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Insurance Risk Management During Pandemics

Michalis Ioannides    Director of Credit and Market Risk, Europe, Canada Life Group; ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK    

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abstract

The insurance sector plays a key role in absorbing systemic risks under normal conditions and its role is particularly important in taking losses following a pandemic or natural catastrophe. Strong risk management and contingency planning frameworks have ensured that insurers and reinsurers are well capitalised to withstand the economic shock of a pandemic. An estimate of the current impact of the coronavirus puts losses at more than US $200 billion, half of which is attributed to general insurance business, and the other half is attributed to losses due to volatile investment markets.

Pubblicato
31 Luglio 2020
Accettato
30 Giugno 2020
Presentato
03 Giugno 2020
Lingua
EN
ISBN (EBOOK)
978-88-6969-442-4