Essays about: "insurance effect"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 essays containing the words insurance effect.

  1. 1. Feeling the Heat of Climate Change - How Sensitive Could It Be? 

    University essay from

    Author : Gustav Kollberg; John Skantze; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Climate Sensitivity; Predictability of Stock Returns; Temperature Anomaly; Fama French Three-Factor Model; Carhart Four-Factor Model;

    Abstract : This thesis examines if climate sensitivity predicts stock returns and how well this measurement performs. The sample consists of the S&P 500 and the monthly stock return for the period between 1979 to 2019. The method is first to estimate the climate sensitivity for stock returns from temperature anomaly. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding health inequalities in the 21st century: the case of UHC in Peru

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Andrea Chacon Cid; [2020]
    Keywords : Universal Health Coverage; public health; health insurance; development; health-poverty trap; probit model.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Health is a universal right, nevertheless, not all people have the same opportunities to fully enjoy it without facing financial difficulties. Universal Health Coverage has the potential to break the health-poverty trap, supporting people with the opportunity of building a healthy structure, essential for a sustainable human and economic development. READ MORE

  3. 3. How does increased retirement age affect women’s employment and health? Evidence from Italy

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Albin Palmqvist; [2019-10-02]
    Keywords : Pension reform; Blue Collar; Difference-in-difference;

    Abstract : This paper uses a pension reform in Italy to estimate how increased retirement age affect employment and health for women on the cusp of retirement. Using variation between birth cohorts and employing a difference-in-difference design, I estimate that an increase in retirement age by 2.75 or 3. READ MORE

  4. 4. INTEREST RATE RISK : A comparative study aimed at finding the most crucial shift in interest rate curves for a life insurance company

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik; Umeå universitet/Institutionen för matematik och matematisk statistik

    Author : Felix Gyllenberg; Leonard Rudolf Åström; [2019]
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    Abstract : Risk management is applied in many financial institutions under regulatory supervision. Life insurance companies face many challenges to ensure policy holders of future payouts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Uplift Modeling : Identifying Optimal Treatment Group Allocation and Whom to Contact to Maximize Return on Investment

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statistik och maskininlärning

    Author : Henrik Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Causal Effect; Uplift Modeling; Class Transformation Method; Model Uplift Directly; Random Forest; XGBoost; Qini Curve; Qini Coefficient; Optimal Control Group Allocation;

    Abstract : This report investigates the possibilities to model the causal effect of treatment within the insurance domain to increase return on investment of sales through telemarketing. In order to capture the causal effect, two or more subgroups are required where one group receives control treatment. READ MORE