The Geneva Papers

THE GENEVA PAPERS ON RISK AND INSURANCE-ISSUES AND PRACTICE
Founded by The Geneva Association in 1976, The Geneva Papers is a refereed journal published quarterly by Palgrave Macmillan. It aims at improving the scientific knowledge of the insurance industry, and bridging the gap between academics and insurance professionals.

For more information, submissions or access to recent volumes, please visit the Palgrave website.

Issues that were published more than three years ago are available on this website.

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Current issue: Volume 40, Issue 3 (July 2015)
SPECIAL ISSUE ON INSURANCE AND FINANCE
Guest Editor: Etti Baranoff

Editorial, by Etti Baranoff

Articles

  • Systemic Features of Insurance and Banking, and the Role of Leverage, Capital and Loss Absorption, by Christian Thimann
  • The Effects of a Low Interest Rate Environment on Life Insurers, by Elia Berdin and Helmut Gründl

  • The Effects of Contingent Convertible (CoCo) Bonds on Insurers’ Capital Requirements Under Solvency II, by Tobias Niedrig and Helmut Gründl

  • Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global Insurance Industry: Valuation Effects, by J David Cummins, Paul Klumpes and Mary A Weiss

  • The Structure of Reinsurance Contracts, by M Martin Boyer and Théodora Dupont-Courtade

  • Efficiency, Productivity and Returns to Scale Economies in the Non-Life Insurance Market in South Africa, by Abdul Latif Alhassan and Nicholas Biekpe

  • The Relative Informativeness of Analysts’ Stock Return Forecasts and Rating Changes for Insurance Companies, by Leon Chen and Steven W Pottier

  • Government Intervention through an Implicit Federal Backstop: Is There a Link to Market Power?, by David L Eckles and James I Hilliard

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Geneva Papers

The Geneva Papers is calling for papers for the April 2016 edition on microinsurance.

Deadline for submission is           22 June 2015.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Geneva Papers

The Geneva Papers is calling for papers for the October 2016 edition on health.

Deadline for submission is  9 December 2015.

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Geneva Papers

The Geneva Papers is calling for papers for the July 2016 edition on Risk Sharing and Insurance for Catastrophic Events.

Deadline for submission is           2 October 2015.

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