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 41, Issue 1 (January 2016)

SPECIAL ISSUE ON LONGEVITY, Guest Editor: Michael Sherris

Editorial, by Michael Sherris

Original Articles

  • Determinants of the Stated Probability of Purchase for Longevity Insurance, by Michael A Guillemette, Terrance K Martin Jr, Benjamin F Cummings and Russell N James III
  • Longevity Risk in Notional Defined Contribution Pension Schemes: A Solution, by Séverine Arnold (-Gaille), María del Carmen Boado-Penas and Humberto Godínez-Olivares
  • Enhanced Annuities: Drivers of and Barriers to Supply and Demand, by Nadine Gatzert and Udo Klotzki
  • Guarantee Structures in Life Annuities: A Comparative Analysis, by Ermanno Pitacco
  • A Proposal for Redesigning Social Security: Long-Term Care Pension, by Shuji Tanaka
  • Towards a Large and Liquid Longevity Market: A Graphical Population Basis Risk Metric, by Wai-Sum Chan, Johnny S-H Li, Kenneth Q Zhou and Rui Zhou

Other Articles

  • How Do Unisex Rating Regulations Affect Gender Differences in Insurance Premiums?, by Vijay Aseervatham, Christoph Lex and Martin Spindler
  • Is Reinsurance a Substitute for or a Complement to Derivative Usage? Evidence from the U.K. Non-Life Insurance Industry, by Yung-Ming Shiu


The Geneva Papers

The Geneva Papers is calling for papers for the July 2017 edition on pension financing and insurance.

Deadline for submission is           5 September 2016.   




See the Call for Papers