Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Udaibir Das , Richard Podpiera , and Nigel Davies
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 July 2003
Keywords: soundness indicators, insurance companies, life insurers, life insurance, insurance industry, reinsurance, Financial Institutions and Services: General,
This paper explores insurance as a source of financial system vulnerability. It provides a brief overview of the insurance industry and reviews the risks it faces, as well as several recent failures of insurance co...