyclone risk and geography, then you know the answer: No ...

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Market conditions and product evolution

Visiting a couple of industry conferences and seminars in the last few months, including Swiss Re's 1st Catastrophe Knowledge ...

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