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Making a market for acts of God

Paula Jarzabkowski

Making a market for acts of God

the practice of risk-trading in the global reinsurance industry

by Paula Jarzabkowski

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reinsurance,
  • Disaster insurance

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-219) and index.

    StatementPaula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek and Paul Spee
    ContributionsBednarek, Rebecca, author, Spee, Paul, author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG8083 .J37 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 231 pages
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27186816M
    ISBN 100199664765
    ISBN 109780199664764
    LC Control Number2014953339
    OCLC/WorldCa898166508

    This book will be useful to readers interested in markets for disasters, insurance, reinsurance and financial markets, and academics interested in the practice of financial markets specifically or the practice of strategy and organizations generally. Zbaracki, Administrative Science Quarterly show more Review quote From London to Hong Kong and Monaco to Australia, the authors cast an ethnographers eye on the practice of reinsurance, extending the strategy as practice paradigm into the terrain of insurance and finance. Transforming Disasters into Tradable Deals ; 4. There may be some developments in the reinsurance industry which could cause future problems, however. Two inscriptions have been found in which the duumviri of Philippi are mentioned Lewin, p.

    In Revelation, God is at the very center of all reality. From tothe authors conducted a global ethnographic study of the reinsurance market, observing practitioners, particularly underwriters, as they went about their business. It seems, therefore, that Meyer's explanation is right. To show how the market works, the book offers authentic tales gathered from observations of reinsurers in Bermuda, Lloyd's of London, Continental Europe and SE Asia as they evaluate, price and compete for different risks as part of their everyday practice.

    In Revelation, God is at the very center of all reality. Reinsurance insures insurance companies, enabling them to pay claims arising from these losses. In the preface to the book Tabb thanks his former professors G. Mark J. This book will be useful to readers interested in markets for disasters, insurance, reinsurance and financial markets, and academics interested in the practice of financial markets specifically or the practice of strategy and organizations generally. Yet, how is the risk of such disasters calculated and traded in a global market?


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