Publications

May 07 3rd Africa Insurance Barometer launched 0

The 3rd Africa Insurance Barometer was launched on May 7, 2018 at the 45th Conference & General Assembly of the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) in Accra, Ghana.

May 04 Disruption in insurance – The tale of the naked emperor 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company cautions against the disruption debate raging across the global insurance landscape taking on a life of its own. Time to pause, recap a few facts and question a few things.

Apr 12 Understanding and addressing global insurance protection gaps 0

While insurance protection gaps in the areas of natural catastrophes and pensions are well-researched, cyber risk and healthcare protection shortfalls are harder to quantify and the proportion of their respective...

Apr 12 Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company wins assignment from the InsuResilience Investment Fund 0

Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company, in cooperation with the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance has been assigned by the...

Apr 04 Maintaining insurers’ relevance in the digital age 0

In his contribution to the March edition of Middle East Insurance Review, Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company argues that in order to maintain its relevance the insurance industry must come to grips with cyber risk.

Jan 23 Insurance view of Nobel Economics Prize 0

Behavioural economics can be harnessed by regulators and insurers to “nudge” customers towards making better buying decisions, argues Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company in his contribution to...

Jan 23 What insurance executives expect from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 0

In a contribution to the December edition of Asia Insurance Review Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr Schanz, Alms & Company and Wan Murezani Wan Mohamad from MNRB Holdings Berhad, summarise the...

Jan 23 Germany to support the Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) in Ethiopia 0

In December 2017, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) decided to support the scale-up phase of the Rural Resilience Initiative (R4) in Ethiopia with EUR 20...

Jan 23 XL Catlin Global Credit Insurance Monitor 2017 0

This is the latest executive survey compiled and written by Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company. The XL Catlin Global Credit Insurance Monitor 2017 suggests significant potential to expand credit insurance protection. For the...

Dec 15 Insurance view of Nobel Economics Prize 0

Behavioural economics can be harnessed by regulators and insurers to “nudge” customers towards making better buying decisions, argues Dr. Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company.