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The Foundation is the only non-profit research body directed solely to studying issues impacting the commercial insurance brokerage industry. The mission of the Foundation’s research arm is to produce actionable, forward-thinking business intelligence on emerging topics and/or to deepen understanding of current topics to aid the broker community in strategic decision-making. The Foundation partners with external experts to produce relevant business information and analyses.


Over the years, the Foundation has funded a variety of publications that have explored different opportunities and challenges impacting the brokerage business and its operations.

  • The New Normal? It’s All Different. (2016)
    • Our first dive into design-build employee benefits reveals just how versatile brokers need to be. Research and analysis by Leavitt Partners.
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  • Insurance Producer Licensing from NARAB to Now: The Promise, Progress and Failures (2014)
  • It’s All About Risk: The High-Stakes World of Commercial Insurance (2009) 


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