A conference on
The Protection Gap in Property Insurance
Friday, March 29, 2019
Rutgers Law School, Camden, New Jersey
The protection gap is the difference between losses that are insured and losses that could or should be insured.
The protection gap is a global problem, affecting developed and developing nations and different segments of the insurance market in different ways. The Rutgers Center for Risk and Responsibility at Rutgers Law School Conference on The Protection Gap will address the protection gap in residential and commercial property losses and related types of losses in the United States.
The property insurance protection gap can have significant impact on individuals and communities; a property owner who does not have flood insurance may lack the resources to rebuild after a hurricane, for example, and if many property owners lack insurance, an entire community may be hard-pressed to recover.
The concept of a protection gap raises a number of issues, including:
We invite participation from scholars, insurance industry and other professionals, regulators, and others interested in the topic. The conference will include papers, reports, discussion, and commentary in a variety of formats.
If you are interested in presenting at or otherwise participating in the conference, email Professor Jay Feinman at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line Protection Gap Conference.