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Making a market for acts of God : the practice of risk-trading in the global reinsurance industry

Author: Paula Jarzabkowski; Rebecca Bednarek; Paul Spee
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats
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Reinsurance is a market that provides cover for the devastating consequences of unpredictable events such as Hurricane Katrina, or the Tohoku earthquake, underpinning society's capacity to rebuild  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Jarzabkowski; Rebecca Bednarek; Paul Spee
ISBN: 9780198783770 0198783779
OCLC Number: 1019896393
Description: xiv, 231 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: 1: Reinsurance: A Market for Acts of God2: United We Stand, Divided We Fall: Bearing Risk Collectively3: Transforming Disasters into Tradable Deals4: Calculation at the Frontier: Evaluation in the Absence of Models5: One Firm's Trash is Another's Treasure: Competing in a Consensus Market6: Unraveling the Nest: From a Market for Acts of God to a Market for Commodities7: Addressing "Big Questions": Advancing a Practice Theory of the Market
Responsibility: Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, Paul Spee.

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"Jarzabkowskis work is striking for at least two reasons. First, the question of how society protects itself from the cost of natural disasters is becoming very important, given the climate change Read more...

 
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