Microinsurance Innovation Facility Briefing Note: A business case for microinsurance

  • Date Posted: October 15, 2011
  • Organizations/Projects: ILO Microinsurance Innovation Facility
  • Document Types: Primer or Brief
  • Donor Type: Multilateral Organization

Is there a business case for microinsurance? Under what circumstances can insurance companies generate profits from microinsurance? These are important questions because insurers are increasingly interested to expand into the low-income market. To encourage this expansion, microinsurance initiatives need to demonstrate that they are commercially viable and sustainable over time. This note assesses the business case for microinsurance through case studies of five microinsurance initiatives.

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