There’s little transparency surrounding how insurance firms collect, analyse and use our personal data when they establish insurance costs.
A balance between public and private financing is needed to achieve sustainable aged care funding models, says UNSW Business School’s Michael Sherris.
Research highlights the need for regulators, consumer advocate groups and industry associations to be involved in determining what insurers can – and cannot – discriminate against.
Professor Michael Sherris from the School of Risk and Actuarial Studies provides his insights on the potential impact of bushfires on insurance premiums and the implications of underinsurance.
Changes announced to superannuation insurance are just the start of what's needed, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Gordon Mackenzie.
As the sharing economy evolves, so do insurance models, writes Rob Nicholls.
How much capital insurance companies are required to hold is crucial not only for policyholders and shareholders but economies more broadly. But how much is too much?
Wearable consumer devices used to monitor health and fitness could become important sources of information for medical practitioners and insurance providers.
UNSW researchers have taken the first step towards creating a self-driving car by fitting sensors and other technology to a vehicle owned by car sharing service GoGet.
The banks are howling in protest but the new levy on bank deposits is a good idea that should have been introduced in 2008, writes Ross Buckley.