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Can insurers pay for the "big one"? Measuring the capacity of the insurance market to respond to catastrophic losses

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  • Cummins, J. David
  • Doherty, Neil
  • Lo, Anita

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  • Cummins, J. David & Doherty, Neil & Lo, Anita, 2002. "Can insurers pay for the "big one"? Measuring the capacity of the insurance market to respond to catastrophic losses," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 26(2-3), pages 557-583, March.
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    23. Noth, Felix & Rehbein, Oliver, 2017. "Badly hurt? Natural disasters and direct firm effects," IWH Discussion Papers 25/2017, Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH).

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