Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business, Management and Economics
Insurance culture in russia and financial literacy as measures to reduce economic risks on state and personal levels
Olga Medyanik, Dr. Sergey A. Belozyorov and Stanislav Medyanik
In nowadays conditions, insurance provides the opportunity for market system of economic management to work in any state. To provide economic security of the person it is needed to create a mechanism of protection against internal and external threats in modern Russia. That’s why the role of citizens insurance policy is increasing as the most effective risk management institute and achieving safety of health and private property of citizens. The goal of this research is to study Russian citizens’ attitudes towards insurance policy and investment using the conception of personal economic security. The preparatory study stage was focused on theoretical understanding of economic security problems taking insurance field as an example. Empirical research consisted of four stages (2008-2019). There were 1793 people taking part in this research. The article presents the results of the last 4 stage of empirical research. Results of this study can be proposed in the program of improving the functioning of the insurance market in the Russian Federation in The framework of the strategy of development of the insurance market – 2020. The obtained results can be used in Politics and Economics in the development of a set of measures related to lawmaking, control of financial institutions, promotion of financial literacy of the population, preparation of courses for universities and trainings for participants of the insurance market.
Keywords: insurance behaviour, the typology of the policyholders, economic security of the individual, financial literacy in the insurance industry, insurance culture.