An Industry And Economy In Transition: Overview And Outlook For P/C Insurance Markets For 2012 And Beyond

An Industry And Economy In Transition: Overview And Outlook For P/C Insurance Markets For 2012 And Beyond

Dr. Robert P. Hartwig, CPCU
February 14, 2012

This PowerPoint report, presented by Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute,  provides an overview of the property/casualty (P/C) insurance industry, with a focus on what the industry can expect in 2012 and after. Containing many charts with recently updated data, the presentation includes a discussion of how the U.S. economy serves as a growth engine for P/C insurers and a review of the labor market. One section provides a history of claim activity in the U.S. The report also includes sections reviewing recent global events that affect the P/C insurance industry, summarizing P/C financial performance, discussing global and U.S. catastrophe loss developments and trends, reviewing underwriting loss trends and focusing on other factors contributing to the underwriting cycle: the investment environment, the tort/casualty environment and inflation.

 

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