Mar 1 • 1HR 9M

EP 26: Economics of Insurance Industry (1/2) | Nexus Mutual

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Lisa JY Tan
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Insurance is a fundamental aspect of modern society, providing a means for individuals and organizations to transfer risk and protect against financial losses. However, despite its importance, many argue that the insurance industry is plagued by inefficiencies and outdated practices. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in exploring how new technologies, such as blockchain and cryptocurrencies, can be leveraged to revolutionize the insurance industry. This is where the world of crypto and insurance intersect, and where there lies a ton of opportunities for innovation.

In this episode, we will take a closer look at the economics of insurance, exploring concepts such as signaling, moral hazards, principle-agent relationships, and the law of large numbers. In the next part, we will then dive into one of the leading insurance providers in the crypto space, Nexus Mutual, to understand how they are using blockchain technology to create a more efficient and transparent insurance market.

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