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Global Microscope 2014: The Enabling Environment for Financial Inclusion

Thu, December 4, 2014
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the financial inclusion environment across 12 indicators in 55 countries. It is directed toward practitioners, policymakers, and investors, to help evaluate progress in financial inclusion.

Breaking the ICE: The Role of Insurance Associations in Insurance Consumer Education

Tue, April 15, 2014
n the last decade, some insurance associations (IAs) have expanded beyond their traditional core functions to develop insurance consumer education (ICE) programmes.

Trends and drivers to reaching scale in microinsurance: A Cenfri review

Fri, April 4, 2014
Achieving scale is a significant success factor for microinsurance schemes

Business case for microinsurance part II: Follow-up study on the profitability of microinsurance

Fri, April 4, 2014
Microinsurance Paper #32 investigates whether corrective measures for profitability have been successful over the long term.

Microinsurance Innovation Facility: Annual Report 2013

Mon, March 17, 2014
In this annual report, we review the dramatic shift in microinsurance that has taken place from the beginning of 2008 to the end of 2013.

Results of Groundbreaking Research on Microinsurance From 2008-2013

Mon, March 17, 2014
Results of the Microinsurance Innovation Facility during the past 6 years shows that microinsurance can be viable and provide client value.

Webinar: Building an inclusive insurance market

Tue, August 6, 2013
This webinar will highlight activities by supervisors through the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) and industry players

9th International Microinsurance Conference

Thu, August 1, 2013
Around 500 participants and experts from around the world will exchange experiences and discuss opportunities and challenges of microinsurance.

What is a Health Card Worth? An Evaluation of an Outpatient Health Insurance Product in Rural India

Thu, March 14, 2013
The new research paper presents the results of a randomized control trial that evaluated the impact of CARE Foundation´s out-patient insurance cards.

Release of February Knowledge Flash from ILO's Microinsurance Innovation Facility

Fri, February 15, 2013
February's microinsurance Knowledge Flash debunks demand myths, experiments with delayed payments in China, and features MILK's new brief on intermediaries...

Microinsurance: 1 billion covered by 2020

Wed, January 30, 2013
With this rapid expansion, the Microinsurance Network – an exchange and learning platform for microinsurance since 2002 – acquired its own institutional legal status in May 2012.

Value-added services in health microinsurance

Tue, January 29, 2013
Value-added services are an increasingly important component of health microinsurance. Though evidence on their impact is limited, they demonstrate potential to increase demand and improve health outcomes.

When simple is actually complex: measuring the financial value of life microinsurance products

Fri, January 25, 2013
A core characteristic of life microinsurance is simple product design. Seemingly simple products have coverage that is, in fact, quite complex, and a seemingly straightforward comparison is surprisingly ambiguous.