Our partner institutions from the international actuarial community present the following webcasts and recordings about Corona and its implications on the insurance market.
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An original initiative of the Institute of Actuaries, the Actuarial Observatory of the Coronavirus is a sociological study carried out among actuaries, during the whole duration of the containment and in the two following weeks. Weekly collective intervie
Faisant suite à la petite leçon de biopolitique qu’il nous avait donnée le 6 mai 2020 au moment du premier confinement, François Ewald, entouré de Laurence Barry et Florence Picard, évoque quelques traits ma
Join Dr. Daniel Zimmerman, RGA’s Head of Global Medical, as he discusses the fascinating world of monoclonal antibodies and how they are impacting clinical as well as insurance medicine. He will also explain why developments in this area of medical
This event will present findings on new ESRI research which provides projections of expenditure for public acute hospital and adult psychiatric in-patient services for Ireland for the years 2018-2035. These projections are based on new ESRI projections fo
In many countries, the worst now seems to be over or do we face a second more challenging wave? In this web session, Florian Gomez, Head of Global Methodology (L&H) of PartnerRe, and Achim Regenauer, Chief Medical Officer present the new insights (e.g
We like to believe that more information is empowering and leads to greater well-being. But does it?COVID-19 is the first pandemic of the information age. People today can access high-quality information from a range of sources, meaning it has never been
From online symptom checkers to direct-to-consumer genetics tests, individuals increasingly must choose what information to seek and how to act upon that information. More information should be empowering and lead to greater well-being. But does it? This
While insurers, regulators, and governments focus on the downside financial risks caused by the pandemic, COVID-19’s role in the consumer experience has received less attention. How are insurers adapting their business models in response to COVID-19
Learn how consumers' purchasing behaviour is evolving in the COVID-19 world, and what we can expect next. This video is part of the RGA Knowledge Day!
Explore the science of COVID-19 and investigate the insurance industry implications. This video is part of the RGA Knowledge Day!
The current pandemic has placed technology and digitalization at the core of insurance company operations. Yet this evolving environment is also one where solid, effective, and dynamic underwriting is essential to successfully traversing these times. This
In this one-hour session, four leaders from RGA Asia share their views from different, yet integrated, perspectives to help insurers make sense of the evolving global pandemic, covering the following themes: General medical and epidemiological overview of
Explore medical insights and insurance impacts around COVID-19. This video is part of the RGA Knowledge Day!
The Novel Coronavirus (CoViD-19) represents one of the most recent pandemics in the last 100 years. 11 months into the pandemic, the reality of life being irrevocably changed is dawning on the world, but the effects of these sudden and drastic shifts are
One important element that influences our daily activities, decision-making and predisposition towards risk, is our risk-taking nature. For instance, are you a person that likes to do things by the book or do you experience rules and planning as a burden.
This presentation will look at Covid-19 mortality experience (mainly in the 50+ age group) and what impact this might have on future mortality. We will first look at how Covid-19 mortality experience compares with all-cause mortality using English data on
Corona hat Deutschland und Europa in die schwerste Wirtschaftskrise seit dem 2. Weltkrieg gestüzt. Doch wie schnell kann sich die Wirtschaft aus dieser Krise befreien und wie werden sich die Zinsmärkte kurz- und mittelfristig entwickeln? Dar&uum
In seinem Vortrag bei der e-Herbsttagung von DAV und DGVFM gibt Dr. Georg Thiel (Präsident des Statistischen Bundesamts) einen Einblick in die umfangreichen Erkenntnisse seiner Behörde zur Coronapandemie. Dabei ging er auch der Frage nach, ob es
Dr. Alexander Mahnke (Vorstandsvorsitzender des Gesamtverbands der versicherungsnehmenden Wirtschaft) skizziert in seinem Vortrag bei der e-Herbsttagung 2020 von DAV und DGVFM die Erwartungen der deutschen Wirtschaft an den künftigen Versicherungssch
In seinem Vortrag für die e-Herbsttagung von DAV und DGVFM geht Dr. Ralf Kantak (Vorstandsvorsitzender des PKV-Verbands) auf die coronabedingten Herausforderungen der Privaten Krankenversicherung ein. Dabei unterstreicht er auch den Reformbedarf bei
COVID-19 has been a major disruptor to global healthcare systems and has had significant impacts on global economies. This online presentation will consider the progress to date, prospects and timelines for vaccines and other medicines to prevent and/or t
One could argue that in the history of the world, it has never before depended on models as much for life and death decision-making as it has during the last couple of months as a result of COVID-19. Pandemic or epidemiological models have heavily informe
Impact investors have crucial roles to play in responding to the COVID-19 crisis and helping communities build resiliency across the globe. Importantly, COVID-19 has presented opportunities to adjust and maximise impact activity to respond to the needs of
Income protection products face an uncertain future. Caught in the perfect storm of a pandemic tsunami, economic jagged rocks, leaks in the once water-tight design and a probable retrenchment flood, the future of this product as the life boat of South Afr
This presentation will discuss the development and evolution of the ASSA Covid-19 model. We will discuss dealing with risk and uncertainty in the modelling process and the challenges of widely ranging views. By the time of the convention we will know with
With financial markets in turmoil, many economies on the brink of failure, social distancing the new norm and the foot shake gaining traction, more and more companies are asking the dreaded question – Are we there yet? This presentation aims to asse
This paper documents a model of the COVID-19 epidemic in South Africa. Mobility data is used to model the reproduction number of the COVID-19 epidemic over time using a Bayesian hierarchical model. This is achieved by adapting the work in by Imperial Coll
COVID-19 appears to be much more fatal for men than women. Does the mortality difference vary by age? How does it compare to the well-established gender difference in all-cause mortality? Are there variations by country? This webcast highlights standardiz