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20 Jul 2016
Swiss Re Institute
Wellness is everywhere in life insurance. All sorts of insurers are trying to create reward schemes and loyalty programs. One of ...
12 Jul 2016
There's a lot to learn from over 10 years around the life insurance industry. And when it comes to predictive analytics, that can ...
14 Mar 2019
Swiss Re Institute
The future is bright for genetic testing, but it's a double-edged sword for insurers. Who's taking genetic tests and what do they ...
By Multiple Authors
19 Dec 2017
This paper frames the concerns of the insurance industry, and how important the right approach and incentives will be in ensuring ...
Insurance agents know the story. A potential customer has interest in purchasing life insurance. Yet the process is difficult. It ...
17 Jul 2019
Neil Prackling, President US Life & Health at Swiss Re, shares his view on the future of underwriting in the life and health ...
25 Mar 2019
From home DNA tests that link to our ancestry to physician-ordered tests that detect cancer genes, genetic testing has never been ...
26 Sep 2016
New report from Swiss Re reveals that diverse preferences among Chinese consumers require customised product designs. The ...
By Maurus Rischatsch, Senior Economist, Swiss Re Institute
06 Jun 2016
The underlying assets of the booming sharing economy – cars, houses, people – will all still need insurance coverage. However, as ...
24 Apr 2017
We are living longer and having fewer children. Our society is ageing at a pace that keeps multiplying. By 2050, almost a quarter ...