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Empirical Issues In Crop Reinsurance Decisions


  • Nayak, Govindaray
  • Turvey, Calum G.


This paper investigates the role of reinsurance in the managing the liquidity or reserve fund risks facing a crop insurer. Using 31 years of data, combined with Monte Carlo simulation the paper illustrates a mechanism for calculating reinsurance premiums and determining the post insurance risk profile. The insured event is over a range of loss ratios, and the focus of the paper is on reserve fund balances.

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  • Nayak, Govindaray & Turvey, Calum G., 1999. "Empirical Issues In Crop Reinsurance Decisions," 1999 Annual meeting, August 8-11, Nashville, TN 21612, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:aaea99:21612

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