Risk and Insurance Links

Updated May 19, 2015 –

© 2002-2015 W. Jean Kwon (The School of Risk Management, St. John’s University, New York)
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*    Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA)

*    American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA)

*    European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists (EGRIE)

*    The Geneva Association

*    World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress (WREIC)
F 2005 in Salt Lake City (inaugural; concluded)
F 2010 in Singapore (concluded)
F 2015 in Munich, Germany

*    Southern Risk and Insurance Association (SRIA)

*    Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA)


*    American Academy of Actuaries

*    American Society of Pension Professionals & Actuaries

*    Be an Actuary

*    Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS)
F CAS Research

*    Risk Theory Society

*    Society of Actuaries (SOA) (North America)
F Center for Actuarial Excellence (CAE) Program

*   Society for Risk Analysis, Europe


*   International Insurance Foundation

*   International Insurance Society


*   Institute International des Assurances Africa

*   Fédération Sénégalaise des Sociétés d'Assurances Africa

Journals and Magazines


Insurance Firm Rating Agencies


Consumer Protection

Insurance Industry Organizations


Interesting Risk and Insurance Sites


Microfinance- Microinsurance


Other Organizations



Select Data Links


*       Santa Clara Law School - US, Canadian and English Insurance Organizations

*       Insurance-Finance.com by Makoto Okubo

*       International Insurance Policy Exchange


E-Libraries, Journals and Educational Institutions





Academic and Research Oriented Publications


*    Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance (by APRIA)

*    Journal of Risk and Insurance (by ARIA)

*    Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Issues and Practices

*    Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance: Review

*    Journal of Insurance Regulation

*    Journal of Insurance Studies (by KIDI, Korea) (Also available in English)

*    Journal of Insurance Issues (by WRIA)

*    Journal of Insurance and Risk Management (India)

*    Risk Management and Insurance Review

*    U.S. Library of Congress



Industry and Professional Oriented Publications


*    Best’s Review

*    Business Insurance
F Click here to go to Insurance Directory

*    Global Reinsurance

*    Insurance Day

*    National Underwriter Property-Casualty Edition

*    Reactions (UK)

*    POST

*   Ultimate Insurance Links




Professional Training Organizations


*   American College
F Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU)
F Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC)

*   The Institutes (formerly, American Institute for CPCU/IIA)
F Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU)
F Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and many others

*   CFP Board (for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP))

*   Institute for Global Insurance Education (IGIE)

*   LOMA
F Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI)

*   Singapore College of Insurance






*    Law.com Law Dictionary

*    PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ e-library for Financial Services




Consumer Protection


*   National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds (US)

*   Insolvencies and Guaranty Funds (US) (III Summary)

*   US State Guarantee Funds



Insurance Firm Rating Agencies


*    A.M. Best Company

*    FitchRatings

*    Moody’s

*    Standard & Poor’s

*    Weiss Rating



Insurance Industry Organizations (F See also Regulators, Supervisors and Associations by Country)






*    African Insurance Organization

*    Alliance of American Insurers

*    American Institute for CPCU (AICPCU)

*    American Insurance Association (AIA)

*    American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
F Private sector emergency management standards for terrorism insurance purchase

*    Association for Cooperative Operations Research and Development (ACORD)

*    Association of British Insurers

*    Association of Governmental Risk Pools (created in 1998)

*    Association of Insurance And Risk Managers (AIRMIC)

*    Association of Run-Off Companies

*    Bond Market Association

*    Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) (U.K.)

*    Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

*    Chicago Mercantile Exchange

*    Comité Européen des Assurances (European Federation of National Insurance Associations) (Now known as Insurance Europe)

*    Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

*    Fédération française des sociétés d'assurances (FFSA)

*    European Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (BIPAR)

*    Global Risk Institute in Financial Services (Canada)

*    Groupe Consultatif Actuariel Europeen

*    Independent Insurance Agents of America (IIAA)

*    Insurance Council of Australia

*    Insurance Information Institute (III) (U.S.)

*    International Risk Governance Council

*    Insurance Services Office (ISO)
F ISO’s Insurance Research Links

*    Insurance Taxation and Regulation Related Links

*    International Actuarial Association (IAA)

*    International Accounting Standards Board

*    International Federation of Risk and Insurance Management Association

*    International Insurance Council (Washington, D.C.; Closed in 2002)

*    International Insurance Research

*    International Insurance Society

*    Institute for Business and Home Safety (formerly, the Insurance Institute for Property Loss Reduction)

*    Institute of Risk Management (U.K.)

*    Lloyd’s of London
     F Lloyd's Taxation Database

*    London Market Insurance Brokers Association (LMBC)

*    International Association of Insurance Professionals)

*    National Academy of Social Insurance (U.S.)

*    National Conference of Insurance Guaranty Funds (U.S.)

*    National Economic Research Associates

*    National Organization of Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Associations (U.S.)

*    National Underwriter Company

*    Property Casualty Insurers Association of America

*    Reinsurance Association of America

*    Risk Conference.com

*    Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) (U.S.)

*    Risk Management Reports

*    Securitization Laws in Different Countries

*    Singapore College of Insurance

*    Society of Insurance Research

*    Society of Risk Management Consultants

*    Social Security Programs Throughout the World

*    Statistical Abstract of the United States

*    The World Federation of Insurance Intermediaries (WFII)

*    PTA Reinsurance Company (COMESA Re)

*    VoxEU by the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)



Interesting Risk and Insurance Sites (General)





*    Asteroid Impact Effects

*    Space.com

*    National Report on Human Exposure to Environmental Chemicals




Natural Disaster Monitoring


*    U.S. National Weather Service: Severe Weather Reports

*    U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program

*    Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund

*    Disaster Assistance (U.S. government)

*    Cat bond market information from Lane Financial, LLC

*    Catastrophe Risk Evaluation and Standardizing Target Accumulations (CRESTA)

*    Dynamic Financial Analysis Links

*    Red Cross – Recovering after a Disaster (consumer education)



Microinsurance and Microfinance



*    Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP)

*    The MIX Market (Microfinance Information Exchange)

*    UNCDF (UN agency for capital investment)

*    Rotating Savings and Credit Associations (ROSCA)

*    Virtual Library of Micro-credit



Other Organizations



*    Investment Company Institute (Mutual Fund Fact book)

*    International Financial Risk Institute
     F Also home of the Institute of the Chief Risk Officers



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