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Insuring California earthquakes and the role for catastrophe bonds

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dc.contributor.author Penalva, José S.
dc.contributor.other Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Departament d'Economia i Empresa
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-26T12:07:59Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-26T12:07:59Z
dc.date.issued 2001-01-01
dc.identifier https://econ-papers.upf.edu/ca/paper.php?id=527
dc.identifier.citation The Journal of Risk Finance, 3(4), 54-72, 2002
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10230/440
dc.description.abstract The 1994 Northridge earthquake sent ripples to insurance conpanies everywhere. This was one in a series of natural disasters such as Hurricane Andrew which together with the problems in Lloyd's of London have insurance companies running for cover. This paper presents a calibration of the U.S. economy in a model with financial markets for insurance derivatives that suggests the U.S. economy can deal with the damage of natural catastrophe far better than one might think.
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartofseries Economics and Business Working Papers Series; 527
dc.rights L'accés als continguts d'aquest document queda condicionat a l'acceptació de les condicions d'ús establertes per la següent llicència Creative Commons
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/es/
dc.title Insuring California earthquakes and the role for catastrophe bonds
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/workingPaper
dc.date.modified 2017-07-23T02:05:57Z
dc.subject.keyword catastrophe bonds
dc.subject.keyword eartquake insurance
dc.subject.keyword calibration
dc.subject.keyword survival analysis
dc.subject.keyword Finance and Accounting
dc.rights.accessRights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess


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