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A Look Back at the 2014 Price Drop and What’s Ahead for the 2015 Crop Season

Articles | AIR Currents Article
March 19, 2015

In 2014, the market saw price drops for corn and soybeans following record-breaking yields. For the insurance industry, the conversation quickly turned to the importance of crop prices and the price risk that insurers and reinsurers face. In this article, we explain why the 2014 price drops generated far more concern than very similar drops in 2004 and 2008 did.
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Capturing Correlation in Agricultural Risk Models

Articles | AIR Currents Article
May 24, 2012

Dr. Gerhard Zuba details the significance of spatial correlation in a weather-based approach to agricultural modeling, and explains how AIR’s Agricultural Weather Index (AWI) technology explicitly captures the effects of spatially correlated weather events on modeled losses in China.
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A Multi-Peril View of Catastrophe Risk in China

Articles | AIR Currents Article
July 24, 2013

In this article, Heidi Wang, Senior Manager in AIR’s Business Development group, and Albert Chen, manager of AIR’s China operations, discuss the growth of China’s insurance market and the increasing number—and value—of the country’s exposures, which reinforce the need to take a multi-peril view of risk.
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The 2012 U.S. Drought and What to Expect from the 2013 Crop Season

Articles | AIR Currents Article
April 29, 2013

This AIR Current compares AIR’s loss estimate issued in November against the most recent (April 22) RMA data and describes key differences from a weather and crop loss perspective between the 2012 drought and the 1988 drought. It also looks ahead to what is in store for the 2013 planting season. 
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The 2012 U.S. Drought Worsens, Expected to Surpass 1988 Drought in Industry Losses

Articles | AIR Currents Article
August 23, 2012

In this article, Dr. Gerhard Zuba and Dr. Oscar Vergara discuss the causes of meteorological, agricultural, and hydrological droughts, how the 2012 U.S. drought developed, what effects it has had on U.S. agriculture, and how it compares with previous droughts.  
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New AIR Solutions to Help You Own Your Crop Portfolio Risk

Articles | AIR Currents Article
October 24, 2013

AIR recently updated the AIR Multiple Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI) Model for the United States and will update the China MPCI model in Summer 2014, at which time a new Crop Hail model for the U.S will also be released. In this article, we discuss what these new and updated crop solutions offer to risk managers.
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Crop Megadisaster in China: Are You Prepared?

Articles | Megadisaster Article
September 24, 2014

This edition of Megadisasterfeatures a high loss crop year for China. A prolonged drought grips northeastern China, floods inundate the south, and winds and hail buffet croplands. Are you prepared?
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Current Crop Risk in India: How Can It Be Managed Effectively?

Articles | AIR Currents Article
November 13, 2019

Despite the long history of extensive agriculture in India, multiple peril crop insurance (MPCI) has only recently become widely available.
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Canada Crop Hail Damage: What Can We Learn From 2016?

Articles | AIR Currents Article
March 16, 2017

In this article, we discuss where most crop hail damage occurs in Canada and why; how crop damage varies by crop and developmental stage; the significance of 2016 in terms of crop hail damage and how it compares to other notable years; and how to manage Canadian crop hail risk with AIR’s Crop Hail Model for Canada.
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