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24 Feb 2021
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Blog
Vaccines and new stimulus will give economies a growth boost, but the pandemic recovery is not a structural recovery - yet.
By Jerome Jean Haegeli, Group Chief Economist, Swiss Re Institute
06 Oct 2020
Swiss Re Institute
Content Type: Publication
We have revised our 2020 forecasts for real GDP growth to -4.6% from -6.4% considering stronger than expected data in personal ...
By Multiple Authors
05 Dec 2020
US Economic Outlook December
By Fernando Casanova Aizpun, Senior Economist, Swiss Re Institute
10 Nov 2020
31 May 2018
The 2018 "Swiss Re SONAR, New emerging risk insights" report aims to get us talking about what tomorrow's risk landscape could ...
01 Sep 2020
Financial repression – governments' use of monetary policy and market intervention to influence how capital is allocated.
16 Oct 2020
The scope of the recently launched motor sector reform in China is unprecedented and will benefit insureds and insurers alike.
By Hao Jiang, Economist, Swiss Re Institute
07 Oct 2020
In China, insurance protection against mortality risk is low as many consumers under-estimate or avoid discussion of it.
By Xin Dai, Senior Economist Insurance Analyst, Swiss Re Institute
Mexico's real GDP contracted by -18.7% yoy1 in 2Q20, setting up what we expect to be an -8.4% contraction in 2020.
02 Oct 2020
Climate change is a growing challenge to global natural catastrophe resilience, which continued to be largely unprotected in 2019.