Search for dissertations about: "insurance history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words insurance history.

  1. 1. Insurance and cartels through wars and depressions Swedish Marine insurance and reinsurance between the World Wars

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet, Institutionen för ekonomisk historia

    Author : Gustav Jakob Petersson; Umeå universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Interwar period; world war I; first world war; second world war; world war II; deflation crisis; great depression; insurance history; marine insurance; Swedish insurance; international insurance; cartel theory; reinsurance theory; risk diversification theory; agency theory; exchange-rate fluctuations; currency risks; monetary risks; British competition; English competition; Lloyd s; cartelisation; cartel; international cartel; tariffs; stock insurance company; mutual insurance company; stock insurers; mutual insurers; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; Sjöassuradörernas förening; prohibition of competition; price agreements; market division agreements; cheating; international competition; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; reinsurance; reinsurance retention ratio; loss ratio; combined ratio; reinsurance crisis; information asymmetry; information asymmetries; risk diversification; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; Versicherungsgeschichte; Transportversicherung; Zwischenkriegszeit; Versicherungskrise; Versicherungskartell; Rückversicherung; Mellankrigstiden; första världskriget; andra världskriget; deflationskrisen; stora depressionen; försäkringshistoria; marinförsäkring; sjöförsäkring; svensk försäkring; internationell försäkring; kartellteori; återförsäkringsteori; riskdiversifiering; incitamentsteori; växelkursfluktuationer; valutarisk; brittisk konkurrens; engelsk konkurrens; Lloyd s; monetär risk; kartellisering; tariffer; försäkringsaktiebolag; ömsesidiga försäkringsbolag; Sjöassuradörernas förening; The Swedish Association of Marine Underwriters; prisöverenskommelser; marknadsuppdelningsavtal; konkurrensförbud; konkurrensavtal; avtalsbrott; internationell konkurrens; The International Union of Marine Insurance; IUMI; Internationaler Transport-Versicherungs-Verband; återförsäkring; återförsäkringskris; återförsäkringsgrad; informationsassymetrier; riskdiversifiering; förlustkvot; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to enhance our understanding of Swedish marine insurers' choices of business strategies under the potentially difficult business circumstances of the interwar period 1918-1939. Little previous research exists on marine insurance during the interwar period. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Swedish dilemma Aging during the search for a national insurance, 1884-1913

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Mark Magnuson; Karlstads universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; demography; family; poor relief; old age; retirement; income; smallholders; History; Historia;

    Abstract : Non-wage holders made up a significant portion of Sweden’s population in 1900. Yet, there are surprisingly few studies covering their formative role in the universal coverage of Sweden’s Pension Act of 1913. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Making of the Swedish Life Insurance Market 1855-1914

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Liselotte Eriksson; Umeå universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; life insurance; demand; price elasticity; income elasticity; married women’s property rights; social movement; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis examines the development of the life insurance industry during the period 1855-1914. The aim with the study is to recognise dimensions not frequently addressed by previous research on the insurance industry, namely the impact of social dimensions, including the implicit and explicit economic importance of social movements and the diffusion of knowledge in society at large for the development of the life insurance industry. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish marine insurance between the World Wars

    University dissertation from Umeå : Institutionen för Ekonomisk Historia

    Author : Gustav Jakob Petersson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; marine insurance; interwar period; economic crises; financial crises; deflation crisis; great depression; risk; trade; exchange-rate fluctuations; strategy; reinsurance; diversification; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The present licentiate thesis analyses developments in Swedish marine insurance during the interwar period, including both direct marine insurance and marine reinsurance. This is done in order to provide insights on how companies of a highly internationalised and vulnerable line of insurance were affected by and responded to new risks during a period of far-reaching international financial and economic crises. READ MORE

  5. 5. Networks that organised competition corporate resource sharing between Swedish property underwriters 1875-1950

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Josef Lilljegren; Umeå universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate networks; business history; property insurance; interfirm; insurance history; interlocking directorates;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the corporate networks of Swedish property underwriters 1875-1950. During this period, networks of increasing intensity was an essential part in the organisation of the Swedish property insurance market. READ MORE