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Ruin probability and time of ruin with a proportional reinsurance threshold strategy

  • Anna Castañer

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  • M. Claramunt

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  • Maite Mármol

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In this paper, we present a threshold proportional reinsurance strategy and we analyze the effect on some solvency measures: ruin probability and time of ruin. This dynamic reinsurance strategy assumes a retention level that is not constant and depends on the level of the surplus. In a model with inter-occurrence times being generalized Erlang(n)-distributed, we obtain the integro-differential equation for the Gerber–Shiu function. Then, we present the solution for inter-occurrence times exponentially distributed and claim amount phase-type(N). Some examples for exponential and phase-type(2) claim amount are presented. Finally, we show some comparisons between threshold reinsurance and proportional reinsurance. Copyright Sociedad de Estadística e Investigación Operativa 2012

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Volume (Year): 20 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (October)
Pages: 614-638

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