Research and Publications

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ACLI produces several different research products and publications.

Investment Research

ACLI Investment Bulletins*
Cover the investment activity and performance of life insurers in mortgages, public bond markets, private placement bonds, and other ventures.

Policy Research

ACLI Life Insurers Fact Book
Provides statistics and information on trends in the life insurance industry. Specific topics covered include assets, liabilities, income, expenditures, reinsurance, life insurance, and annuities.

ACLI State Fact Sheets
Provide useful information about the life insurance industry in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, including: residents employed by the industry, industry investments, residents covered and benefits paid.

The Economics and Regulation of Captive Reinsurance in Life Insurance (2015)
ACLI commissioned Wharton School of Business Professor Scott Harrington, Ph.D. to look at the regulatory environment for captives and explore how captive transactions are used for meeting reserve obligations.

Contributions of the life insurance industry to the U.S. economy (2014)
Ernst & Young analysis of the life insurance industry's contributions to the U.S. economy, including the financial protection of families, employment and household income, and long-term capital investments.