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Perspektiven der Elementarschadenversicherung in Österreich

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  • Anita Schönegger
  • Daniela Ebeert
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    Austria is and always has been specifically exposed to natural hazards mainly due to its topographical location. The frequency and the severity of damages caused by extreme events have significantly increased in the last few decades. For a comprehensive, modern insurance solution to this problem, however, the political framework is still lacking. Österreich war und ist durch seine topografi sche Lage immer schon den Gewalten der Natur in besonderem Maß ausgesetzt. In den letzten Jahren haben aber die Schadenereignisse an Anzahl und Intensität deutlich zugenommen. Für eine umfassende Versicherungslösung, die mit möglichst großer Risikogemeinschaft eine ausreichende Deckung der Schäden gewährleisten könnte, fehlen aber nach wie vor die richtigen Rahmenbedingungen.

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    Article provided by DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research in its journal Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung.

    Volume (Year): 77 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 104-109

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    Handle: RePEc:diw:diwvjh:77-4-8

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    Keywords: Naturgefahren; Elementarschadenversicherung; Katastrophenfonds; Risikozonierung; Prävention; Versicherungswirtschaft; Österreich;

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