Essays about: "economic insurance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 93 essays containing the words economic insurance.

  1. 1. Does Ethnic Origin matter for Health Inequalities in Bolivia? An Assessment of the Effect of Ethnicity on Health Care Access and Health Outcomes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Brianna Gerlach; [2022]
    Keywords : Health inequalities; ethnicity; Bolivia; health outcomes; indigenousness; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Good health is of utmost importance to individuals and economic growth. Nevertheless, inequalities concerning health services and conditions are observed in developed as well as developing countries. Often such disparities are related to ethnicity, with indigenous populations exhibiting lower health performance. READ MORE

  2. 2. Competing on sustainability - A study on stakeholder interaction, becoming truly sustainable and obtaining a sustained competitive advantage in an industry characterized by low sustainability maturity

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Kristina Källner; Anna Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; cold chain; pharmaceutical industry; stakeholder theory; sustainable business models; VRIO analysis; truly sustainable; competitive advantage; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Although more and more companies are facing increasing pressure to take responsibility for their actions impacting sustainability, the pharmaceutical industry and in extension the cold chain solutions industry, have previously been exempted from scrutiny. Research on sustainability in the industry is lagging, why this master thesis aims to explore how sustainability can be incorporated into the business model while avoiding creating a disconnect between corporate strategy and actual sustainability impact. READ MORE

  3. 3. Black Box Optimization Framework for Reinsurance of Large Claims

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statistiska institutionen

    Author : Sina Mozayyan; [2022]
    Keywords : augmented Lagrangian; constraint optimization by linear interpolation; derivative-free black box optimization; DIRECT L ; evolutionary optimization; NLopt package; mean-variance premium principle; risk management; Solvency II;

    Abstract : A framework for optimization of reinsurance strategy is proposed for an insurance company with several lines of business (LoB), maximizing the Economic Value of purchasing reinsurance. The economic value is defined as the sum of the average ceded loss, the deducted risk premium, and the reduction in the cost of capital. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Marriage the Merrier: Examining the Role of Family Labor Supply in Consumption Inequality

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : Filip Stubbfält; [2022]
    Keywords : Economic Inequality; Family Labor Supply; Consumption Smoothing;

    Abstract : Using data from the Panel Study of Income dynamics between 2009 and 2019, I first document that the disconnect between consumption and earnings inequality holds for married households but not single households. Married households seem to behave consistently with the Permanent Income Hypothesis, smoothing out their consumption based on their expected lifetime incomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. The CCE model applied to the nexus of real GDP and the insurance market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Isak Werner; [2021]
    Keywords : Insurance market; economic development; cross-sectional dependence; cointegration; CCE estimation.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Existing studies on the relationship between the insurance market and economic development tend to use empirical methods that rely on the unrealistic assumption of cross-sectional independence. This thesis aims to highlight the drawbacks of this assumption. READ MORE