Risk Management and Insurance: Perspectives in a Global Economy

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Wiley, May 14, 2007 - Business & Economics - 768 pages
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Skipper & Kwon's Risk Management & Insurance: Perspectives in a Global Economy provides an in-depth understanding of international risk management and insurance, their dynamics, and the economic, social, political, and regulatory environments surrounding global risk and insurance markets.

  • Incorporates an international perspective from the outset, filling the need to address risk issues on a global scale
  • Follows theory with practice, analyzing real-world case studies, and exploring sound risk management and insurance operations in the future
  • Includes discussion questions and exercise modules to help students understand the issues and apply their learning
  • PowerPoint slides and updates are available online at http://facpub.stjohns.edu/~kwonw

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About the author (2007)

Harold D. Skipper is former Chairman of the Department of Risk Management and Insurance at Georgia State University where he held the C.V. Starr Chair of International Insurance. He is past President of the American Risk and Insurance Association and Associate Editor of Risk Management & Insurance Review and Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance. He has authored and edited numerous books, including Life & Health Insurance, 13e (with Kenneth Black, 2000) and International Risk & Insurance: An Environmental-Managerial Approach (1998).

W. Jean Kwon is Associate Professor of Insurance at the School of Risk Management, St. John’s University. He gained his experience from working in academia, the insurance industry and the government in the U.S. and abroad. He is past President of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association and serves the Organization Committee of the World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress. He has authored several books, including Risk Management and Insurance in a Singapore Context (2000), and is on the editorial and advisory boards of several insurance journals and insurance institutions worldwide.

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