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Applied Research Solutions partners with you using a consultative approach to developing fresh insights that inform and advance your business objectives. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and experience applying research to real-world business challenges to provide actionable findings for strategic decision making.

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The competitive landscape continues to evolve, and executives have the difficult task of finding and pursuing new growth opportunities. For each engagement, we augment the findings from our specific project with additional research and benchmarking from our member benefit program to enhance our ability to deliver superior value for you.

LIMRA’s Applied Research Solutions team specializes in the life insurance, annuity, and workplace benefits sectors and caters to the unique needs of our members. The breadth and depth of our research and data, along with our unique position in the industry enables us to provide insights no one else can provide. LIMRA combines industry and research expertise that translates into a thorough understanding of your business and a practical research design and methodology approach for your needs.

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Applied Research Solutions

Custom Research Studies

Get the specific information you need to make business decisions.

Our team of research consultants will find the answers to your specific needs. We will work with you at all stages of the research project from helping you clarify the study objectives to writing the report, presenting the results and partnering with your team regarding the implications for your company.

Key Questions We Can Answer:

  • How do consumers determine the right amount of insurance to purchase?
  • How does price elasticity apply to employee benefit enrollment choices?
  • What’s your competitive positioning with your distribution partners?
  • How receptive are both consumers and advisors to your new annuity concept?

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Consortia Research Studies

Companies Collaborate on Relevant and Timely Issues for Deep Insights

Companies team with and through LIMRA to cost-effectively research hot issues. We can help you tackle the following and more:

  • Explore niche market opportunities
  • Evaluate consumer markets and market segments, attitudes, and perceptions
  • Benchmark operational and functional KPIs

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  • Future of the Variable Annuity Market
  • Demystifying the Needs of Today's Affluent Market
  • The Modern Teaming Model: Evolution and Best Practices
  • Marketing Organization Benchmark
  • Reimaging Market Segmentation
  • Digital Transformation Prioritization: Consumer Trends, Financial Professional Perspectives, and Carrier Priorities

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Talent Management

Improve talent attraction, selection, onboarding, and development

Contact Us

Lynn M. Ferris

Business Development

Work Phone: (860) 285-7849

Michelle Lorenz

Sales Director, Applied Research Solutions

Work Phone: (860) 285-7736

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