Publications

Dec 15 Insurance view of Nobel Economics Prize 0

Behavioural economics can be harnessed by regulators and insurers to “nudge” customers towards making better buying decisions, argues Dr. Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company.

Dec 01 What insurance executives expect from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 0

The following article is based on the recently launched ASEAN Insurance Pulse 2017, prepared by Dr Schanz, Alms & Company and exclusively sponsored by Malaysian Re. Based on in-depth interviews with executives from 35 companies and organisations from 8 different ASEAN countries, Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr Schanz, Alms & Company and Mr Wan Murezani Wan Mohamad from MNRB Holdings Berhad, summarise the insurance-specific opportunities and challenges anticipated from AEC.

Nov 01 Technology and talent can transform FAIR-Land 0

The 25th FAIR Conference in Bahrain lists innovative use of technology and development of talent as insurance industry’s top priorities in battling emerging risks.

Oct 30 The current state and near-term prospects for ASEAN non-life insurance markets 0

The following article is based on the recently launched ASEAN Insurance Pulse 2017, prepared by Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company and exclusively sponsored by Malaysian Re.

Oct 30 What insurance executives expect from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 0

The following article is based on the recently launched ASEAN Insurance Pulse 2017, prepared by Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company and exclusively sponsored by Malaysian Re.

Jun 02 The need for insurance to address flood risk in Asia 0

The rapid population growth and urbanisation in Asia are exacerbating an already significant insurance protection gap in the region. This article focuses on flooding, arguably one of Asia’s biggest emerging risk exposures.

Jun 01 Disruption of insurance? Don’t get carried away. 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company cautions against the disruption debate raging across the global insurance landscape taking on a life of its own, and says it’s time to pause and recap a few facts.

Feb 06 Can technology make insurance more relevant? 0

Modern technologies, and digitisation in particular, have the potential to make insurance more appealing, more affordable and better understood. As a result, wide insurance gaps across the globe may . . .

Jan 31 Climate Change: Need public-private partnership to building socio-economic resilience and insurance protection 0

In this synopsis from The Geneva Association report “An Integrated Approach for Managing Extreme Events and Climate Risks”, Dr Maryam Golnaraghi, Dr Swenja Surminski and Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz say . . .

Oct 06 Creating blue oceans of untapped reinsurance opportunities 0

Despite formidable challenges presented by excess supply in global reinsurance, industry executives are not confined to tightening corporate belts and waiting for . . .