An analysis of commercial risk management : valuing the industry

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dc.contributor.advisor Gatzlaff, Kevin
dc.contributor.author Rusk, Alan J.
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-11T14:15:03Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-11T14:15:03Z
dc.date.issued 2015-05
dc.identifier.other A-361
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/199714
dc.description.abstract Financial markets have been at the forefront of media scrutiny since the fall of the banking sector in 2008. The resulting crash left many homeless, jobless, and with little hope for the future. The road to recovery has been long, but the markets have begun to bounce back following an historic collapse. The commercial risk management industry has borne much of the scrutiny as part of the financial services sector. For this project, I will take a sample of the financial services sector, the commercial risk management industry, and analyze the firms in that industry to determine the extent to which recovery has taken place, and the viability of the industry moving forward. Through an analysis of the industry, I conclude that the outlook for commercial insurers is positive for the next 12-24 months. This conclusion is derived from the use of ratio analysis and pricing models to determine a value for the industry. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Finance.
dc.title An analysis of commercial risk management : valuing the industry en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1775835


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