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Int. J. Financial Stud. 2017, 5(2), 14;

The European Insurance Industry: A PEST Analysis

Statistical Department, PSA Insurance Manager Ltd, Ta’ Xbiex XBX 1122, Malta
Department of Mathematics, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 7RH, UK
Department of Insurance, University of Malta, Msida MSD 2080, Malta
Audit Service Line, Deloitte, B'Kara BKR3000, Malta
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Academic Editor: Nicholas Apergis
Received: 3 November 2016 / Revised: 15 May 2017 / Accepted: 19 May 2017 / Published: 31 May 2017
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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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