Risk and insurance studies in the Brazilian agribusiness

Author : Vitor Augusto Ozaki, Pedro Carvalho de Mello e Humberto Francisco Silva Spolador


Risk and insurance studies in the Brazilian agribusiness

This book is the result of a research done from the Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture – ESALQ’s collection, in which many theses were identified and works done about the risk, insurance, derivatives, and financial tools themes in agribusiness in the last years. In this work, the reader will find topics such as the Brazilian climate; the evolution of the agribusiness and its infrastructure in the country and impacts on the environment; the agricultural insurance market; and the importance of academic research for the growth of the insurance sector, besides a detailed set of academic works done at ESALQ, relevant to both the specialized academia and the insurer market.