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Media Attention, Insurance Regulation and Liability Insurance



The goal of this paper id to test whether the threat of regulating (or more stringent regulation of) automobile liability insurance as portrayed in the population and industry press induces insurers to change the way they price their policies.

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  • Boyer, M., 1999. "Media Attention, Insurance Regulation and Liability Insurance," Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal- 99-05, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal-Chaire de gestion des risques..
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:etcori:99-05

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    JEL classification:

    • G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
    • L50 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - General
    • C35 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Discrete Regression and Qualitative Choice Models; Discrete Regressors; Proportions


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