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03 Dec 2020
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Publication
We expect the COVID-19 recession to aggravate trends such as inequality that underlie the growth of social inflation in US ...
By Thomas Holzheu, Chief Economist Americas, Swiss Re Institute
26 Nov 2020
The global supply chain has been honed over decades for efficiency and cost-effectiveness, but today risk management ...
By Multiple Authors
25 Sep 2020
The crisis is exposing households' lack of adequate financial protection against the premature death of a breadwinner.
By Irina Fan, Head Insurance Market Analysis, Swiss Re Institute
18 Sep 2020
COVID-19 is pushing households into financial stress, particularly in emerging markets.
04 Sep 2020
Emerging markets have benefited from the global stimulus rolled out in response to COVID-19
28 Aug 2020
China's residential housing is significantly under-insured.
21 Aug 2020
China's economic recovery is on track, aided by government support. Insurance, too, is back to pre-pandemic rates.
12 Aug 2020
Emerging market insurers will be the hardest-hit globally by COVID-19, with a 3.6 percentage point impact on premium growth in ...
07 Aug 2020
Emerging market governments are countering recessions caused by COVID-19 with fiscal and monetary stimulus, but it may impact ...
By Jessie Guo, Economist, Swiss Re Institute
24 Jul 2020
Life and health insurance will be hit by COVID-19 in 2020, particularly life savings business, but the recovery should be swift ...