Category Archives: Health & Safety

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Sleep and insurance coverage

I got here throughout this from Swiss Re round 2 a.m., which helps clarify why it caught my (sleepy) eye: Think about these two information: Firstly, two out of three man-made losses worldwide are as a consequence of human failure. Based mostly on Swiss Re’s sigma analysis, this might imply that folks set off a loss quantity… Read More »

Ebola outbreak in the Congo may be eligible for pandemic catastrophe bonds

The unfolding outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Congo may activate pandemic catastrophe bonds, said a recent Artemis blog post. Last year, the World Bank launched a “pandemic bond” to support the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF). The cat bonds are designed to payout when an outbreak gets to a stage where emergency aid financing… Read More »

Reported Causes of Death and Public Perception

By Jennifer Ha, Head of Editorial and Publications, Insurance Information Institute This capstone project, entitled, “Death: Reality vs. Reported,” prepared by four students for their Data Science in Practice course at the University of California, San Diego, bases its premise on an old study that compared the disparity of the number and causes of deaths… Read More »