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Mossin's Theorem for Upper-Limit Insurance Policies


  • Harris Schlesinger


Although Mossin's Theorem ("full insurance with a fair premium and less-than-full coverage with a proportional premium loading") is well known for the classes of coinsurance contracts and for deductible-insurance contracts, it has not been proven for the class of upper-limit insurance contracts. This article provides a proof for this case. Copyright The Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2006.

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  • Harris Schlesinger, 2006. "Mossin's Theorem for Upper-Limit Insurance Policies," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 73(2), pages 297-301.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jrinsu:v:73:y:2006:i:2:p:297-301

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