When asked what insurance does, most people are likely to say that it provides protection against financial aspects of a premature death, injury, loss of property, loss of earning power, legal liability or other unexpected expenses. All that is true. However, the industry’s contribution to the economy goes much further. One could point to the millions of people employed in insurance and related activities, to the billions of income taxes and premium taxes paid and to extensive charitable works. But, significant as they are, these are byproducts of the contributions of an industry that is at the heart of the growth and progress of every modern economy. Those contributions can be grouped under three broad categories: safety/ security; economic/financial stability; and development. Under these headings, this paper describes 10 ways in which insurers and reinsurers drive economic growth.
Please click on the file name below to view the white paper in PDF format. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the file.
You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader, free of charge, from the Adobe website (https://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html).
Note: Printer fonts may vary by browser and version of Adobe Reader.