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The Financing of Catastrophe Risk

Kenneth A. Froot, editor

Published in January 1999 by University of Chicago Press
© 1999 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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520 pages
ISBN: 0-226-26623-0

Table of Contents

Front matter: Kenneth A. Froot (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Kenneth A. Froot (p. 1 - 22) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
1. Insurer Demand for Catastrophe Reinsurance: Anne Gron (p. 23 - 50) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Alternative Means of Redistributing Catastrophic Risk in a National Risk-Management System: Christopher Lewis, Kevin C. Murdock (p. 51 - 92) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Pricing Excess-of-Loss Reinsurance Contracts against Cat as trophic Loss: David Cummins, Christopher Lewis, Richard Phillips (p. 93 - 148) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Challenges Facing the Insurance Industry in Managing Catastrophic Risks: Paul Kleindorfer, Howard Kunreuther (p. 149 - 194) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The Pricing of U.S. Catastrophe Reinsurance: Kenneth A. Froot, Paul G. J. O'Connell (p. 195 - 232) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Reinsurance for Catastrophes and Cataclysms: David M. Cutler, Richard J. Zeckhauser (p. 233 - 274) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. The Influence of Income Tax Rules on Insurance Reserves: David F. Bradford, Kyle Logue (p. 275 - 306) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. Courting Disaster? The Transformation of Federal Disaster Policy since 1803: David Moss (p. 307 - 362) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. The Moral Hazard of Insuring the Insurers: James G. Bohn, Brian Hall (p. 363 - 390) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
10. Index Hedge Performance: Insurer Market Penetration and Basis Risk: John Major (p. 391 - 432) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Panel Discussions: (p. 433 - 460) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 461 - 464) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 465 - 470) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 471 - 477) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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