The Insurance Industry in Brazil: A Long-Term View
39 Pages Posted: 9 Jun 2010
Date Written: June 8, 2010
This paper surveys the formation and development of insurance business in Brazil. It describes its origins, from the colonial times and imperial era to recent events. Particular attention is given to regulatory changes, showing how they evolved in response to macroeconomic shocks that affected the Brazilian economy during this period.
Keywords: Insurance, Brazil, Regulation
JEL Classification: G22, G38, L50, N46
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