Palgrave Macmillan and the editorial team have selected this set of papers from the archive of the journal to give a representative sample of the best of our content.

Beyond Risk Aversion: Why, How and What's Next?
Louis Eeckhoudt   

Risk Aversion, Downside Risk Aversion and Paying for Stochastic Improvements
W Henry Chiu

Non-Linearity Between Life Insurance and Economic Development: A Revisited Approach
Chi-Hung Chang, Chien-Chiang Lee

Risk-sharing Contracts with Asymmetric Information
Renaud Bourlès, Dominique Henriet

Enhancing Insurer Value Using Reinsurance and Value-at-Risk Criterion
Ken Seng Tan, Chengguo Weng