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Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2020: Insurance Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends and Leading Companies

PLUNKETT'S INSURANCE INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2020

Key Findings:

  • Plunkett Research analyzes the major trends and technologies in the global Insurance and Risk Management sectors. In addition, Plunkett profiles hundreds of the industry’s top firms.
Key Features:
  • Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
  • Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
  • Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
  • In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
  • Industry Glossary
  • Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry
Pages: 503
Statistical Tables Provided: 14
Companies Profiled: 357
Geographic Focus: Global

A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
  • How is the industry evolving?
  • How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
  • How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
  • What is the size of the market now and in the future?
  • What are the financial results of the leading companies?
  • What are the names and titles of top executives?
  • What are the top companies and what are their revenues?
Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry


1. Introduction to the Insurance Industry
2. Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry
3. Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses
4. Risk Managers Seek Certification
5. Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines/Life Insurance Sales Fall in the U.S.
6. Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
7. Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
8. States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
9. No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
10. Health Sharing Ministries Attract Millions of Members
11. Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies/Fiduciary Rule Changes Help Annuity Sales Soar
12. Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese, Southeast Asian and Emerging Markets
13. Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
14. Number of Uninsured Americans Declines But Remains High
15. U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrote the Rules and Increased Coverage, But Costs Continue to Rise
16. Employers Fight Rapidly Growing Health Care Premiums/Require Employees to Pay a Significant Share of Costs
17. Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly Rising Costs of Care
18. Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
19. Hedge Funds Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
20. Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
21. Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $29.8 Trillion
22. Basel III, Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Act Increase Regulation/European Solvency II and MiFID 2 Take Effect
23. Financial Technology (FinTech) Enables Online Payments, Lending, Insurance and Online “Robo Advisors”
24. Drones Save Time and Money in Safety Inspections and Insurance Adjusting
25. Gig Economy and Self-Driving Cars Pose Insurance Challenges and Underwriting Opportunities
26. The Future of the Insurance Industry and Risk Management

Insurance Industry Statistics

1. Insurance Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
2. Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2016-2nd Quarter 2019
3. Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2016-2nd Quarter 2019
4. Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2018
5. Employers' Costs for Total Compensation and Health Insurance, by Selected Characteristics, U.S.: Selected Years, 2015-2019
6. The Nation's Health Dollar: 2019 Where It Came From (Estimated)
7. Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2018
8. Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2018
9. Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2019
10. Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2019
11. Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
12. Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2013-July 2019
13. Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2018


Introduction
How to Use This Book
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry
1) Introduction to the Insurance Industry
2) Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry
3) Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses
4) Risk Managers Seek Certification
5) Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines/Life Insurance Sales Fall in the U.S.
6) Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
7) Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
8) States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
9) No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
10) Health Sharing Ministries Attract Millions of Members
11) Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies/Fiduciary Rule Changes Help Annuity Sales Soar
12) Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese, Southeast Asian and Emerging Markets
13) Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
14) Number of Uninsured Americans Declines But Remains High
15) U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrote the Rules and Increased Coverage, But Costs Continue to Rise
16) Employers Fight Rapidly Growing Health Care Premiums/Require Employees to Pay a Significant Share of Costs
17) Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Rapidly Rising Costs of Care
18) Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
19) Hedge Funds Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
20) Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
21) Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $29.8 Trillion
22) Basel III, Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Act Increase Regulation/European Solvency II and MiFID 2 Take Effect
23) Financial Technology (FinTech) Enables Online Payments, Lending, Insurance and Online “Robo Advisors”
24) Drones Save Time and Money in Safety Inspections and Insurance Adjusting
25) Gig Economy and Self-Driving Cars Pose Insurance Challenges and Underwriting Opportunities
26) The Future of the Insurance Industry and Risk Management
Chapter 2: Insurance Industry Statistics
Insurance Industry Statistics and Market Size Overview
Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2016-2nd Quarter 2019
Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2016-2nd Quarter 2019
Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2018
Employers' Costs for Total Compensation and Health Insurance, by Selected Characteristics, U.S.: Selected Years, 2015-2019
The Nation's Health Dollar: 2019 Where It Came From (Estimated)
Number & Percent of Persons of All Ages with and without Health Insurance Coverage, U.S.: 1999-2018
Number & Percent of Persons without Health Insurance Coverage, by Age Group, U.S.: 1999-2018
Medical Care Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2019
Retirement Benefits in the U.S.: Access, Participation and Take-Up Rates, March 2019
Life Expectancy at Age 65, U.S.
Employment in the Insurance Industry, U.S.: 2013-July 2019
Employment & Earnings in Insurance Industry Occupations, U.S.: May 2018
Chapter 3: Important Insurance Industry Contacts
(Addresses, Phone Numbers and Internet Sites)
Chapter 4: THE INSURANCE 350:
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen
Index of Companies Within Industry Groups
Alphabetical Index
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country
Individual Data Profiles on Each of THE INSURANCE 350
Additional Indexes
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities
Index by Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations
A Short Insurance Industry Glossary

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