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The Climate Change Conundrum Part 1: Insurers’ Maneuvers

A study of insured losses over the last half century reveals that weather-related events have significantly escalated compared to non-climate perils. Between 2010 and 2019, global insured losses from wildfires increased by 500%. On the other hand, the humanitarian aid deficit grew from a little under a billion dollars two decades ago, to $4 billion…
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25 November 2021 0

API-led Platform businesses rising – Swiss Re’s iptiQ in focus

Digital ecosystems, orchestrated by powerful platform businesses and crisscrossing traditional industry sectors, are estimated to top 30% of global economic activity by 2025. While Amazon, Google, Alibaba, Tencent are early pioneers, others are shaping up across strata, in B2B as well as B2C. They thrive by efficiently matching supply with demand while solving deep entrenched…
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22 July 2021 0

How far can behavioral economics nudge up digital innovators?

Nobel Prize winning economist Daniel Kahneman, in the 1970s, studied biases in economic decision-making and how people handle risk, challenging the belief that humans behave rationally when making financial choices. The ensuing body of work that it spawned – “Behavioral Economics” – has become entrenched in business parlance, as rigorous research has demonstrated that understanding…
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6 May 2021 0