COVID-19: A Trigger for Innovations in Insurance?

María Del Carmen Boado-Penas, Julia Eisenberg, Şule Şahin

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This chapter gives an overview of the consequences of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 on the insurance branch. The main problems caused by the pandemic on the commercial insurance, and in particular, on the business interruption and possible innovations are discussed. The aim is to prepare the reader for the following chapters specifically by demonstrating connections between different aspects of modelling a pandemic. These models are necessary to create new insurance products supplementing governments’ actions in response to a pandemic.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPandemics
Subtitle of host publicationInsurance and Social Protection
EditorsCarmen Boado-Penas, Julia Eisenberg, Sule Sahin
PublisherSpringer Press
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-030-78334-1
ISBN (Print)978-3-030-78333-4
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jan 2022

Publication series

NameSpringer Actuarial Series

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