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Republic of Serbia

Republic of Serbia »

Source: Republic of Serbia : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note on Insurance Sector

Volume/Issue: 2010/154

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

ISBN: 9781455205707

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, non-life insurance, reinsurance, insurance industry

This Technical Note analyzes the insurance sector in Serbia. The Serbian insurance sector remains small and underdeveloped. Over the last three years, the market experienced little growth in real terms mainly owing...

Austria

Austria »

Source: Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Insurance Sector

Volume/Issue: 2014/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2014

ISBN: 9781484375730

Keywords: life insurance, insurance industry, insurance companies, risk management

This Technical Note provides an update on the Austrian insurance industry and an analysis of its regulatory and supervisory regime. The structure of the domestic insurance sector has remained largely stable since t...

Some Considerations Relevant to Prefunded Pensions in France

Some Considerations Relevant to Prefunded Pensions in France »

Source: Some Considerations Relevant to Prefunded Pensions in France

Volume/Issue: 1995/64

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Joaquim Levy

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 1995

ISBN: 9781451848502

Keywords: pension funds, pension, life insurance, pension schemes

Increasing use of life insurance instruments and company-sponsored funds in France suggests that French households may be inclined to a greater reliance on financial savings as a source of retirement income. This p...

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis »

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781589068506.084

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The economic and financial crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually every country. Public sector support for the financial system, fiscal stimulus and the automatic stabilizers, as well as the revenue d...

Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, and Insurability

Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, and Insurability »

Source: Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, and Insurability : A Cross-Country Analysis

Volume/Issue: 2006/179

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): S. Erbas , and Chera Sayers

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 July 2006

ISBN: 9781451864397

Keywords: Institutional Quality, Knightian Uncertainty, Insurability, non-life insurance, life insurance, insurance markets, insurance coverage, Comparative Studies of Countries, Information And Uncertainty,

Knightian uncertainty (ambiguity) implies presence of uninsurable risks. Institutional quality may be a good indicator of Knightian uncertainty. This paper correlates non-life insurance penetration in 70 countries...

Spain

Spain »

Source: Spain : Financial Sector Assessment Program: Technical Note: Stress Testing Methodology and Results

Volume/Issue: 2006/216

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 14 June 2006

ISBN: 9781451812190

Keywords: credit institutions, interest rate risk, bonds, cash flows, insurance companies

This report presents a description of the stress test exercises for Spain's banking and insurance systems. The exercises were carried out in the context of the Financial Sector Assessment Program with the aim of as...

Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs

Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs »

Source: Aging, Asset Allocation, and Costs : Evidence for the Pension Fund Industry in Switzerland

Volume/Issue: 2007/29

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Rene Weber , and David Gerber

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 February 2007

ISBN: 9781451865936

Keywords: asset allocation, pension system, pension, pension fund, life insurance, Financial Institutions and Services: Government Policy and Regulation,

This paper focuses on the nexus between pension funds' balance sheet liabilities, reflecting their age profile and payments obligations, and the investment behavior and costs of these funds. The context of the anal...

Republic of Serbia
			: Financial Sector Assessment Program Update:  Technical Note on Insurance Sector

Republic of Serbia : Financial Sector Assessment Program Update: Technical Note on Insurance Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2010/154

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 27 May 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781455205707.002

ISBN: 9781455205707

Keywords: life insurance, insurance companies, non-life insurance, reinsurance, insurance industry

This Technical Note analyzes the insurance sector in Serbia. The Serbian insurance sector remains small and underdeveloped. Over the last three years, the market experienced little growth in real terms mainly owing...

Austria
			: Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Insurance Sector

Austria : Publication of Financial Sector Assessment Program Documentation-Technical Note on Insurance Sector »

Volume/Issue: 2014/14

Series: IMF Staff Country Reports

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 21 January 2014

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484375730.002

ISBN: 9781484375730

Keywords: life insurance, insurance industry, insurance companies, risk management

This Technical Note provides an update on the Austrian insurance industry and an analysis of its regulatory and supervisory regime. The structure of the domestic insurance sector has remained largely stable since t...

I Overview

I Overview »

Source: Fiscal Implications of the Global Economic and Financial Crisis

Series: Occasional Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 18 September 2009

ISBN: 9781589068506

Keywords: Budgets, Developed countries, Emerging markets, Financial institutions, Public finance, Pension funds, Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009, Fiscal stability, financial sector, deposit insurance

The financial and economic crisis is affecting the fiscal accounts of virtually all IMF members through several channels. First, many countries have supported the financial sector directly, primarily through...