Faculty News | HBS Working Knowledge | 19 Sep 2011
Doomsday Coming for Catastrophic Risk Insurers?
by Kenneth A. Froot
Insurance "reinsurers" underwrite much of the catastrophic risk insurance taken out to protect against huge disasters natural and man-made. Problem is, says Professor Kenneth A. Froot, reinsurers themselves are in danger of failing from a major catastrophic event.

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