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Hosted by David Wright, a former actuary and reinsurance broker, now a technology executive. Not Unreasonable brings you interviews covering management, analytics, sales and economics interpreted through David's insurance and reinsurance background. Subscribe in iTunes, stitcher, or by rss feed. Sign up for my newsletter here and also see us on youtube!Show notes at notunreasonable.com

The Not Unreasonable Podcast David Wright

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Hosted by David Wright, a former actuary and reinsurance broker, now a technology executive. Not Unreasonable brings you interviews covering management, analytics, sales and economics interpreted through David's insurance and reinsurance background. Subscribe in iTunes, stitcher, or by rss feed. Sign up for my newsletter here and also see us on youtube!Show notes at notunreasonable.com

    D&O Insurance with Danny Hojnowski

    D&O Insurance with Danny Hojnowski

    Danny heads up D&O, E&O and Cyber in the US for Trans Re, one of the market leaders in each line. In this episode we run through all the big issues in D&O:-Silicon Valley Bank and bank runs and how Directors and Officers liability underwriters are incorporating lessonsDana Hojnowski’s favorite claim. (0:00)What’s wrong with securities fraud allegation? (2:42)How do you know when a company is violating their duty of care to their shareholders? (5:14)What are the lessons learne...

    • 32 min
    Death Spirals and Other Selection Problems with Amy Finkelstein

    Death Spirals and Other Selection Problems with Amy Finkelstein

    Amy Finkelstein is Professor of Economics at MIT. Amy’s research focuses on market failures and government intervention in insurance markets and she has won numerous awards include a MacArthur Fellowship and the John Bates Clark Medal. Amy is co-author with Liran Einav and Ray Fisman of the forthcoming book: “Risky Business: Why Insurance Markets Fail and What to do about it”.Buy the bookhttps://www.amazon.com/Risky-Business-Insurance-Markets-About/dp/0300253435/Amy on wikipedia https://...

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Pricing Insurance Risk With Steve Mildenhall and John Major

    Pricing Insurance Risk With Steve Mildenhall and John Major

    Nobody knew how to price volatility until now. I bet you're surprised! This isn't hyperbole, Steve Mildenhall and John Major have a deep and thorough understanding of all the relevant literatures and have been part of a loosely collaborative team of academics and actuaries working out the details of a coherent, actionable theoretical foundation for pricing insurance for their entire careers. Now that they're both retired they've delivered us the tome the actuarial profession needs. ...

    • 2 hr 28 min
    Mark Friedlander on Florida's Insurance Overhaul

    Mark Friedlander on Florida's Insurance Overhaul

    Mark Friedlander returns to talk through the changes to Florida's insurance laws. It's just about the most comprehensive reform anyone could imagine, even if all it does is put Florida residents on a similar footing to many other states!Assignment of Benefits Removal won’t be enforced until January 1, 2023.3:35What’s the risk of a political backlash from insurance companies?8:52The problem with the May special session was the senate was willing to take the similar steps that were just passed,...

    • 29 min
    Gary Mormino on the Social History of Florida

    Gary Mormino on the Social History of Florida

    Do you think Florida is weird? Most everyone does. Why? Gary is the man to answer this question. Gary is Professor Emeritus of the University of South Florida and has dedicated his career to studying the social history of Florida. Here is Gary on wikipedia Here is Gary on Amazon Quote of the show: "Do crazy people immigrate to Florida or do perfectly normal people come here, and then be a little goofy and go crazy."What is the most unusual social characteristic of Florida? 0:00What...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Dave DeMott's Stories About Florida Insurance

    Dave DeMott's Stories About Florida Insurance

    Dave DeMott is President-Elect of The Florida Surplus Lines Association, Chair of the Legislative committee and sits on the national Wholesale & Specialty Insurance Association committee.Most importantly for today, Dave DeMott is a real, legit, on-the-ground insurance practitioner in Florida. He gets into the real details and war stories about insurance claims in Florida. Dave’s introduction to the Florida insurance market. 0:00What is a lodestar fee multiplier? 5:23The problem with ...

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

samkcnyc ,

Essential Listening

Consistently excellent interviews. Thoughtful interviews with interesting people. Great mix of (re)insurance insiders and experts from various other fields.

Eric Auld ,

Cowen interview fantastic

The episode with Tyler Cowen is on of the best podcast episodes I've ever heard. Bravo!!

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Great Interviewer

I don’t write reviews but the interviewer is one of the best I’ve heard on any podcast

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