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The Future of Social Insurance: Incremental Action or Fundamental Reform?
By Brand: Brookings Institution Press and National Academy of Social Insurance
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ean: 9780815702139, isbn: 0815702132,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
In this new conference volume from the National Academy of Social Insurance, experts offer differing views on what changes will, and must, occur to ensure the continuing viability of Social Security, retirement benefits, unemployment insurance, Medicare, and health security programs. The book opens with a general overview of how economic and political forces will shape the future of social insurance. In the chapters that follow, contributors discuss and debate a full range of related topics,

The Case for Wage Insurance (Bernard and Irene Schwartz Series on American Competitivenes)
By Council on Foreign Relations Press
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ean: 9780876094051, isbn: 0876094051,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 116 reviews
A flexible labor market and an open economy are crucial to economic competitiveness, but can sometimes cause prime-aged and older workers to suffer large, long-term income losses. This report explains why existing government programs, which emphasize retraining and insurance for short-term job loss, don't assuage workers' fears about globalization. It also proposes a shift of resources from existing programs to wage insurance..

Statistical Analysis of Financial Data in S-Plus (Springer Texts in Statistics)
By Brand: Springer
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ean: 9781441919083, isbn: 1441919082,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
This is the first book at the graduate textbook level to discuss analyzing financial data with S-PLUS. Its originality lies in the introduction of tools for the estimation and simulation of heavy tail distributions and copulas, the computation of measures of risk, and the principal component analysis of yield curves. The book is aimed at undergraduate students in financial engineering; master students in finance and MBA's, and to practitioners with financial data analysis concerns.Used Book in

Statistical Methods and Applications in Insurance and Finance: CIMPA School, Marrakech and Kelaat M’gouna, Morocco, April 2013 (Springer Proceedings in Mathematics & Statistics)
By Springer
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mpn: 16 black & white illustrations, 3 colour, ean: 9783319304168, isbn: 331930416X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 93 reviews
This book is the outcome of the CIMPA School on Statistical Methods and Applications in Insurance and Finance, held in Marrakech and Kelaat M'gouna (Morocco) in April 2013. It presents two lectures and seven refereed papers from the school, offering the reader important insights into key topics. The first of the lectures, by Frederic Viens, addresses risk management via hedging in discrete and continuous time, while the second, by Boualem Djehiche, reviews statistical estimation methods applied

Insurance: From Underwriting to Derivatives: Asset Liability Management in Insurance Companies
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471492276, isbn: 0471492272,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
An in-depth look at the increasingly significant convergencebetween the insurance industry and the capital markets.This important publication, by two premier financial experts,explores the unique convergence of finance and insurance. The bookcovers the basics of property-casualty insurance, securitizinginsurance risks, looks at life insurance in the United States andALM in insurance. It addresses the questions and concerns ofinvestment banks, brokerage firms and the insurance/reinsurancesector

Workers’ Compensation Insurance: Claim Costs, Prices, and Regulation (Huebner International Series on Risk, Insurance and Economic Security)
By Brand: Springer
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ean: 9780792391708, isbn: 0792391705,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
The articles in this volume were first presented at the Seventh and Eighth Conferences on Economic Issues in Workers' Compensation sponsored by the National Council on Compensation Insurance. A principal objective of the Conference series has been for workers' compensation insurance researchers to apply state-of-the-art research methodologies to policy questions of interest to the workers' compensation insurance community. This community is a rather diverse group--it includes employers,

Product Liability Entering the Twenty-First Century: The U.S. Perspective
By Brand: AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies
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ean: 9780815702290, isbn: 0815702299,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 70 reviews
Are liability ''crises'' an inevitable part of the modern industrial landscape? Does the inherent nature of the insurance industry promote recurring liability crises? What have been the effects of the liability reforms of the 1990s? Should lawyers be given de facto regulatory authority? This report provides perspective on these and other key issues concerning the law and economics of products liability. The authors begins with a brief description of the evolution of products liability doctrine

Handbook of Insurance (Huebner International Series on Risk, Insurance and Economic Security)
By Brand: Springer
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ean: 9780792379119, isbn: 079237911X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
In the 1970's, the research agenda in insurance was dominated by optimal insurance coverage, security design, and equilibrium under conditions of imperfect information. The 1980's saw a growth of theoretical developments including non-expected utility, price volatility, retention capacity, the pricing and design of insurance contracts in the presence of multiple risks, and the liability insurance crisis. The empirical study of information problems, financial derivatives, and large losses due to

Best's Analyses
By Nabu Press
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ean: 9781270753315, isbn: 1270753312,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding

Mathematical Methods in Risk Theory (Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften)
By Springer
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mpn: 189 black & white illustrations, biograp, ean: 9783540051176, isbn: 3540051171,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
From the reviews: ''The huge literature in risk theory has been carefully selected and supplemented by personal contributions of the author, many of which appear here for the first time. The result is a systematic and very readable book, which takes into account the most recent developments of the field. It will be of great interest to the actuary as well as to the statistician . . .'' -- Math. Reviews Vol. 43.

Market-Consistent Actuarial Valuation (EAA Series)
By Springer
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ean: 9783319466354, isbn: 3319466356,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
This is the third edition of this well-received textbook, presenting powerful methods for measuring insurance liabilities and assets in a consistent way, with detailed mathematical frameworks that lead to market-consistent values for liabilities.Topics covered are stochastic discounting with deflators, valuation portfolio in life and non-life insurance, probability distortions, asset and liability management, financial risks, insurance technical risks, and solvency. Including updates on recent

Deregulating Property-Liability Insurance: Restoring Competition and Increasing Market Efficiency (AEI-Brookings Joint Center for Regulatory Studies)
By Brookings Institution Press and AEI
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ean: 9780815702436, isbn: 0815702434,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Over the past two decades, the United States has successfully deregulated prices and restrictions on most previously-regulated industries, including airlines, trucking, railroads, telecommunications, and banking. Only a few industries remain regulated, the largest being the property-liability insurance business. In light of recent sweeping financial modernization legislation in other sectors of the insurance industry, this timely volume examines the basis for continued regulation of rates and

Social Security Policies in Industrial Countries: A Comparative Analysis
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9780521106719, isbn: 0521106710,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
After 25 years of expansion and liberalization in the postwar period, social security policies in industrial countries have been encountering stresses and strains in the 1970s and 1980s. This book focuses on such questions as the relative merits of earnings-related, income-tested, and universal benefits; the bearer of the financial burden; the impact of social security benefits on incentives to work; the role of active labor market policies in combating unemployment; the wide differences among

How to Start a Home-Based Handyman Business: *Turn Your Skills Into Cash *Schedule Your Jobs *Build Word-Of-Mouth Referrals *Manage Insurance Issues ... Smart And Safe (Home-Based Business Series)
By Globe Pequot Press
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mpn: 9780762752775, ean: 9780762752775, isbn: 9780762752775,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 114 reviews
Terry Meany, author of Knack Home Repair & Maintenance, provides all the necessary tools and strategies one needs to turn skills into cash by launching and growing a handyman business. He explains how to get started, develop a service manual, screen clients, serve customers, learn from the competition, and set up a home office―as well as how to use the Internet to develop the business. * Turn your skills into cash * Schedule your jobs * Build word-of-mouth referrals * Manage insurance issues

Benefits, Costs, and Cycles in Workers’ Compensation (Huebner International Series on Risk, Insurance and Economic Security)
By Brand: Springer
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ean: 9780792390374, isbn: 0792390377,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Workers' compensation insurance presents a set of institutional charac­ teristics that are unique. For every other form of insurance, both the insurer and the coverage provided under the policy are completely controlled either by the federal or a state government, or by an arrangement between the insured and a property-casualty insurer. Unemployment insurance, Social Security, and bank-deposit insurance are examples for which a legis­ lative body sets the benefits. and a government agency

The Future of Insurance Regulation in the United States
By Brand: Brookings Institution Press
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ean: 9780815702863, isbn: 0815702868,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Important changes have buffeted the insurance industry over the past decade. The 1999 repeal of key provisions of the Glass-Steagall Act unleashed a wave of conglomeration in financial services, as bank holding companies acquired insurance and securities businesses and, to a much lesser degree, insurance companies acquired securities firms and banks. Rivalry within the sector has intensified: insurance companies have developed products that compete directly with the offerings of banks and

Principles of Risk Management and Insurance (11th Edition)
By Prentice Hall
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ean: 9780136117025, isbn: 0136117023,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
Complete and current coverage of major risk management and insurance topics. Focusing primarily on the consumers of insurance, this text blends basic risk management and insurance principles with consumer considerations. This edition addresses the unprecedented events that have occurred in today’s economy, highlighting the destructive presence of risk to readers.

Alternatives to Social Security: An International Inquiry
By Brand: Praeger
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mpn: tables, ean: 9780865692459, isbn: 0865692459,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Few days pass without front page newspaper articles about the disarray in the American social security system and the oncoming crisis of exploding costs and imbalance between workers and retirees. New proposals to address these issues constantly surface from presidential candidates, Congress, and interest groups. Yet, few recognize that in the second half of the twentieth century, there has been a global expansion of social security systems, and there may be lessons to be learned from other

Research in Employment Policy: Reform of the Unemployment Insurance System Vol 1 (Research in Urban Policy,) (v. 1)
By Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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ean: 9780762305070, isbn: 076230507X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 133 reviews
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