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Recommended Resources

The listed titles are the recommended resources by the Knowledge Management Unit of The Malaysian Insurance Institute.

1. Insurance Transformed: Technological Disruption, Michael Naylor

This book explores how a range of innovative technologies is about to combine to transform the insurance industry, the products it produces, and the way the industry is managed. It argues that unless current insurance providers react to these waves of disruption they will be swept away by new innovators. The book describes what insurers need to do to survive.

Resource type: Book


2. Loss Coverage: Why Insurance Works Better With Some Adverse Selection, Guy Thomas

This book gives a contrary view. It details the exaggeration of adverse selection in insurers’ rhetoric and insurance economics, and presents evidence that in many insurance markets, adverse selection is weaker than most commentators suggest. This book will be valuable for those interested in public policy arguments about insurance and discrimination: academics, policymakers, actuaries, underwriters, disability activists, geneticists and other medical professionals.

Resource type: Book

3. Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Finance, Insurance and Investment, Editors: Minwir Al-Shammari, Hatem Masri

This book is devoted to recent developments and applications of multiple criteria decision aid tools in the field of finance, insurance and investment. It illustrates recent methods and procedures designed to solve problems related to finance, insurance and portfolio selection formulated through a mathematical programming framework and for which a large number of conflicting and incommensurable objectives is simultaneously optimized. The book introduces researchers and practitioners to recent theoretical and methodological developments in multi-attributes portfolio selection, multiple criteria analysis in finance, insurance and investment.

Resource type: Book


4. Risk Management And Financial Institutions, 4th Ed., John C. Hull

This book explains all aspects of financial risk and financial institution regulation, helping readers better understand the financial markets and potential dangers. It provides a complete picture of the risk management industry and practice, with the most up to date information.

Resource type: Book


5. Governing Disasters: The Challenges of Emerging Risk Regulation, Edited by Alberto Alemanno

This book will be useful to policy makers, scholars, officials of international organizations, research institutions and consumer groups who want to acquire or further develop their capacities for risk regulation. For teaching purposes it is ideal for courses on risk regulation, disaster law and policy, and crisis management or as a supplement in courses on environmental law, transport law, space law or land use.

Resource type: Book


6. Retirement Life Insurance: How Much Is Needed To Optimize Retirement Spending, Steve Heller

This book explains how insurance and annuities can increase sustainable spending in retirement. Most people have no idea how much they can really spend in retirement. Many are living frugal lives spending their social security while “saving for a rainy day”. They buy life insurance in batches of tens thousands of dollars because it sounds good or what they think they can afford. Almost no one would believe that buying “expensive” life insurance after age 60 actually can free them to spend much more on a monthly basis.

Resource type: Book

7. Cybersecurity Law, Jeff Kosseff

This book is the definitive guide to cybersecurity law, with an in-depth analysis of U.S. and international laws that apply to data security, data breaches, sensitive information safeguarding, law enforcement surveillance, cybercriminal combat, privacy, and many other cybersecurity issues. Written in an accessible manner, the book provides real-world examples and case studies to help readers understand the practical applications of the presented material.

Resource type: Book

8. Engineering Risk Management, Thierry Meyer, Genserik Reniers

This book presents the engineering aspects of risk management. The introduction to potential risks is followed by management principles, risk diagnostic, analysis and treatment followed by examples of practical implementation in chemistry, physics and emerging technologies such as nanoparticles financial and insurance domains are not covered.

Resource type: Book