Parametric and index triggers

A selection of articles and papers on parametric and index triggers, their use within reinsurance and catastrophe bond contracts as well as industry loss or parametric risk transfer structures.

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Under Starter's Orders: Pros and cons of indemnity and parametric triggers 
Risk Management Solutions 2008

Five Index Trigger benefits for Catastrophe Bond Sponsors 
Tom Johansmeyer  Mar 2014

The choice of trigger in an Insurance Linked Security: The Brevity Risk Case 
Richard MacMinn & Andreas Richter 2007

Climate Services and Index Triggers 
International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Modeling Loss Index Triggers for Cat Bonds: A Continuous Approach 
Casualty Actuarial Society

Pricing Double-Trigger Reinsurance Contracts: Financial Versus Acturial Approach 
Helmut Grundl & Hato Schmeiser Apr 2002

Trigger Happy… 
Insider Quarterly 2011

Parametric Insurance Cover for Natural Catastrophe Risks 
Serghei Mărgulescu & Elena Mărgulescu

Parametric Solutions 
Swiss Re May 2012

Financial Adaptation Through Parametric Inurance Products 
Daniel E. Peterson, Center for Law, Environment, Adaptation, and Resources 2010

Parametric insurance solutions should play larger role in catastrophe coverage 
Swiss Re

Creating safety nets through semi-parametric index-based insurance: A simulation for Northern Ghana 
Vasco Molini, Michiel Keyzer, Bart van den Boom and Wouter Zant

Pulling the Parametric Trigger 
Canadian 2008

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Capital Markets