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:: Insurance Experiment - Free Statistics Software (Calculator) ::

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This program shows how the variability of casualty policy experience creates a problem for small insurance companies. With only a few policies, the probability of loss can be quite high even when the premiums are set to produce a profit in the long run. One can see that the risk of loss is much higher for smaller companies than for larger companies. By lowering the premium paid by policy-holders, one can increase the chance of loss of small companies without much increase in the chance of loss for large companies. This is another application of the square root law.

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Annual Premium 
Cost per Claim 
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Cite this software as:
Weldon Larry, (2017), Insurance Experiment (v1.0.5) in Free Statistics Software (v1.2.1), Office for Research Development and Education, URL https://www.wessa.net/rwasp_insce.wasp/
The R code is based on :
Weldon Larry, Stat Ed Programs for Demos in R, Simon Fraser University, URL http://www.stat.sfu.ca/~weldon/title.doc
Weldon Larry, R Programs for Statistics Education, Simon Fraser University, URL http://www.stat.sfu.ca/~weldon/Programs
Weldon Larry, Instructions for using R programs for Statistics Education, Simon Fraser University, URL http://www.stat.sfu.ca/~weldon/instructions.doc
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Wessa, P. (2017), Free Statistics Software, Office for Research Development and Education,
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