Life Insurance demand under health shock risk

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Life Insurance demand under health shock risk / Christoph Hambel... [et al.]

Sumario: This article studies the consumption-investment-insurance problem of a family. The wage earner faces the risk of a health shock. The family can buy long-term life insurance that can only be revised at significant costs. A revision is only possible as long as the insured person is healthy. The combination of unspanned labor income and the stickiness of insurance decisions reduces the long-term insurance demand significantly. Since such a reduction is costly and families anticipate these potential costs, they buy less protection at all ages. In particular, young families stay away from long-term life insurance markets altogether

En: The Journal of risk and insurance. - Nueva York : The American Risk and Insurance Association, 1964- = ISSN 0022-4367. - 04/12/2017 Volumen 84 Número 4 - diciembre 2017 , p. 1171-1202

1. Seguro de vida . 2. Gerencia de riesgos . I. Hambel, Christoph .