Equilibrium in the Insurance Industry: Price and Probability of Insolvency
AbstractThe goal of this essay is to show an insurance market equilibrium defined by an insurance product price and a probability of insolvency for the insurer(s).
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 11015.
Date of creation: 04 May 2007
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insurance; insurance markets; insolvency; bankruptcy;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
- G33 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Bankruptcy; Liquidation
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