The Palgrave Handbook of Unconventional Risk Transfer

  • Maurizio Pompella
  • Nicos A Scordis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Maurizio Pompella, Nicos A. Scordis
    Pages 1-4
  3. Risk Management Strategies and Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
    2. Nicos A. Scordis, Annette Hofmann
      Pages 35-54
  4. Conventional vs Unconventional Transfer

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Christopher L. Culp, Andria van der Merwe, Bettina J. Stärkle
      Pages 143-185
  5. Risks by Class

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Joanna Faure Walker
      Pages 189-239
    3. Gordon Woo
      Pages 241-267
    4. Erzsébet Kovács, Péter Vékás
      Pages 269-297
    5. Vasily Solodkov, Yana Tsyganova
      Pages 299-325
  6. Vulnerability, Market Solutions and Societal Implications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Joern Birkmann, Linda Sorg, Torsten Welle
      Pages 329-356
    3. Annette Hofmann, David Pooser
      Pages 357-373
    4. Douglas Anderson, Steven Baxter
      Pages 375-434
  7. Risk Modelling and Stress Testing

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 577-583

About this book


This handbook examines the latest techniques and strategies that are used to unlock the risk transfer capacity of global financial and capital markets. Taking the financial crisis and global recession into account,  it frames and contextualises non-traditional risk transfer tools created over the last 20 years. Featuring contributions from distinguished academics and professionals from around the world, this book covers in detail issues in securitization, financial risk management and innovation, structured finance and derivatives, life and non-life pure risk management, market and financial reinsurance, CAT risk management, crisis management, natural, environmental and man-made risks, terrorism risk, risk modelling, vulnerability and resilience. This handbook will be of interest to academics, researchers and practitioners in the field of risk transfer.


Securitization Financial Intermediaries Reinsurance Structured Finance Derivatives Terrorism Risk Environmental Risk Risk Modelling Risk Pricing

Editors and affiliations

  • Maurizio Pompella
    • 1
  • Nicos A Scordis
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Economics and ManagementUniversity of SienaSienaItaly
  2. 2.Tobin College of BusinessSt. John’s UniversityNew YorkUSA

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