Event Archive: WS 2014

Longevity Risk

April 10, 2014 - April 11, 2014

Georgia State University

Download Program Longevity risk is the risk that realized future aggregate mortality trends exceed current assumptions. The concept first emerged in the mid 2000’s. It was triggered in part by the deterioration of funding levels of defined benefit pens… more »

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Corporate Control Mechanisms and Risk

April 4, 2014 - April 5, 2014

Aderhold Learning Center Room 5

Download Program Shareholders face risks to their wealth associated with agency problems that arise from both actions and inactions of corporate managers. Internal and external corporate control mechanisms can mitigate these risks. Increasingly, howeve… more »

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CEAR / rCITI Workshop – Risk in Transport Systems

March 20, 2014 - March 21, 2014

University of New South Wales

Download Program The purpose of this workshop is to bring together transportation engineers working on risk, transportation economists, and experimental economists working on transportation risk. It is not meant as a large conference on every aspect of… more »

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Field Experiments, Risk, and Uncertainty in Development

February 3, 2014 - February 7, 2014

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Download Program The Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) at Georgia State University and the Research Unit in Behavioural Economics and Neuroeconomics (RUBEN) at the University of Cape Town will be jointly hosting a five day training worksh… more »

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The Economics of Gambling – 2014

January 27, 2014 - January 29, 2014

School of Economics

Download Program Gambling behavior incorporates a range of attitudes towards risk, and perceptions of risk. It fundamentally challenges the methodologies of several traditional academic disciplines, particularly in its manifestations as ‘problem’ or ‘a… more »

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