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2017 Shin Research Excellence Award winners
The 2017 Shin Research Excellence Award winners, Thomas Holzheu and Ginger Turner of Swiss Re, receive the award at the IIS Global Insurance Forum.

The Geneva's Association's Ernst Meyer Prize

The Geneva Association awards the prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize annually for university research work  in the form of a doctoral thesis which makes a significant and original contribution to the study of risk and insurance economics. The Judging Committee for the Ernst-Meyer Prize comprises Dr Christophe Courbage, Prof. Andreas Richter, and Prof. Richard Watt.

Ernst Meyer Prize 2017 - Call for Applications

Full list of Ernst Meyer Prize Winners

 

Geneva Association/IIS Research Partnership—Shin Research Excellence Award

The Geneva Association and the International Insurance Society (IIS) jointly offer the Shin Research Excellence Award, designed to foster original applied research in the insurance area addressing issues of concern to global insurance leaders by examining subjects which directly influence business operations and operational business issues on a practical level.

Full list of Shin Research Excellence Award Winners

 

Research Grants 

Each year, The Geneva Association awards one research grant for submissions—usually doctoral theses carried out in the field of risk and insurance economics.

The grant is worth CHF 10,000 and covers a period of 10 months. The grant is intended to support research on a specific theme, whether this is in the form of a thesis leading to a doctoral degree or a research paper on that specific theme.

2018 Research Grant: Big Data in Insurance - Call for Applications

 

SCOR–EGRIE Young Economist Best Paper Award

This prize was created by SCOR, the Institut d’Economie Industrielle (IDEI) and the University of Paris-Dauphine to honour the best paper presented by a young economist at EGRIE’s annual seminar. The amount offered to the laureate of the award is €2,000. This award is organised under the supervision of the chair “Risk Markets and Value Creation” at IDEI and Dauphine University, which is sponsored by SCOR and the Fondation du Risque.

The selection committee is composed of five people representing the following institutions: EGRIE, SCOR, Fondation du Risque, Dauphine University and IDEI.

The 2017 award was presented to Sebastian Ebert for his article titled “Decision Making When Things Are Only a Matter of Time”.

 

SCOR–Geneva Risk and Insurance Review Best Paper Award

SCOR, the Institut d’Economie Industrielle (IDEI), and The University of Paris-Dauphine created the SCOR-GRIR Award to distinguish the best paper of the year published in The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review. The amount offered to the laureate of the award is €1,000. This award is organised under the supervision of the chair “Risk Markets and Value Creation” at IDEI and Dauphine University, which is sponsored by SCOR and the Fondation du Risque.

The selection committee, composed of the editors and associate editors of The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, chooses and rewards the best paper published the previous year.

The 2017 award was presented to Michel Denuit, Louis Eeckhoudt, Liqun Liu and Jack Meyer for their article titled “Tradeoffs for Downside Risk-Averse Decision-Makers and the Self-Protection Decision”.