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The European Insurance Industry: A PEST Analysis

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Statistical Department, PSA Insurance Manager Ltd, Ta’ Xbiex XBX 1122, Malta
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Department of Mathematics, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
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Department of Insurance, University of Malta, Msida MSD 2080, Malta
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Audit Service Line, Deloitte, B'Kara BKR3000, Malta
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Int. J. Financial Stud. 2017, 5(2), 14; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijfs5020014
Received: 3 November 2016 / Revised: 15 May 2017 / Accepted: 19 May 2017 / Published: 31 May 2017
The insurance industry plays an important role for European economic stability and the threats and opportunities it faces should be carefully determined. In this paper we highlight the main challenges by using a Political, Economic, Social and Technological (PEST) analysis. This work applies conventional actuarial thought on this area by focusing strictly on the European sector. View Full-Text
Keywords: insurance; PEST; political; risks; challenges; economy; European Union insurance; PEST; political; risks; challenges; economy; European Union
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Barbara, C.; Cortis, D.; Perotti, R.; Sammut, C.; Vella, A. The European Insurance Industry: A PEST Analysis. Int. J. Financial Stud. 2017, 5, 14.

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