Written for advanced undergraduate and master's level courses, this book builds from a base of asymmetric information issues to discuss a wide array of topics and is illustrated with some timely examples.* Covers diverse issues such as risk aversion, expected utility, and moral hazard within the pure theory of insurance* Provides a clear exposition of the necessary mathematics, a feature which cant be found in readers on the topic* Utilizes an undergraduate ecomics major level of math* Uses the simplest ecomic models possible to keep the text intuitive* Introduces more mathematically complex techniques such as basic optimization for students wishing to 'go further' in their analysis
S. Hun Seog is Professor of Finance and Insurance at the Graduate School of Business, Seoul National University. He received his PhD in Risk and Insurance from the Wharton School . His research areas include the economics of risk and insurance, corporate finance, and their applications. His academic papers have been published in Journal of Risk and Insurance , Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory , Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance , International Economic Review , Marketing Science , and European Journal of Operational Research.
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Economics: Professional & General
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Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)