Testing for Adverse Selection in China's Auto Insurance Market
This paper empirically examines the adverse selection models by using the data from Chinas personal automobile insurance market through the standard positive-correlation test. Results show that higher-risk insurance policyholders do tend to buy insurance with a lower coinsurance rate, which supports the existence of adverse selection in China's automobile insurance market. This is quite a contrast to the findings in mature insurance markets.
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Volume (Year): 5 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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