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The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review is the official journal of EGRIE.

Overview

EGRIE awards three prizes at the annual meeting:

  • SCOR-EGRIE Young Economist Best Paper Award
  • SCOR-Geneva Risk and Insurance Review Best Paper Award
  • The Harris Schlesinger Prize for Research Excellence

Below you find further information on the respective awards and previous award winners.

 

SCOR-EGRIE Young Economist Best Paper Award

 

Description

SCOR, the Institut d’Economie Industrielle (IDEI), and The University of Paris-Dauphine are happy to announce the creation of the SCOR/EGRIE Award for the best paper presented by a young economist at the annual seminar of the European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists (EGRIE).  

The amount offered to the laureate of the award is 2,000 Euros. This award is organised under the supervision of the Chair “Risk Markets and Value creation” at IDEI and Dauphine University, sponsored by SCOR and the Fondation du Risque. 

The selection committee is composed of five people representing the following institutions: EGRIE, SCOR, Fondation du Risque, Dauphine and IDEI.

 

Rules

  • To be eligible, the author and all the co-authors have to be under 40.
  • The Scientific Committee of the seminar nominates 3 papers among those selected for presentation at the conference.
  • Upon reception of the final version of the three nominated papers (no later than August 20), the selection committee will choose the award winning one.
  • The SCOR/EGRIE Award will be announced and given during an official ceremony at the EGRIE seminar.

 

AWARD WINNERS

 

Year Award Winner(s) Title Other Nominees
2019 Lu Li Opening up the black box: The impact of technological transparency on self-protection
  • Tim Boonen and Mario Ghossoub
  • Anastasios Dosis
2018 Wanda Mimra, Janina Nemitz, and Christian Waibel Voluntary Pooling of Genetic Risk: A Health Insurance Experiment
  • Johannes Jaspersen, Richard Peter and Marc Ragin
  • Yehuda Levy and André Veiga
2017 Sebastian Ebert Decision making when things are only a matter of time
  • Carole Bernard and Thorsten Moening
  • Christian Kubitza
2016 Maria Efthymiou and Andreas Milidonis Does Limited Attention Affect Institutional Trading?
  • Semir Ben Ammar, Alexander Braun and Martin Eling
  • Christian Hilpert
2015 Svenja Hector Extending the Ramsey Equation further: Discounting under Mutually Utility Independent and Recursive Preferences
  • Ola Mahmoud
  • Sebastian Schlütter
2014 Nadine Gatzert, Sebastian Pokutta, and Nikolai Vogl

Convergence of Capital and Insurance Markets: Consistent Pricing of Indexed-Linked Catastrophic Loss Instruments

  • Katarzyna Werner
  • Muhammed Altuntas, Thomas Berry-Stölzle and Sabine Wende
2013 Sebastian Ebert and Philipp Strack Until the Bitter End: On Prospect Theory in a Dynamic Context
  • Daniel Bauer, Enrico Biffis and Luz Rocio Sotomayor
  • Nadine Gatzert and Michael Martin
2012 Andreas Milidonis Compensation Incentives of Credit Ratings Agencies and Predictability of Changes in Bond Ratings and Financial Strength Ratings
  • Robert Kremslehner
  • Annette Hofmann and Richard Peter
2011 Carole Bernard and Steven Vanduffel Financial Bounds for Insurance Claims
  • Johannes Maier and Maximilian Rüger
  • AJ Allen Bostian and Christoph Heinzel
2010 Sara Arvidsson Does Private Information Affect the Insurance Risk? Evidence from the Automobile Insurance Market
  • Damir Filipovic, Robert Kremslehner and Alexander Muermann
  • Thomas Post and Katja Hanewald
2009 Julien Hardelin and Sabine Lemoyne de Forges Price Competition and Capital Choice of Risk Averse Firms: Application to the Insurance Industry
  • David Crainich   
  • Robert Kremslehner and Alexander Mürmann     
2008 Joerg Schiller Matching and Risk Classification in Insurance Markets with Intermediation
  • Gudrun Hoermann, Nadine Gatzert and Hato Schmeiser    
  • Paolo Zanghieri

 

 

SCOR-Geneva Risk and Insurance Review Best Paper Award

 

Description

SCOR, the Institut d’Economie Industrielle (IDEI), and The University of Paris-Dauphine are happy to announce the creation of the SCOR/IDEI Award for the best paper of the year published in The Geneva Risk and insurance Review. 

The amount offered to the laureate of the award is 1,000 Euros. This award is organised under the supervision of the Chair “Risk Markets and Value creation” at IDEI and Dauphine University, sponsored by SCOR and the Fondation du Risque. 

The selection committee, composed of the editors and associate editors of the Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, will choose and reward the best paper published the previous year. 
The SCOR/Geneva Risk and Insurance Review award will be announced during an official ceremony at the EGRIE seminar.

 

AWARD WINNERS

 

Year Award Winner(s) Title
2019

Miles Kimball and Christian Gollier

New methods in the classical economics of uncertainty: Comparing risks
2018

Justina Klimaviciute

Long-Term Care Insurance and Intra-family Moral Hazard: Fixed vs Proportional Insurance Benefits
2017

Michel Denuit, Louis Eeckhoudt, Jack Meyer, and Liqun Liu

Tradeoffs for Downside Risk-Averse Decision-Makers and the Self-Protection Decision

2016

Vickie Bajtelsmit and Paul Thistle

Liability, Insurance and the Incentive to Obtain Information about Risk
2015

Georges Dionne and Casey Rothschild

Economic Effects of Risk Classification Bans
2014

Pierre Picard and Jean Pinquet

Optimal Risk Financing in Large Corporations through Insurance Captives
2013

Henry Chiu

Risk Aversion, Downside Risk Aversion and Paying for Stochastic Improvements
2012

Christian Gollier

On the Underestimation of the Precautionary Effect in Discounting
2011

Sharon Tennyson

Incentive Effects of Community Rating in Insurance Markets: Evidence from Massachusetts Automobile Insurance
2010

John Quiggin and Robert G Chambers

Bargaining Power and Efficiency in Insurance Contracts
2009

Keith Crocker and Arthur Snow

Background Risk and the Performance of Insurance Markets under Adverse Selection
2008

Markus Glaser and Martin Weber

Overconfidence and Trading Volume


The Harris Schlesinger Prize for Research Excellence

 

Description

This Prize is dedicated to the memory of Harris Schlesinger, a founding Editor of the Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Theory (now the Geneva Risk and Insurance Review) and a past President and avid supporter of the European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists.  The Harris Schlesinger Prize for Research Excellence is to be awarded to an outstanding article published in the Geneva Risk and Insurance Review during the previous ten years.  The amount offered to the laureate of the award is 2000 Euros.

 

Rules

  • To be eligible, the article must have appeared in the Geneva Risk and Insurance Review during the previous ten years.
  • A Selection Committee will determine the article to be awarded the Prize.The Committee will be appointed by the Editors of the Geneva Risk and Insurance Review.The Committee will be composed of four members, each with a two-year term.Each year, two of the members will rotate off the Committee, to be replaced by two new members.
  • The recipient of the Prize will be announced at the annual meeting of the European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists.

 

AWARD WINNERS

 

Year Award Winner(s) Title
2019

Michel Denuit, Louis Eeckhoudt, Jack Meyer, and Liqun Liu

Tradeoffs for Downside Risk-Averse Decision-Makers and the Self-Protection Decision