Financial Hedging the Risk of Hurricanes

Yuepeng Cui, Bradley Ewing, Daan Liang

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Abstract

Each year, hurricanes cause massive amounts of damage around the world. The losses caused by hurricane exceed insurance company's capacity. This paper focused on analyzing the current financial product in the market which could help transfer the hurricane risk. At the last, the author proposed to develop Hurricane Resiliency Index, it could serve as a key basis to measure the capacity of a community to withstand, respond to, and recover from hurricanes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)37-43
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Business Valuation and Economic Loss Analysis
Volume11
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016

Keywords

  • hedge risk
  • hurricane Risk
  • hurricane futures and options
  • hurricane resiliency index

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