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Risk management and insurance / Scott E. Harrington, Gregory R. Niehaus.

By: Harrington, Scott E.
Contributor(s): Niehaus, Greg.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Irwin/McGraw-Hill series in finance, insurance, and real estate. Publisher: Boston : Irwin/McGraw-Hill, 1999Description: xxx, 674 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0256210187 (alk. paper); 9780256210187.Subject(s): Risk (Insurance) | Risk managementDDC classification: 658.155 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents | WorldCat details
Contents:
Part 1 Overview of risk management: risk and its management; objectives of risk management. Part 2 Risk reduction through insurance markets: risk measurement and diversification through risk pooling; risk pooling and insurance institutions; insurance pricing; demand for risk reduction by individuals and business; contractual provisions; legal doctrines and insurability of risk. Part 3 Essentials of business risk management: why large firms hedge risk - a financial exposition; loss financing; tax, accounting, and regulatory factors affecting loss financing; loss control and risk management decision making; reducing business risk - hedging and diversification; hedging applications. Part 4 Legal liability, worker injuries, and employee benefits: the legal liability system; liability to consumers, shareholders, and third parties; responsibility/liability for harm to employees; issues in liability risk management; personal insurance provided by employers; pensions and related retirement plans; OASDHI. Part 5 Personal insurance coverage and issues: automobile insurance; home owners insurance and protection against large liability losses; life insurance, annuities, and individual health insurance. Part 6 Insurance markets, regulation, and the government insurance: insurance market structure, performance and organizational forms; insurance company operations and finance; government regulation and provisions of insurance.
Summary: Summary: Covering the essential aspects of insurance contracts and the insurance industry, this text also provides a conceptual analysis and pays attention to business risk management and public policy issues.
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Risk Management & Insurance

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Part 1 Overview of risk management: risk and its management; objectives of risk management. Part 2 Risk reduction through insurance markets: risk measurement and diversification through risk pooling; risk pooling and insurance institutions; insurance pricing; demand for risk reduction by individuals and business; contractual provisions; legal doctrines and insurability of risk. Part 3 Essentials of business risk management: why large firms hedge risk - a financial exposition; loss financing; tax, accounting, and regulatory factors affecting loss financing; loss control and risk management decision making; reducing business risk - hedging and diversification; hedging applications. Part 4 Legal liability, worker injuries, and employee benefits: the legal liability system; liability to consumers, shareholders, and third parties; responsibility/liability for harm to employees; issues in liability risk management; personal insurance provided by employers; pensions and related retirement plans; OASDHI. Part 5 Personal insurance coverage and issues: automobile insurance; home owners insurance and protection against large liability losses; life insurance, annuities, and individual health insurance. Part 6 Insurance markets, regulation, and the government insurance: insurance market structure, performance and organizational forms; insurance company operations and finance; government regulation and provisions of insurance.

Summary:
Covering the essential aspects of insurance contracts and the insurance industry, this text also provides a conceptual analysis and pays attention to business risk management and public policy issues.

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