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Insurance and Human Genetics: Insurance Market Perspective

  1. Michael Hoy

Published Online: 14 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005206

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Hoy, M. 2008. Insurance and Human Genetics: Insurance Market Perspective. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2008

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Abstract

An assessment of the impacts of using genetic information about individuals in life, health and disability insurance markets.

Keywords:

  • genetic tests;
  • insurance;
  • rate-making;
  • adverse selection;
  • social welfare