This two-day conference is a yearly event where we bring together representatives of the finance industry, regulators and leading academic scholars on a particular topic. This year the topic is insurance economics.
The Institute for Financial Research (SIFR) is pleased to invite to this yearly event where we bring together representatives of the finance industry, regulators and leading academic scholars.
The first conference day will feature key-note presentations and discussions and is aimed primarily towards the non-academic audience. The second conference day is built around presentations of research papers with comments by invited discussants.
09.00 - 09.45 Howard Kunreuther, Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, "Insurance and Behavioral Economics"
09.45 - 10.30 Robert Merton, MIT, "The Crisis in Retirement Planning"
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee
11.00 - 12.00 Panel discussion "Insurance and Human Behavior" Howard Kunreuther, Robert Merton, Staffan Grefbäck, Alecta, Christina Lindenius, Insurance Sweden, more panelists to be added.
12.00 - 13.00 Lunch
13.00 - 13.45 Dwight Jaffee, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, "Insurance risks and Government Interventions"
13.45 - 14.30 Ralph Koijen, London Business School, "Shadow Insurance"
14.30 - 15.00 Coffee
15.00 - 15.45 Viral Acharya, Stern School of Business, New York University, "Is the Insurance Sector Systematically Important?"
15.45 - 17.00 Panel discussion, "Systemic Risk and Regulation", Viral Acharya, Ralph Koijen, Dwight Jaffee, Jens Henriksson, Folksam, more panellists to be added.
09.00 – 17.00 Presentation of research papers as presented in attachement.
There is no conference fee. Participation is limited and we suggest that you send us an e-mail as soon as possible, and no later than August 10, to ensure participation in one or both days. Please include your contact details.
The complete program.
Very much looking forward to seeing you in August