The Geneva Papers

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.


Current issue: Volume 40, Issue 1 (January 2015)

  • Diversification through Catastrophe Bonds: Lessons from the Vubprime Financial Crisis, by Peter Carayannopoulos and M. Fabricio Perez
  • Testing for Asymmetric Information in Reinsurance Markets, by Zhiqiang Yan and Liang Hong
  • Solvency Prediction for Property-Liability Insurance Companies : Evidence from the Financial Crisis, by Jannes Rauch and Sabine Wende
  • Regulatory Forbearance and the Failure Costs for U.S. Property and Liability Insurers, by Yi-Hsun Lai, Wen-Chang Lin, Min-Ming Wen and Chien-Po Wang
  • Bancassurance and Scale Economies: Evidence from Italy, by Alberto Dreassi and Maria Claudia Schneider
  • Why Choose an Insurance Career? A Pilot Study of University Students' Preferences Regarding the Insurance Profession, by Madhusudan Acharyya and Davide Secchi

Shin Research Excellence Award-Winning Papers

  • Insurability of Cyber Risk: An Empirirical Analysis, by Christian Biener, Martin Eling and Jan Hendrik Wirfs
  • An Examination of the Geographic Aggregation of Catastrophic Risk, by Randy E. Dumm, Mark E. Johnson and Charles C. Watson Jr



The Geneva Papers

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

Deadline for submission is           22 June 2015.

See the Call for Papers