Managing risk in reinsurance : from city fires to global warming /

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Edition:First edition.
Imprint:Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Description:xiv, 361 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Reinsurance -- History.
Risk management.
Risk management.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Haueter, Niels Viggo, editor.
Jones, Geoffrey, 1952- editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (pages [325]-346) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • List of Contributors
  • 1. Risk and Reinsurance
  • 2. The Cultural Context of Insurance in the West
  • 3. The Evolution of the Industry Structure
  • 4. The Monetary and Financial Environment, 1860-2013
  • 5. Calculating the Unpredictable: History of Actuarial Theories and Practices in Reinsurance
  • 6. The Rise and Decline of Treaty Reinsurance: Changing Roles of Reinsurers as Financial Service Providers
  • 7. From Gentlemen's Agreement to Judicial Instrument: The History of Contract Practice and Conflict Resolution in Reinsurance
  • 8. Reinsurance Law as an Autonomous Regulatory Regime? Resistance to Codification and Avoidance of State Jurisdiction in the Twentieth Century
  • 9. What is an Insurable Risk? Swiss Re and Atomic Reactor Insurance
  • 10. Natural Catastrophes and their Effects on Reinsurance
  • 11. Continuity and Change in Reinsurance 1990-2016
  • Appendix
  • Glossary
  • Select Bibliography
  • Index