Contributions to Insurance Economics

  • Georges Dionne

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Survey Articles

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christian Gollier
      Pages 3-23
    3. Patricia M. Danzon, Scott E. Harrington
      Pages 25-60
    4. Ralph A. Winter
      Pages 61-96
    5. Georges Dionne, Neil Doherty
      Pages 97-140
    6. Marcel Boyer, Georges Dionne, Charles Vanasse
      Pages 169-213
  3. Essays

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 215-215
    2. Theoretical Models

      1. Louis Eeckhoudt, Miles Kimball
        Pages 239-254
      2. John M. Marshall
        Pages 255-274
      3. Yves Alarie, Georges Dionne, Louis Eeckhoudt
        Pages 275-290
      4. Bharat Ramaswami, Terry L. Roe
        Pages 291-306
      5. Howard Kunreuther, Robin M. Hogarth
        Pages 307-324
      6. Richard J. Arnott
        Pages 325-358
      7. Samuel A. Rea Jr.
        Pages 377-396
    3. Empirical Models

  4. Back Matter
    Pages 521-524

About this book


For a number of years, I have been teaching and doing research in the economics of uncertainty, information, and insurance. Although it is now possible to find textbooks and books of essays on uncertainty and in­ formation in economics and finance for graduate students and researchers, there is no equivalent material that covers advanced research in insurance. The purpose of this book is to fill this gap in literature. It provides original surveys and essays in the field of insurance economics. The contributions offer basic reference, new material, and teaching supple­ ments to graduate students and researchers in economics, finance, and insurance. It represents a complement to the book of readings entitled Foundations of Insurance Economics - Readings in Economics and Finance, recently published by the S.S. Huebner Foundation of Insurance Education. In that book, the editors (G. Dionne and S. Harrington) disseminate key papers in the literature and publish an original survey of major contributions in the field.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Georges Dionne
    • 1
  1. 1.Université de MontréalCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5788-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-1168-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-5014
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