Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Janet Kong , and Manmohan Singh
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 May 2005
Keywords: asset allocation, investments, life insurers, life insurance, risk management, General Financial Markets: Government Policy and Regulation, International Finance Forecasting and Simulation,
This paper focuses on asset allocation decisions of life insurance companies in emerging markets. Mature market insurers allocate only a small fraction of their assets to emerging markets because of regulatory cons...