Ruth Gastel (editor)
New York: Insurance Information Institute, 2004
218pp, ISBN: 978-0-932387-50-9
This is a collection of essays by a number of industry experts that provides a basic introduction to reinsurance, and how it functions as a way for insurance to spread risk. It covers all the main technical aspects of the subject, and the challenges currently facing the industry, and will appeal to those needing a practical overview, such as regulators and the wider financial community.