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Microinsurance Centre

Microinsurance tools and more

01 March 2022 - By Queenie Chow, Lisa Morgan, Barbara Chesire-Chabbaga

Queenie Chow, Lisa Morgan and Barbara Chesire-Chabbaga explain the concept of human-centred design and how it has been used in the public and private insurance sectors

01 January 2022 - By Queenie Chow

Rather than traditional monetary measures to gauge poverty, other in-depth methodologies can provide a comprehensive view to tackle a multifaceted problem.

19 August 2021 - By Queenie Chow, Katie Biese, Mariah Mateo Sarpong

It is crucial that donors and partners supporting inclusive insurance projects understand the importance of prototyping and plan for it at a high level in project design and implementation processes. This brief highlights the processes and practicalities of the rapid prototyping method.

01 August 2021

The MicroInsurance Centre at Milliman believes insurance is one component of a broader risk management approach that is necessary for low-income populations to successfully manage their financial risks.

23 May 2019 - By Queenie Chow, Ng Jia Min, Katie Biese, Michael J. McCord

25 March 2019 - By Mariah Mateo Sarpong

What is the microinsurance market like in China and how is it defined?

27 September 2017 - By Katie Biese, Michael J. McCord

This conference report provides an overview of the 'Microinsurance: International Experiences and Egyptian Applications' event which took place 7 8 May, 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.

10 August 2017 - By Solveig Wanczeck, Michael J. McCord, Martina Wiedmaier-Pfister, Katie Biese

This paper provides an overview of the contribution of insurance to specific SDGs and their targets, using all 17 SDGs as the basis of the assessment.

22 July 2016 - By Katie Biese, Michael J. McCord

This conference report provides an overview of the 'Egypt Microinsurance Learning Sessions: Paving the Way for Financial Inclusion' which took place 3031 May, 2016 in Cairo, Egypt.

01 March 2013 - By Michael J. McCord, Graham A.N. Wright, David Cracknell

The process of pilot testing is as important in banking and microfinance institutions as it is in manufacturing and other business enterprises.

05 October 2012 - By Michael J. McCord

This document is intended to aid delivery channels, microfinance providers in particular, in working with insurance companies to develop successful microinsurance products for the low-income market.

05 October 2012 - By Roland Steinmann

This manual is intended as an aid to microinsurance institutions. It presents a technique called ‘process mapping’ that can support institutions in selfanalysis by assisting them in understanding, developing and improving business processes.

10 May 2012 - By Michael J. McCord

The success of any insurance product is based on multiple factors such as product features, other market providers, and environmental influences. Microinsurance products are no different.

23 June 2011 - By Molly Ingram, Michael J. McCord

This Discussion Paper is a draft that developed from an effort to compile various definitions of microinsurance to be used to facilitate a working session at the Microinsurance Network's June 2011 member meeting in Königstein.

20 November 2009 - By Oliver Zenklusen, Michael J. McCord

Exploring the positives and negatives of offering Microinsurance. The potential market for insurance in developing economies is estimated to be between 1.5 and 3 billion policies.

03 March 2003 - By Craig F. Churchill, Dominic Liber, Michael J. McCord, James Roth

Taking an approach that any microinsurance program must be profitable, the authors set out to address the full range of technical issues surrounding the development and delivery of life insurance products aimed at the low-income market.

- By Katie Biese, Michael J. McCord

Understanding market demand is a critical step in the process of developing solutions to meet the risk management needs of rural poor people, particularly with regard to insurance.

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