Contributing Authors. Referees. Preface; D. Kessler. Introduction; G. Dionne. Part 1: History. 1. Developments in Risk and Insurance Economics: the Past 25 Years; H. Louberge. 2. History of World insurance: A General View on Some Problems; A. Plessis, A. Straus. Part 2: Insurance Theory without Information Problems. 3. Non-Expected Utility and the Robustness of the Classical Insurance Paradigm; M.J. Machina. 4. Optimal Insurance Design: What Can We Do With and Without Expected Utility? C. Gollier. 5. The Effects of Changes in Risk on Risk Taking: A Survey; C. Gollier, L. Eeckhoudt. 6. The Theory of Insurance Demand; H. Schlesinger. Part 3: Asymmetric Information: Theory. 7. Optimal Insurance under Moral Hazard; R. Winter. 8. Adverse Selection in Insurance Markets; G. Dionne, et al. 9. The Theory of Risk Classification; K.J. Crocker, A. Snow. 10. The Economics of Liability Insurance; S. Harrington, P. Danzon. 11. Economic Analysis of Insurance Fraud; P. Picard. Part 4: Asymmetric Information: Empirical Analysis. 12. Econometric Models of Insurance under Asymmetric Information; P.-A. Chiappori. 13. The Empirical Measure of Information Problems with Emphasis on Insurance Fraud; G. Dionne. 14. Incentive Effects of Workers' Compensation: A Survey; B. Fortin, P. Lanoie. 15. Experience Rating Through Heterogeneous Models; J. Pinquet. Part 5: Risk Management. 16. Innovation in Corporate Risk Management: the Case of Catastrophe Risk; N. Doherty. 17. On Corporate Insurance; R. MacMinn, J. Garven. 18. Financial Risk Management In the Insurance Industry; J.D. Cummins, et al. 19. Financial Derivatives and Insurance; E. Briys, F. de Varenne. 20. Linking Insurance and Mitigation to Manage Natural Disaster Risk; H. Kunreuther. Part 6: Insurance Pricing. 21. Applications of Financial Pricing Models in Property-liability Insurance; J.D. Cummins, R.D. Phillips. 22. Volatility and Underwriting Cycles; S.E. Harrington, G. Niehaus. Part 7: Industrial Organization of Insurance Markets. 23. Organizational Forms Within the Insurance Industry: Theory and Evidence; D. Mayers, C.W. Smith. 24. Insurance Distribution Systems; L. Regan, S. Tennyson. 25. The Retention Capacity of Insurance Markets in Developing Countries; J.-F. Outreville. 26. Analyzing Firm Performance in the Insurance Industry Using Frontier Efficiency and Productivity Methods; J.D. Cummins, M.A. Weiss. 27. Dealing with the Insurance Cusiness in the Economic Accounts; T.M. Harchaoui. Part 8: Life Insurance, Pensions and Economic Security. 28. Developments in Pensions; O.S. Mitchell. 29. Life Insurance; B. Villeneuve. 30. The Division of Labor Between Private and Social Insurance; P. Zweifel.