Last SCOR publications

The macroeconomic role of insurance
This paper presents a framework for understanding the macroeconomic role of insurance, based on its economic contribution…
Automated Underwriting - The Industry Turns a Corner
2016 may go down as the year accelerated underwriting went from a big idea to a fully…
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Principle-Based Reserves Model Governance - New Checklist Addresses Broad Modeling Risks
The American Academy of Actuaries recently released their “Model Governance Checklist” (dated August 2016). This checklist is…
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A Year in review - Top 10 Themes of 2016
Over the past year, SCOR staff members, including our senior management team, have met with clients on…
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HIV Infection, Ageing, Inflammation and Comorbidities
From the end of the 2000s, after the introduction of the first antiretroviral therapies (ART), it became…
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Obesity Trends Threaten Continued Mortality Improvements
The United States has enjoyed a trend of steadily improving age-adjusted population mortality over the past 80…
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Term Life Sales Leadership - How Important Is Price?
As many insurers are currently reviewing the need for term repricing in light of PBR implementation during…
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Zika, Ebola, MERS & More - Pandemic Threats Must Be Monitored
Monitoring pandemic risk is a key consideration in global risk management. While Zika headlines remind us that…
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Water Risks
(Contribution of SCOR experts in an external publication)​Water risks constitute major challenges – both in terms of…
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Petroleum Refining and Insurance part I - Crude Oil Refining: a constantly evolving industry
Refining can be considered by many as a mature and stable industry but it has changed drastically…
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