Ageing is affecting many OECD countries and, as demographic change progresses, governments will be challenged to identify financially sustainable ways to support the care of ageing populations. This report provides a stocktaking of long-term care and health care systems in OECD and non-OECD countries with a strong focus on the nature of the insurance markets that contribute to these systems.
While much benefit can be expected from big data and AI, there are also a number of risks that require policy considerations. General guidance or regulation related to the use of big data and application of AI could eventually be developed by governments, and the insurance sector should be prepared to incorporate them in their specific context.
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27 June 2019 - Preliminary data for 2018 show an increase in gross premiums of domestic insurance companies in most countries, especially in the non-life sector.
07/03/2019 - The OECD Insurance and Private Pensions Committee (IPPC) has confirmed the appointment of Mr Yoshihiro Kawai, Advisor to the Commissioner, Japan Financial Services Agency, as its Chair.
4-5 March 2019 Naypyidaw, Myanmar - This event will bring together high-level government officials and experts from public authorities, standard setter bodies, the academic community, the private sector as well as NGOs to discuss policy issues relevant to the sound development of insurance and private pensions markets.
These reports describe the main features of the financial, and insurance and private pensions markets of countries that have been reviewed by the OECD.
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This review of Cost Rica by the OECD's Insurance and Private Pensions Committee and Working Party on Governmental Experts on Insurance examines Costa Rica's position with respect to core principles related to insurance systems.
This report makes use of a unique set of data on premiums and claims provided by global reinsurance companies to examine the contribution that reinsurance has made to enhancing the capacity of the primary insurance market to manage catastrophe risk and to reducing the economic and insurance market disruption that often follows catastrophic events.
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This report examines the institutional structure of insurance regulation and supervision in 50 OECD and non-OECD countries. It helps inform both OECD and non-OECD countries about how best to approach the institutional structure of insurance regulation and supervision. It also helps insurance authorities ensure that they have the required legitimacy and credibility when carrying out insurance regulation and supervision.
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18 June 2018 - Preliminary data for 2017 show an increase in life and/or non-life gross premiums of domestic insurance companies in 40 out of the 43 reporting countries, compared to 2016.