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All Posts Tagged With: "insurance"

The Ascent of Money Episode 3: Risky Business

In "Risky Business," part three of the four-part THE ASCENT OF MONEY, economist and historian Niall Ferguson examines the roots of the insurance industry, natural disasters and risk management, and the history of hedge funds.

Jul 17th, 2009 | 99 comments

How Insurance Has Shaped Our World: Lesson Overview

In this media-enhanced lesson utilizing clips from THE ASCENT OF MONEY, students will be introduced to the concept of insurance and the role it has played in determining the world’s political and economic landscape since its inception in the 18th century.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 16 comments

How Insurance Has Shaped Our World: Lesson Activities

In this media-enhanced lesson utilizing clips from THE ASCENT OF MONEY, students will be introduced to the concept of insurance and the role it has played in determining the world’s political and economic landscape since its inception in the 18th century.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 3 comments

How Insurance Has Shaped Our World: Video Segments

In this media-enhanced lesson utilizing clips from THE ASCENT OF MONEY, students will be introduced to the concept of insurance and the role it has played in determining the world’s political and economic landscape since its inception in the 18th century.

Jul 8th, 2009 | 2 comments

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