Call for Papers: State of Microinsurance 2018

 
Scope
The State of Microinsurance is the flagship annual report of the Microinsurance Network. From 2018, the publication will focus on the role played by inclusive insurance in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
 
Topics of interest
The impact of inclusive insurance as a primary enabler in achieving 6 SDGs:
SDG 1: No poverty 
SDG 2: Zero hunger
SDG 3: Good health and well-being
SDG 5: Gender equality
SDG 8: Decent work and economic growth
SDG 13: Climate action
 
The impact of inclusive insurance as a secondary enabler in achieving 5 SDGs:
SDG 4: Quality education
SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
SDG 10: Reduced inequalities
SDG 11: Sustainable cities and communities
SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals
 
Innovations in business models and financial technology (only members of the Microinsurance Network are invited to submit articles on these two topics).
 
Submission format and guidelines
Submitted proposals and articles must be written in British English, and should follow The Economist Style Guide. Papers must not exceed 1,500 words excluding charts and tables and be properly referenced (based on the Harvard citation style). Photographs of work conducted in the field and related credits would be welcome. To submit your work, please fill in the proposal form and send it to the Microinsurance Network no later than 15 January 2018.
 
Editorial Board
Chair: Katharine Pulvermacher,  Executive Director, Microinsurance Network
Members:
Craig Churchill, Team Leader, ILO’s Impact Insurance Facility
Conchita D’Ambrosio, Professor of Economics, University of Luxembourg
R. Dale Hall, Managing Director of Research, Society of Actuaries
Brigitte Klein, Head of Project, Financial Systems Approaches to Insurance, GIZ
Pritesh Modi, Director, Chief Actuary (Asia), LeapFrog Investments
Other members (TBC)
 
2018 deadlines
15 January: Proposal submission
14 February: Final selection 
14 May: First draft submission
25 June: Second draft submission
2 July: Final review by Editorial Board
7 September: Online publication