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Professor Michael Sherris

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.

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Changes announced to superannuation insurance are just the start of what's needed, says UNSW Senior Lecturer Gordon Mackenzie.

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As the sharing economy evolves, so do insurance models, writes Rob Nicholls.

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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?

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Wearable consumer devices used to monitor health and fitness could become important sources of information for medical practitioners and insurance providers.

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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.

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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. 

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Insurance premiums are likely to rise for all Australians in the wake of the Queensland floods, even in areas not prone to flooding, says Professor Michael Sherris of the Australian School of Business.