Adverse Selection


Adverse Selection
1. The tendency of those in dangerous jobs or high risk lifestyles to get life insurance.

2. A situation where sellers have information that buyers don't (or vice versa) about some aspect of product quality.

1. In order to fight adverse selection, insurance companies try to reduce exposure to large claims by limiting coverage or raising premiums.


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