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How Big Data Threatens Health Insurance: Viewpoint

For all its absurdity, the debate over Obamacare has accomplished something positive: It has educated people that insurance is really about risk pooling — as in you need both healthy and sick people to participate if it’s going to be …

G7 Endorses African Risk Capacity Program as Model for Climate Insurance

An announcement from African Risk Capacity (ARC) notes that “G7 leaders have singled out Africa’s first parametric catastrophe insurance pool, as a model upon which to develop catastrophe insurance solutions in vulnerable regions. “During the 41st G7 summit in June, …