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Underwriting and investment risks in the property-liability insurance industry: evidence prior to the 9–11 event

  • Hong Zou

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  • Min-Ming Wen

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  • Charles Yang

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  • Mulong Wang

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

Volume (Year): 38 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 (January)
Pages: 25-46

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Handle: RePEc:kap:rqfnac:v:38:y:2012:i:1:p:25-46
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