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Actuarial Fairness of Crop Insurance Rates with Constant Rate Relativities

Bruce A. Babcock, Chad E. Hart and Dermot J. Hayes.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Insurance. 6733 words.

Increased availability and demand for low-deductible crop insurance policies have increased focus on crop insurance rating methods. Actuarial fairness cannot be achieved if constant...

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Adverse Selection in Crop Insurance: Actuarial and Asymmetric Information Incentives

Richard E. Just, Linda Calvin and John Quiggin.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Insurance. 0 words.

Adverse selection is often blamed for crop insurance indemnities exceeding premiums plus subsidies. However, nationwide empirical evidence has been lacking or based on inadequate...

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Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry.

in The Quarterly Journal of Economics

May 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development; Design of Experiments; Production and Organizations; Agricultural Economics; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Insurance. 19024 words.

The investment decisions of small-scale farmers in developing countries are conditioned by their financial environment. Binding credit market constraints and incomplete insurance can limit...

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Angerstein, John Julius (c. 1732–1823), insurance broker and connoisseur of art

Sarah Palmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; Art. 1195 words.

Angerstein, John Julius (c. 1732–1823), insurance broker and connoisseur of art, was of Russian extraction, though his precise origins are obscure. According to family tradition he took his...

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Ansell, Charles (1794–1881), actuary

Cornelius Walford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance. 598 words.

Ansell, Charles (1794–1881), actuary, was born in Paddington, London, on 8 December 1794, the eldest son of Thomas Ansell (1758–1808) of Lewisham, and his wife Sarah Eleanor Algar...

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Archibald [née Kalmanowsky, later Barou], Liliana Leah (1928–2014), Lloyds insurance broker

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance. 897 words.

Archibald [née Kalmanowsky, later Barou], Liliana Leah (1928–2014), Lloyds insurance broker, was born Leah Lilian Kalmanowsky on 25 May 1928 at the Welbeck Hospital, 27 Welbeck Street,...

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Are U.S. Corn and Soybeans Becoming More Drought Tolerant?

Tian Yu and Bruce A. Babcock.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

October 2010; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Agricultural Economics; Insurance. 7739 words.

The hypothesis that corn and soybeans have become more drought tolerant is tested by regressing county yields on a drought index and time. Results indicate that corn yield losses from...

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Ball, Alan James (1945–2007), footballer and football manager

Tony Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Insurance; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1834 words.

Ball, Alan James (1945–2007), footballer and football manager, was born on 12 May 1945 at 2 Brookhouse Avenue, Farnworth, Lancashire, the son of (James) Alan Ball, builder's joiner, later...

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Barrett, George (1752–1821), actuary

Robert Brown.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance. 334 words.

Barrett, George (1752–1821), actuary, was the son of a farmer of Wheeler Street, a small hamlet in Surrey. At an early age he developed an aptitude for mathematics, taking a special...

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Batterson, James Goodwin

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance. 1079 words.

Batterson, James Goodwin (23 February 1823–18 September 1901), insurance executive, was born in Wintonbury (now Bloomfield), Connecticut, the son of Simeon Seely Batterson, a stonecutter,...

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