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Managing risk in reinsurance : from city fires to global warming

Author: Niels Viggo Haueter; Geoffrey Jones
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Reinsurance was a global business from the start the method of spreading and balancing risks in international markets. But this also meant that reinsurance was more heavily exposed to global trends  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niels Viggo Haueter; Geoffrey Jones
ISBN: 0198754914 9780198754916
OCLC Number: 964303181
Description: xiv, 361 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Risk and reinsurance / Niels Viggo Haueter and Geoffrey Jones --
The cultural context of insurance in the West / Geoffrey Clark --
The evolution of the industry structure / Robin Pearson --
The monetary and financial environment, 1860-2013 / Forrest Capie --
Calculating the unpredictable : history of actuarial theories and practices in reinsurance / Hans Bühlmann and Martin Lengwiler --
The rise and decline of treaty reinsurance : changing roles or reinsurers as financial service providers / Alexandros-Andrea Kyrtsis --
From gentlemen's agreement to judicial instrument : the history of contract practice and conflict resolution in reinsurance / Tilmann J. Röder --
Reinsurance law as an autonomous regulatory regime? Resistance to codification and avoidance of state jurisdiction in the twentieth century / Miloš Vec --
What is an insurable risk? Swiss re and atomic reactor insurance / Lorraine Daston --
Natural catastrophes and their effects on reinsurance / Welf Werner --
Continuity and change in reinsurance 1990-2016 / Roman Lechner, Niels Viggo Haueter, and Lawrence Kenny.
Responsibility: edited by Niels Viggo Haueter and Geoffrey Jones.

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