Observations On First Half Fiscal Follies--'2002: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly.'

Hartwig, Robert P.
September 2002
Insurance Advocate;9/30/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 37, p36
Focuses on the reported statutory rate of return of the property/casualty insurance industry in the U.S. Improvement of underwriting performance; Impact of the September 11 terrorist attack on the industry; Insurance effects of the possibility of war with Iraq.


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