Category Archives: Insurers and the Economy

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Discover “How Insurance Drives Economic Growth”

By Sean M. Kevelighan, CEO, Insurance Information Institute Most people understand insurance as their first line of defense against financial losses. However, the insurance industry’s commitment to a strong economy goes much deeper. Insurers and reinsurers in many ways are the very foundation of growth and progress for the modern economy. For individuals and businesses… Read More »

The challenge of population projections: future strain on Medicare and Social Security may be even greater than Census figures would suggest

By Steven Weisbart, Chief Economist, Insurance Information Institute A few days ago, the Census Bureau made news based on its latest projection of the population of the United States over the next 40 years. One observation that the Bureau made was that the number of people over age 65 would soon outstrip the number under… Read More »

The “After Glow” of Tax Reform Politics Too Good to Pass Up for Anti-Insurance Crowd

By Sean Kevelighan, CEO, ‎Insurance Information Institute After the Tax Cut and Jobs Act of 2017 passed late last year, the Insurance Information Institute received numerous queries about the impact on property/casualty insurers. Given our mission at I.I.I. is not rooted in direct lobbying advocacy, we consciously refrained from engaging in what was sure to be (and… Read More »