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This report updates previous irc studies surveying the public about the acceptability and perceived frequency of various types of insurance fraud, with special emphasis on auto insurance fraud it also examines attitudes toward a variety of tools that insurers and law enforcement use to fight against insurance fraud,. Insurance fraud has changed since the previous studies, and how advances in technology enable insurers to better combat about this research the state of insurance fraud technology was undertaken by the coalition against insurance fraud to better understand how and to what extent insurance companies use. Give an insight into the aspects of 'adverse selection' and 'moral hazard' used in insurance fraud research and the incentives to commit fraud starting with the seminal work by kenneth arrow in the 1960's, the problems of adverse selection and moral hazard have gained much attention in insurance economics here.
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