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Protecting the poor: A microinsurance compendium: Volume II has been released!‏

Protecting the poor: A microinsurance compendium: Volume II has been released!‏


Published by the ILO and the Munich Re Foundation, the second volume of
the Microinsurance Compendium examines the recent developments and
achievements of the microinsurance sector by bringing together the
latest thinking of leading academics, actuaries, and insurance and
development professionals in the microinsurance field.

Since the publication of the first edition, the landscape of
microinsurance has changed enormously. With almost 500 million people
now covered by microinsurance, the book discusses the main trends and
evolution of the sector while also considering where it currently stands
from a global point of view. The focus of the book is on how insurance
products and services can successfully tackle the needs of low-income
populations and help to reduce their vulnerability.

Essential reading for insurance professionals, practitioners and anyone
involved with offering insurance services to low-income persons, the
second volume covers many of the new challenges faced by stakeholders in
the sector. These include the potential impact of microinsurance,C
consumer education and client value, designing products for specific
target groups, distribution and intermediation, price with limited data,
conducive regulations and appropriate consumer protection, and
innovations in technology.
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