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Research award for Prof. Dr. John Jaspersen
The Professor of Behavioral Risk Management and Insurance receives the Early Career Achievement Award for his outstanding achievements in the field of risk management and insurance science.
New Publication in the Journal of Risk and Insurance
The paper "Mitigating moral hazard with usage-based insurance" by Julia Holzapfel, Richard Peter, and Andreas Richter was published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance.
CEAR/MRIC Behavioral Insurance Workshop 2022
On December 12-13, 2022, the MRIC hosted the annual CEAR/MRIC Behavioral Insurance Workshop at the LMU Munich.
New MRIC Program Coordinator: Dr. Johannes Maier
The Munich Risk and Insurance Center (MRIC) is pleased to announce Dr. Johannes Maier as our new program coordinator.
Julia Holzapfel wins SCOR – EGRIE Young Economist Best Paper Award
The SCOR – EGRIE Young Economist Best Paper Award honors the best paper presented by a young economist (under 40 years of age) at the annual seminar of the European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists (EGRIE).
Dr. Tobias Huber wins Ernst Meyer Prize 2021
Every year, the Geneva Association: the International Association for the study of insurance economics, awards the prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize for university research work, usually in the form of a doctoral thesis.
Dr. Lu Li wins the award of the university society for outstanding PhD achievements 2020
The award of the Munich University Society (Münchener Universitätsgesellschaft) honors outstanding research achievements by young researchers and academic staff who develop and implement innovative educational concepts.
MRIC alumnus Richard Peter has been named winner of this year’s Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award by the American Risk and Insurance Association!
We congratulate Richard Peter, MRIC alumnus, on being named the winner of the ARIA 2020 Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award!
Dr. Lu Li wins Ernst Meyer Prize 2020
Dr. Lu Li (Institute for Risk Management and Insurance) has been awarded the Ernst Meyer Prize 2020 for her doctoral thesis “Essays on Information, Risk Preferences and Risk Management”.
Dr. Thomas Wilson has been named Honorary Professor
Great news from our lecturer! Dr. Thomas Wilson (Chief Risk Officer at Allianz SE) has been named Honorary Professor of "Applied Risk Management and Insurance" at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich.
Book on behavioral economics in the insurance industry published
The authors Andreas Richter, Jochen Ruß and Stefan Schelling present approaches from behavioral economics and show their relevance for the insurance industry.
Textbook on risk and insurance published
The authors Walter Karten, Martin Nell, Andreas Richter and Jörg Schiller present the fundamentals of managing risks in private insurance markets.
Dr. Johannes Jaspersen appointed assistant professor
We are happy to announce that Dr. Johannes Jaspersen was appointed assistant professor for behavioral decision-making and insurance.
Dr. Richard Peter wins Ernst Meyer Prize 2013
Dr. Richard Peter wins the Geneva Association’s prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize for outstanding doctoral thesis.