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Library Trends     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 468, SJR: 0.3, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian J. of Information and Library Science     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 370, SJR: 0.247, CiteScore: 0)
portal: Libraries and the Academy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 227, SJR: 1.182, CiteScore: 1)
J. of the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 186, SJR: 0.239, CiteScore: 0)
Human Rights Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 70, SJR: 0.625, CiteScore: 1)
Anthropological Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 66, SJR: 0.461, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 54, SJR: 1.579, CiteScore: 3)
J. of the History of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 49, SJR: 0.74, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Higher Education, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 43, SJR: 1.213, CiteScore: 2)
New Literary History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 40, SJR: 0.83, CiteScore: 2)
Modernism/modernity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 39, SJR: 0.188, CiteScore: 0)
Film & History: An Interdisciplinary J. of Film and Television Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 38, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Information & Culture : A J. of History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 31)
J. of World History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30, SJR: 0.187, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Military History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 30)
Narrative     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.305, CiteScore: 1)
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
MFS Modern Fiction Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 29, SJR: 0.186, CiteScore: 0)
Shakespeare Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Language     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27, SJR: 1.101, CiteScore: 1)
Cinema J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 27)
Studies in Eighteenth Century Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Contemporary Southeast Asia: A J. of Intl. and Strategic Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.357, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Narrative Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Technology and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.284, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the History of Sexuality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
J. of Colonialism and Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25)
Philosophy and Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 25, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
ELH     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.64, CiteScore: 1)
Review of Higher Education     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 23, SJR: 1.601, CiteScore: 2)
American Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Framework : The J. of Cinema and Media     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22)
Canadian J. of Philosophy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 22, SJR: 0.758, CiteScore: 1)
Humanity : An Intl. J. of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21)
Reviews in American History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 21, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
French Colonial History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Women's History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Biography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20, SJR: 0.13, CiteScore: 0)
African Economic History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
China : An Intl. J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.165, CiteScore: 0)
Civil War History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.118, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.156, CiteScore: 0)
Comitatus : A J. of Medieval and Renaissance Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 19)
Black Women, Gender & Families     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18)
Catholic Historical Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Arizona Quarterly: A J. of American Literature, Culture, and Theory     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Yearbook of Comparative Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
J. of Early Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.226, CiteScore: 0)
Essays in Medieval Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
J. of Japanese Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.162, CiteScore: 0)
Notes     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 16, SJR: 0.136, CiteScore: 0)
Harvard J. of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Ghana Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Mouseion: J. of the Classical Association of Canada     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Buildings & Landscapes: J. of the Vernacular Architecture Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Advertising & Society Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Shofar: An Interdisciplinary J. of Jewish Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.103, CiteScore: 0)
Shakespeare Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Victorian Periodicals Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.338, CiteScore: 0)
AUDEM : The Intl. J. of Higher Education and Democracy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Latin American Research Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.312, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Policy History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.125, CiteScore: 0)
American Annals of the Deaf     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.29, CiteScore: 1)
Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.283, CiteScore: 1)
Economía     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
The Lion and the Unicorn     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Early Republic     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.19, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Music     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
J. of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.175, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Civil War Era     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Theatre Topics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Theory & Event     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Logos: A J. of Catholic Thought and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
Contemporary Pacific     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.259, CiteScore: 0)
American Book Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Caribbean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
WSQ: Women's Studies Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
J. of Jewish Identities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Studies in the Literary Imagination     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Canadian Review of Comparative Literature / Revue Canadienne de Littérature Comparée     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Region : Regional Studies of Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.17, CiteScore: 0)
Discourse     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Sojourn: J. of Social Issues in Southeast Asia     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.294, CiteScore: 0)
Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
Diaspora: A J. of Transnational Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
Demokratizatsiya: The J. of Post-Soviet Democratization     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.447, CiteScore: 1)
Philosophy East and West     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.249, CiteScore: 0)
Asian Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.376, CiteScore: 0)
Postmodern Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Tolkien Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11)
SEL Studies in English Literature 1500-1900     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.131, CiteScore: 0)
Victorian Poetry     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.166, CiteScore: 0)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in the Novel     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Mosaic : a journal for the interdisciplinary study of literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.129, CiteScore: 0)
Christianity & Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Histoire sociale/Social history     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
Hispanic Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
China Review Intl.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Rhetoric & Public Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.556, CiteScore: 1)
Human Biology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.356, CiteScore: 1)
Cultural Critique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.107, CiteScore: 0)
Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10)
Late Imperial China     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.173, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Bibliography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
James Joyce Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Digital Philology : A J. of Medieval Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Canadian J. of Linguistics / La revue canadienne de linguistique     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.109, CiteScore: 0)
Archives of Asian Art     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.114, CiteScore: 0)
American Periodicals : A J. of History, Criticism, and Bibliography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.145, CiteScore: 0)
MLN     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.128, CiteScore: 0)
Literature and Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.143, CiteScore: 0)
Spiritus: A J. of Christian Spirituality     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.125, CiteScore: 0)
Asia Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.299, CiteScore: 1)
J. of Song-Yuan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Race/Ethnicity : Multidisciplinary Global Perspectives     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Magic, Ritual, and Witchcraft     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
J. of College Student Development     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.806, CiteScore: 1)
ASEAN Economic Bulletin     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
J. for the Study of Radicalism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Contagion : J. of Violence, Mimesis, and Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Goethe Yearbook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Toronto J. of Theology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.105, CiteScore: 0)
Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Studies in Latin American Popular Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Hispania     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.261, CiteScore: 0)
Early American Literature     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
Sign Language Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.554, CiteScore: 1)
Monumenta Nipponica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Urban Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
The Velvet Light Trap     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Future of Children     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.897, CiteScore: 2)
J. of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.649, CiteScore: 1)
Hebrew Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.113, CiteScore: 0)
Southeast Asian Affairs     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Dramatic Theory and Criticism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Theatre History Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Intertexts     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Seoul J. of Korean Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.102, CiteScore: 0)
Revista de Estudios Hispánicos     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Individual Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Buddhist-Christian Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
English Literature in Transition 1880-1920     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.123, CiteScore: 0)
J. of American Folklore     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.212, CiteScore: 0)
Revista Hispánica Moderna     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
J. of Late Antiquity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.183, CiteScore: 0)
Kennedy Institute of Ethics J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.368, CiteScore: 1)
Theatre Notebook     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Quaker History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Shi'a Islamic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Arthuriana     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Social Research : An Intl. Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.19, CiteScore: 0)
Ohio History     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Ab Imperio     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.35, CiteScore: 0)
Theatre Symposium     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of the Society of Christian Ethics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.14, CiteScore: 0)
Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Feminist Formations     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
J. of Asian American Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Partial Answers: J. of Literature and the History of Ideas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.166, CiteScore: 0)
Transactions of the American Philological Association     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.338, CiteScore: 0)
Oceanic Linguistics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.232, CiteScore: 0)
Latin American Music Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Southwestern Historical Quarterly     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.116, CiteScore: 0)
J. of Developing Areas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
Cuban Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
La corónica : A J. of Medieval Hispanic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Historically Speaking     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Conservative Judaism     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Histories of Anthropology Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Franciscan Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.111, CiteScore: 0)
Azalea: J. of Korean Literature & Culture     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J19 : The J. of Nineteenth-Century Americanists     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Islamic Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.257, CiteScore: 0)
Appalachian Heritage     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
philoSOPHIA     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Register of the Kentucky Historical Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Burma Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.157, CiteScore: 0)
J. of the Malaysian Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Henry James Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.112, CiteScore: 0)
CR : The New Centennial Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.126, CiteScore: 0)
Comparative Drama     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.115, CiteScore: 0)
High School J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Brookings Trade Forum     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Asian Theatre J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.11, CiteScore: 0)
Southern Literary J.     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Perspectives in Biology and Medicine     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.258, CiteScore: 0)
The Comparatist     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
The Moving Image     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.1, CiteScore: 0)
Hemingway Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Arizona J. of Hispanic Cultural Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
J. of Latin American Geography     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Studies in Philology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.101, CiteScore: 0)
Transformation: Critical Perspectives on Southern Africa     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Comparative Technology Transfer and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
J. of Modern Greek Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.337, CiteScore: 1)
Joyce Studies Annual     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)

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Brookings-Wharton Papers on Financial Services
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ISSN (Print) 1098-3651 - ISSN (Online) 1533-4430
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  • Consolidation in the European Insurance Industry: Do Mergers and
           Acquisitions Create Value for Shareholders'
    • Abstract: Perhaps the most important development in the financial services market of the past two decades has been the integration of the financial services sector. Deregulation, advances in communications and information technology, and economic forces have led to the breakdown of the "fire-walls" that traditionally separated financial intermediaries such as commercial banks, thrift institutions, investment banks, mutual fund companies, and insurance companies. The European Union gradually deregulated the financial services sector through a series of banking and insurance directives, culminating in the virtual deregulation of financial services (except for solvency) in the Second Banking Coordination Directive, implemented ... Read More
      Keywords: Insurance companies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Casualty insurance; Property insurance
      PubDate: 2019-08-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Discussion
    • Abstract: Henry Aaron of Brookings opened the discussion by asking what impact tort reforms in the various states have had on the malpractice insurance market. Danzon responded that the reforms have had long-lasting effects. While most were enacted in the 1970s or 1980s, effects persist even to the present. Since many caps on damages were set in nominal terms, more claims face the constraint over time. The frequency, rather than the severity, of claims seems to drive claims paid. Steve Carney of Medical Mutual of Maryland agreed that, although there has not been a major increase in the frequency of claims, there has been an increase in the "embedded frequency," the percentage of claims requiring a payment to be closed. ... Read More
      Keywords: Insurance companies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Casualty insurance; Property insurance
      PubDate: 2019-08-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Discussion
    • Abstract: Robert Litan of Brookings commented on the comparative reforms of the 1990s in the United States and Europe. Much of the activity in the U.S. banking industry had no parallel in the domestic insurance industry. Perhaps a pent-up agenda of mergers due to interstate banking provisions explains the flurry of banking mergers. Dave Cummins responded that Reigle-Neil and similar regulatory change in Europe led to mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry and that the United States never had significant restrictions on interstate mergers. Without closely examining the relative size of European insurers, Cummins did acknowledge the existence of very large European companies due to a precedent of involvement in ... Read More
      Keywords: Insurance companies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Casualty insurance; Property insurance
      PubDate: 2019-08-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Discussion
    • Abstract: This paper generated a lively discussion among many of the conference participants. Howard Kunreuther of the Wharton School opened the discussion by calling for a broader view of errors in judgment within the demand and supply framework when dissecting reasons for the divergence between insurance theory and practice. On the demand side, consumers seem to view insurance as an investment rather than a contingent claim. This view creates a strong preference for low deductibles and rebate schemes so that the insured can "get something back." Also on the demand side, paying a premium over and above the expected value is rational for consumers who derive peace of mind from the risk transfer. On the supply side, only a ... Read More
      Keywords: Insurance companies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Casualty insurance; Property insurance
      PubDate: 2019-08-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Discussion
    • Abstract: Bill Murray of Chubb suggested a closer examination of the role of the broker. In reality brokers, rather than acting disinterestedly, generally act on different motivations. In many cases, they receive compensation from the insurers to whom they present business and with whom they sometimes have profit-sharing arrangements. The status of a broker's compensation may partly influence where the broker chooses to place business. The paper seems to suggest that the insured should always act through a large national broker, who can provide greater clout in the market and have a greater effect on the insurer's reputational interest; in reality, however, regional brokers thrive. Moderate or midsize companies may receive ... Read More
      Keywords: Insurance companies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Casualty insurance; Property insurance
      PubDate: 2019-08-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Discussion
    • Abstract: Bill Murray of Chubb and Son discussed reputation as a major motivator in the decision not to invoke the war exclusion after September 11. The decision to cover those losses was voluntary, but the post-September 11 world left insurers vulnerable. While reinsurers have the option of closing shop, the primary business is bound by cancellation and nonrenewal restrictions. Debra Ballen of the American Insurance Association agreed that the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) should be reauthorized for three main reasons. First, a lack of precedent hinders informed projection of future risk. Second, preexisting regulatory constraints do not allow a "free-market" solution. Finally, truly turning risk evaluation over to ... Read More
      Keywords: Insurance companies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Casualty insurance; Property insurance
      PubDate: 2019-08-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
  • Comment and Discussion
    • Abstract: Comment by Ralph A. Winter: Scott Harrington has highlighted the most puzzling aspect of the property-liability insurance market: its sporadic volatility. Premiums are relatively stable, even declining, for long periods (such as 1977-84 or 1988-2001). Then policyholders renewing their policies find that their premiums have skyrocketed. The number of transactions drops dramatically in these hard markets: for many lines, insurance is described as unavailable—meaning unavailable at moderate prices. In 1985-86 and again in 2001, many policyholders renewing their policies saw their premiums double or triple and their coverage drop. Harrington discusses several hypotheses in light of the evidence and then offers some ... Read More
      Keywords: Insurance companies; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Casualty insurance; Property insurance
      PubDate: 2019-08-27T00:00:00-05:00
       
 
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