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2015 Volume 38

Braun, Alexander, Hato Schmeiser, and Florian  Schreiber. “Solvency II’s Market Risk Standard Formula: How credible is the proclaimed ruin probability?”  pdf

Ming, Helmut Grundl, and Sebastian Schlutter. “Is the Risk-based Mechanism Always Better? The risk-shifting behavior of insurers under different insurance guarantee schemes.” pdf

Niedrig, Tobias. “Optimal Asset Allocation for interconnected Life Insurers in the Low Interest Rate Environment under Solvency Regulation.” pdf

Michael M., and David L. Eckles. “An Empirical Investigation of the effect of growth on Loss Reserve Errors."  pdf 

Fier, Stephen G., and James M. Carson. “Catastrophes and the demand for Life Insurance.”  pdf

Emmanuel, Pierre Le Moine, Alain Monfort, and Eric Ratiarison . “Evaluating Reserve Risk in a Regulatory Perspective.”   pdf

Miller, Steven, and Tina Yang. "Board Leadership Structure of Publicly-Traded Insurance Companies."  pdf

2014 Volume 37


Chen, Lih Ru and Michael J. McNamara (2014) “An Examination of the Relative Efficiency of Fraternal Insurers” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(1): 1-31. pdf

Bouriaux, Sylvie and Michael J. Tomas III (2014) “Why Do Insurance‐Linked Exchange‐Traded Derivatives Fail?” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(1): 32-58. pdf

Wang, Yuling and James M. Carson (2014) “Rating Drift in Property‐Liability Insurer Rating Transitions” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(1): 59-76. pdf

Wells, Brenda (2014) “Marijuana Legalization: Implications for Property/Casualty Insurance” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(1): 77-92. pdf

Adamson, Stanley R., David L. Eckles, and K. Stephen Haggard (2014) “Insurer Opacity and Ownership Structure” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(2): 93-134. pdf

Zweifel, Peter (2014) “Solvency Regulation of Insurers: A Regulatory Failure?” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(2): 135-157. pdf

Outreville, J. François (2014) “Risk Aversion, Risk Behavior, and Demand for Insurance: A Survey” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(2): 158-186. pdf

Ma, Yu‐Luen  and Ping Wang (2014) “Executive Compensation and Risk Taking in the Property and Liability Insurance Industry” Journal of Insurance Issues 37(2): 187-212. pdf




2013 Volume 36

Fier, Stephen G., and Andre P. Liebenberg (2013) “Market Reaction to Potential Federal Regulation in the Insurance Industry” Journal of Insurance Issues 36(1): 1-34. pdf

David Russell, Stephen G. Fier, James M. Carson and Randy E. Dumm (2013) “An Empirical Analysis of Life Insurance Policy Surrender Activity” Journal of Insurance Issues 36(1): 35-57. pdf

Wang, Ping (2013) “Risk Modeling of Multi‐year, Multi‐line Reinsurance Using Copulas” Journal of Insurance Issues 36(1): 58-81. pdf 

Lesch, William C. and Brent R. Baker (2013) “Balancing the Insurance Equation: Understanding the Climate for Managing Consumer Insurance Fraud and Abuse” Journal of Insurance Issues 36(1): 82-119. pdf

Chen, Leon, David L. Eckles, and Steven W. Pottier (2013) “Ownership Form and Efficiency: The Coexistence of Stock and Mutual Life Insurers” Journal of Insurance Issues 36(2):121-148. pdf

Mao, Hong, Krzysztof M. Ostaszewski, James M. Carson, and Yuling Wang (2013) “Pricing of Deposit Insurance Considering Investment, Deductibles, and Policy Limit" Journal of Insurance Issues 36(2):149-174. pdf

Chang, Mu-Sheng (2013) "Characteristics of Self‐Insurers for Workers’ Compensation Losses: Evidence from Manufacturers in Pennsylvania" Journal of Insurance Issues 36(2):175-193. pdf
Schoder, Johannes, Peter Zweifel, and Patrick Eugster (2013) “Insurers, Consumers, and Correlated Risks” Journal of Insurance Issues 36(2):194-222. pdf


2012 Volume 35
Cheng, Jiang, and Mary A. Weiss (2012) "Capital Structure in the Property-Liability Insurance Industry: Tests of the Tradeoff and Pecking Order Theories" Journal of Insurance Issues 35(1): 1-43. pdf

Kerr, Dana A. (2012) “Exploring the Role of Pseudodeductibles in Auto Insurance Claims Reporting” Journal of Insurance Issues 35(1): 44-72.  pdf
McShane, Michael K., Tao Zhang, and Larry A. Cox (2012) “Risk Allocation across the Enterprise: Evidence from the Insurance Industry” Journal of Insurance Issues 35(1): 73-99.  pdf

Guttery, Randall S., Enya (Min) He, and Stephen Poe (2012) "Stranger-Originated Life Insurance (STOLI): Controversy and Proposal for Market-Based Solutions,” Journal of Insurance Issues 35(1): 100-117. pdf

Karagyozova, Tsvetanka, and Peter Siegelman (2012) “Can Propitious Selection Stabilize Insurance Markets?” 35(2): 121-158. pdf

MacMinn, Richard, Yayuan Ren, and Li‐Ming Han (2012) “Directors, Directors and Officers Insurance, and Corporate Governance” 35(2): 159-179.  pdf

Cotei, Carmen, Joseph Farhat, and Mercedes Miranda (2012) “The Information and Wealth Effects of Earnings Surprises in the U.S. Insurance Industry” 35(2): 180-209. pdf

Scordis, Nicos A.  and Petra Steinorth (2012) “Value from Hedging Risk with Reinsurance” 35(2): 210-231. pdf

2011 Volume 34

Mao, Hong, Krzystof M. Ostraszewski and Yuling Wang, 2011, "Deciding Whether a Life Insurance Contract Should Be Reinstated," Journal of Insurance Issues, 34(1): 1-17.

Eckles, David L., and Steven W. Pottier, 2011, "Is Efficiency an Important Determinant of A.M. Best Property-Liability Insurer Financial Strength Ratings?" Journal of Insurance Issues, 34(1): 18-33.

Berry-Stolzle, Thomas R., Hendrik Klaver and Shen Qui, 2011, "How Does the Liability Structure Affect Incentives to Invest in Hedge Funds? The Case of With-Profit Life Insurance." Journal of Insurance Issues, 34(1): 34-67.

McNamara, Michael J., 2011, "Index Number 3: Journal of Insurance Issues Vol. XXI-XXXIII (1998-2010)." Journal of Insurance Issues, 34(1): 68-97.

MacMinn, Richard, and Yayuan Ren, 2011, "Mutual versus Stock Insurers: A Synthesis of the Theoretical and Empirical Research," 34(2): 101-111.

Kerr, Dana A., and Bert J. Smoluk, 2011, "Maroeconomic Influences on Social Security Disability Insurance Application Rates," Journal of Insurance Issues, 34(2): 112-150.

Eckles, David L., and Brian F. Schaffner, 2011, "Priming Risk: The Accessibility of Uncertainty in Public Policy Decision Making," Journal of Insurance Issues, 34(2): 151-171.

Asai, Yoshihiro, and Mahito Okura, 2011, "How Do Cost and Regulation Change Loss Control Activities and Insurers' Monitoring?" Journal of Insurance Issues, 34(2): 172-188.

2010 Volume 33

Liebenberg, Andre P. Lee Colquitt, and Harris Hollans, 2010, "The Determinants and Potential Effects of Life Insurer Mortgage Backed Securities Exposure," Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(1): 1-30.

Cole, Cassandra R., David A. Macpherson, and Kalthleen A. McCullough, 2010, “A Comparison of Hurricane Loss Models,” Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(1): 31-53.

Carayannopolos, Peter, Mary Kelly and Si Li, 2010, "The Impact of the 2003 Regulatory Reform in the Canadian Property-Casualty Insurance Industry on Insurers' Surplus Levels," Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(1): 54-84.

Yanase, Noriyoshi, and Yukihiro Yasuda, 2010, "The impact of the September 11 Terrorist Attack on the Global Insurance Markets: Evidence from the Japanese Property-Casualty Insurance Industry," Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(1): 85-107.

Cole, Cassandra R., David W. Sommer, 2010, “Insider Ownership and Pension Funding: An Empirical Analysis,” Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(2): 111-131.

Gangopadhyay, Partha, Joseph D. Haley and Li Zhang, 2010, "An Examination of Share Price Behavior Surrounding the 2005 Hurricanes Katrina and Rita,” Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(2): 132-151.

Lei, Yu, and Joan T. Schmidt, 2010, “Influences of Organizational Structure and Diversification on Medical Malpractice Insurer Performance," Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(2): 152-177.

Sendova, Kristina P., and Yanyan Zheng, 2010, “Interest-Bearing Surlus Model with Liquid Reserves, Journal of Insurance Issues, 33(2): 178-196.

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