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"The Journal of Risk and Insurance:" A 75-Year Historical Perspective

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  • Mary A. Weiss
  • Joseph Qiu

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This research provides a comprehensive historical analysis of articles published in "The Journal of Risk and Insurance" over the 75-year period from 1932 to 2006. Historical statistics are provided including the number of articles, number of authors per article, geographic location of contributors, leading contributors, author affiliation (industry or academic), the proportion of articles that are theoretical and empirical, and topics covered. Statistics relating to the entire 75-year period are provided as well as breakdowns by decade. The results indicate that the contributors to "The Journal of Risk and Insurance" have become more international over time, average article length and average number of authors per article have increased over time, and empirical articles appear more frequently than theoretical articles. Copyright (c) The Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2008.

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  • Mary A. Weiss & Joseph Qiu, 2008. ""The Journal of Risk and Insurance:" A 75-Year Historical Perspective," Journal of Risk & Insurance, The American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 75(2), pages 253-274.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:jrinsu:v:75:y:2008:i:2:p:253-274
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    1. Georges Dionne, 2013. "Risk Management: History, Definition, and Critique," Risk Management and Insurance Review, American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 16(2), pages 147-166, September.

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