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Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Robin Pearson and Takau Yoneyama

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print November 2015 | ISBN: 9780198739005
Published online December 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191802157 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0001
Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

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This introductory chapter provides an overview of the development of organizations in insurance worldwide from the origins of the industry to the present day and summarizes the relevant theoretical and empirical literature on this topic. It describes the research project that underpins this book, outlines the content of the contributing chapters and points to some conclusions about organizational choice that have a wider relevance for modern theory.

Keywords: insurance history; corporate forms; agency theory; mutual insurance; joint-stock corporations; insurance regulation

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Subjects: International Business ; Business History

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