Plunkett's Insurance Industry Almanac 2016: Insurance Industry Market Research, Statistics, Trends & Leading Companies

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PLUNKETT'S INSURANCE INDUSTRY ALMANAC 2016

Key Findings:
·Plunkett Research lists top 350 companies in Insurance and names top trends changing the industry for the mid term.

Key Features:
·Industry trends analysis, market data and competitive intelligence
·Market forecasts and Industry Statistics
·Industry Associations and Professional Societies List
·In-Depth Profiles of hundreds of leading companies
·Industry Glossary
·Buyer may register for access to search and export data at Plunkett Research Online
·Link to our 5-minute video overview of this industry

Pages: 496
Statistical Tables Provided: 14
Companies Profiled: 354
Geographic Focus: Global


A complete market research report, including forecasts and market estimates, technologies analysis and developments at innovative firms. You will gain vital insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
·How is the industry evolving?
·How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
·How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
·What is the size of the market now and in the future?
·What are the financial results of the leading companies?
·What are the names and titles of top executives?
·What are the top companies and what are their revenues?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:
Major Trends Affecting the Insurance Industry
1)Introduction to the Insurance Industry
2)Aging Populations Create Challenges and Opportunities for the Insurance Industry
3)Sophisticated Risk Management and Prevention Programs Lead to Lower Losses
4)Risk Managers Seek Certification
5)Independent Agencies Continue to Dominate Commercial Insurance, but Play a Lesser Role in Personal Lines
6)Insurance Direct Selling and E-Commerce Grow
7)Technology Drives Insurance Efficiencies/Policy Holders Allow Their Habits to Be Tracked for Lower Insurance Rates
8)States Pick Up Some Wind and Flood Risk for Homeowners/Underwriters Rely on Sophisticated Risk Analysis Technology to Set Rates
9)No End in Sight to the Growth of Specialized Insurance Lines
10)Annuity Account Managers Create New Product Strategies
11)Major U.S., Japanese and European Insurance Firms See Vast Promise in the Chinese, Southeast Asian Market and Other Emerging Markets
12)Continued Rise in Health Care Costs
13)Number of Uninsured and Underinsured Americans Declines but Remains High
14)U.S. Affordable Care Act (ACA) of 2010 Rewrites the Rules and Increases Coverage, But May Not Restrain Costs
15)Employers Push Health Care Costs onto Employees
16)Insurance Companies Change Strategies Due to Health Care Reform Act (ACA)
17)Malpractice Suits Are Blamed for Rising Health Care Costs/Tort Reform Is Capping Awards for Damages
18)Hedge Funds Regroup and Play a Major Role in Financial Products Including Derivatives, Lending and Insurance
19)Credit Default Swaps (CDS) and Derivatives Soar into the Trillions of Dollars
20)Aging Populations, Baby Boomers Create Opportunities/U.S. Pension Accounts Top $24.8 Trillion
21)Basel III , Dodd-Frank Act and Volcker Act Increase Regulation

Insurance Industry Statistics
1)Insurance Industry Overview
2)Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Companies: 2010-2nd Quarter 2015
3)Typical U.S. Automobile Insurance Costs, per Year: 2015
4)Assets & Liabilities of U.S. Life Insurance Companies: 2011-2nd Quarter 2015
5)Employers' Costs for Health Insurance, Amount & Percent of Total Compensation, U.S.: Selected Years, 2008-2014

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About the Author:

Jack W. Plunkett is CEO & Publisher of Plunkett Research, Ltd., a Houston-based provider of market research and industry information in printed and electronic formats. Plunkett Research provides analysis, statistics and other vital data on all major industry sectors, from InfoTech to Retailing to Banking and Nanotechnology. Plunkett's client list includes 10,000 leading corporations, universities and government agencies worldwide. Plunkett's research products are distributed electronically through subscriptions to its website and around the globe by major booksellers and news distributors, including Bloomberg and ThomsonReuters.

Jack Plunkett is the author of numerous books, including The Next Boom: What you absolutely, positively have to know about the world between now and 2025. This book won a 2011 gold medal in the Business Book Awards competition sponsored by Axiom and INC Magazine. Plunkett is frequently interviewed as an expert source by publications such as Time magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and Investor's Business Daily, media outlets such as NPR's Marketplace, ABC, and CBS Marketwatch, as well as local and regional newspapers and national columnists. Plunkett received an Academic Book of the Year Award for his Plunkett's Health Care Industry Almanac, and he was a regional finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards sponsored by Ernst & Young.

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The Plunkett series of directories are well known for providing company and industry information on clearly defined subject areas. --American Reference Books Annual

Plunkett's almanacs were designed to be a source for all researchers, especially market research, strategic planning, employment searches, contact or prospect list creation and financial research...This volume is recommended for academic, business and large public libraries. --American Reference Books Annual

Plunkett Research has built a solid reputation providing industry analysis and research in a diverse spectrum of areas - energy and utilities, finance and investment, health care and biotechnology, and engineering and research to name a few. --American Reference Books Annual

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