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Macroprudential Solvency Stress Testing of the Insurance Sector

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  • Andreas A. Jobst
  • Nobuyasu Sugimoto
  • Timo Broszeit

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Over the last decade, stress testing has become a central aspect of the Fund’s bilateral and multilateral surveillance work. Recently, more emphasis has also been placed on the role of insurance for financial stability analysis. This paper reviews the current state of system-wide solvency stress tests for insurance based on a comparative review of national practices and the experiences from Fund’s FSAP program with the aim of providing practical guidelines for the coherent and consistent implementation of such exercises. The paper also offers recommendations on improving the current insurance stress testing approaches and presentation of results.

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  • Andreas A. Jobst & Nobuyasu Sugimoto & Timo Broszeit, 2014. "Macroprudential Solvency Stress Testing of the Insurance Sector," IMF Working Papers 14/133, International Monetary Fund.
  • Handle: RePEc:imf:imfwpa:14/133
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    1. Lin Wang & Ali M Kutan, 2013. "The Impact of Natural Disasters on Stock Markets: Evidence from Japan and the US," Comparative Economic Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Association for Comparative Economic Studies, vol. 55(4), pages 672-686, December.
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    1. Christoph Aymanns & J. Doyne Farmer & Alissa M. Keinniejenhuis & Thom Wetzer, 2017. "Models of Financial Stability and their Application in Stress Tests," Working Papers on Finance 1805, University of St. Gallen, School of Finance.

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