WP 2020-07 Literacy and the Quality of Index Insurance Decisions

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Published in 2021 in Geneva Risk & Insurance Review.

AUTHORS: Glenn Harrison, Karlijn Morsink and Mark Schneider

ABSTRACT: There is widespread concern in developing countries with the expansion of formal insurance products to help manage significant risks. These concerns arise primarily from a lack of understanding of insurance products, general… more »

WP 2017-03 Welfare Effects of Insurance Contract Non-Performance

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AUTHORS: Glenn W. Harrison and Jia Min Ng

ABSTRACT: Non-performance lies at the heart of much of the regulation that insurance companies face. Consumers’ concerns about non-performance of the insurance provider have also been cited as a possible explanation for low demand of microinsurance. We provide a… more »