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BUSN - Risk Management & Insurance

Library and web resources on risk management and insurance

Risk Management/Insurance Industry

Risk Watch (Conference Board of Canada)

This triannual journal presents original articles by global thinkers and practitioners on risk management and related matters. To access the journal, go to the Conference Board of Canada database and search for "Risk Watch".

Office of the Superintendant for Financial Institutions Canada (Open Access)

The website provides information on the insurance industry and pension plans, including acts and regulations, publications, industry notices, financial data, etc.

Insurance Bureau of Canada (Open Access)

Find information on car, home and business insurance as well as risk management, industry facts, news and more.

Insurance Information Institute (Open Access - some resources limited to members) 

Based in the U.S. this is a comprehensive site providing information by topic, facts and statistics, studies, directories, current news and articles etc.

Insurance Fact Book (Available in print in the Business Library Reference collection HG8523 .I57) 

Published annually, includes world insurance market, U.S. insurance industry (all sectors), life/health financial data, property/casualty financial data, U.S. property/casualty insurance by line, losses, and factors affecting costs.  

Conference Board of Canada (U of C authentication required off-campus)

Access the eLibrary, then click on the link to "Topics" in the left hand navigation area and then select "Risk management" to access Conference Board reports on this subject.

International Risk Management Institute (Open Access)

An excellent web resource providing a glossary, collection of over 1000 articles written by knowledgeable risk and insurance professionals, IRMI Insights, webinars and a risk management primer titled Risk management: Why and how?

Risk and Insurance Management Society (Open Access)

The "Resources" and "Enterprise Risk Management" tabs will provide access to industry news, information, articles. RM Magazine is also available from the website.