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Eric Langlais

Journal of Applied Economic Sciences, 2008, vol. 3, issue 2(4)_Summer2008

Abstract: This paper extends the analysis of insurance contracts design to the case of "low probability events", when there is a probability mass on the "no accident-zero loss"-event. The optimality of the deductible clause is discussed both at the theoretical and empirical levels.

Keywords: Optimal insurance design; low probability events. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2008
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