Event Archive: WS 2010

6th International Microinsurance Conference 2010

November 9, 2010 - November 11, 2010

Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines

The 6th International Microinsurance Conference that took place in Manila, Philippines, from 9–11 November 2010. The Conference was hosted by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network and supported by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internation… more »

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Risk Perception and Subjective Beliefs

October 27, 2010 - October 28, 2010

CEAR

Download Program This workshop will examine theory and evidence on where subjective risk perceptions come from, how they response to “news,” and how they are normatively used in policy settings. Topics will include the theory of subjective beliefs (are… more »

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Risk Perception and Subjective Beliefs

October 27, 2010 - October 28, 2010

Georgia State University

Download Program This workshop will examine theory and evidence on where subjective risk perceptions come from, how they response to “news,” and how they are normatively used in policy settings. Topics will include the theory of subjective beliefs (are… more »

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Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory (FUR) Conference XIV

June 15, 2010 - June 18, 2010

Newcastle University

Glenn Harrison, Morten Lau and Daniel Read organized the Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory (FUR) Conference in 2010, in Newcastle, England. The first FUR conference was held in Oslo in 1982 and was founded by Maurice All… more »

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Insurance for the Poor

June 15, 2010 - June 18, 2010

GSU Buckhead Center

Download Program This workshop will consider the manner in which theory and empirical evidence can inform the debate over the structure and evaluation of microinsurance schemes in developing countries, as well as insurance products for poor people in d… more »

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Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory (FUR) Conference XIV

June 15, 2010 - June 18, 2010

GSU Buckhead Center

Glenn Harrison, Morten Lau and Daniel Read organized the Foundations and Applications of Utility, Risk and Decision Theory (FUR) Conference in 2010, in Newcastle, England. The first FUR conference was held in Oslo in 1982 and was founded by Maurice All… more »

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Attitudes Towards Risk, Uncertainty and Ambiguity: Theory, Experimental Design and Econometrics

May 5, 2010 - May 6, 2010

GSU Buckhead Center

Download Program When it comes to choice under risk, uncertainty and ambiguity, there is a growing appreciation that neither theory, econometrics nor experimental design can live without each other. Theory and econometrics must respect the limits of su… more »

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The Importance of Industry Links in Merger Waves

February 5, 2010 - February 5, 2010

CEAR

RCB 1200 – from 2:00 – 3:30 Download Paper Prior research finds that economic shocks lead to merger waves within an industry. However, industries do not exist in isolation. In this paper, we argue that both intra- and inter-industry merger waves are dri… more »

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Attitudes Towards Risk, Uncertainty and Ambiguity: Theory, Experimental Design and Econometrics

- June 5, 2010

GSU Buckhead Center

May 5, 2010 – June 5, 2010 Download Program When it comes to choice under risk, uncertainty and ambiguity, there is a growing appreciation that neither theory, econometrics nor experimental design can live without each other. Theory and econometrics mu… more »

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