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Workplace:School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2016

  1. Expected Worth for 2 × 2 Matrix Games with Variable Grid Sizes
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University (2016) Downloads
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University (2016) Downloads

2005

  1. A Note on a "Square-Root Rule" for Reinsurance
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads

2003

  1. Market Bubbles and Wasteful Avoidance: Tax and Regulatory Constraints on Short Sales
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads
    Also in Yale School of Management Working Papers, Yale School of Management (2003) Downloads

1999

  1. Toward a Theory of Reinsurance and Retrocession
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Insurance: Mathematics and Economics (2001)

1994

  1. Insurance Market Games: Scale Effects and Public Policy
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economics (1998)

Journal Articles

2015

  1. Paradox-Proof Utility Functions for Heavy-Tailed Payoffs: Two Instructive Two-Envelope Problems
    Risks, 2015, 3, (1), 1-9 Downloads

2014

  1. The Relationship Between Regulatory Pressure and Insurer Risk Taking
    Journal of Risk & Insurance, 2014, 81, (2), 271-301 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Insurance Risk, Risk Measures, and Capital Allocation: Navigating a Copernican Shift
    Annual Review of Financial Economics, 2013, 5, (1), 201-223 Downloads

2012

  1. A risk-based risk finance paradigm
    Journal of Financial Transformation, 2012, 35, 173-178

2010

  1. Diversification, hedging, and “pacification”
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2010, 11, (5), 441-445 Downloads
  2. Infinite-mean losses: insurance's “dread disease”
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2010, 11, (2), 125-128 Downloads
  3. Presbyter takes Knight
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2010, 11, (1), 5-8 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Uncertainty principles in risk finance
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2010, 11, (3), 245-248 Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Where ignorance is bliss: the “dark corner” of risk classification
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2010, 11, (4), 353-357 Downloads

2009

  1. Adverse selection or advantageous selection? Risk and underwriting in China's health-insurance market
    Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2009, 44, (3), 505-510 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Constant-sum sampling: an apology for statistics' “original sin”
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2009, 10, (4), 317-320 Downloads
  3. Insurance regulation in America – playing out of its league
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2009, 10, (1), 5-6 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Life‐insurance Efficiency in China: A Comparison of Foreign and Domestic Firms
    China & World Economy, 2009, 17, (6), 43-63 Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Rethinking risk and return: Part 1 – novel norms for non-normality?
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2009, 10, (2), 101-106 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Rethinking risk and return: part 2 – some felicitous Fourier frequencies
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2009, 10, (3), 205-209 Downloads View citations (3)
  7. Risk and Return Measures for a Non-Gaussian World
    Journal of Financial Transformation, 2009, 25, 51-54
  8. The valuation of contingent capital with catastrophe risks
    Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2009, 45, (1), 65-73 Downloads View citations (14)

2008

  1. Combining information about … combining information
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2008, 9, (5), 417-421 Downloads
  2. Lanchester resurgent? The mathematics of terrorism risk
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2008, 9, (3), 225-231 Downloads
  3. Social Stability and Catastrophe Risk: Lessons From the Stag Hunt
    Journal of Theoretical Politics, 2008, 20, (4), 477-497 Downloads View citations (2)
  4. The nature of randomness: Part 1 – Knowable or unknowable?
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2008, 9, (1), 5-8 Downloads
  5. The nature of randomness: Part 2 – Cognitive constraints
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2008, 9, (2), 101-105 Downloads
  6. The sequential sawyer – a tale of frequentist fright
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2008, 9, (4), 313-316 Downloads

2007

  1. Human mortality: written in the stars?
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2007, 8, (1), 5-10 Downloads
  2. Intuition and surprise
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2007, 8, (5), 429-433 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Sharing responsibility: what they didn't teach you in kindergarten
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2007, 8, (2), 93-96 Downloads
  4. Thoughts on the “scientific method”: part 1 – ignorance through inconsistency
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2007, 8, (3), 209-213 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Thoughts on the “scientific method”: part 2 – frequentist fecklessness
    Journal of Risk Finance, 2007, 8, (4), 325-329 Downloads View citations (1)

2003

  1. Of happy and hapless regulators: the asymptotics of ruin
    Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2003, 32, (2), 317-330 Downloads View citations (3)

2001

  1. EDITOR'S INTRODUCTION: AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE: THE “MODAL” PROPERTY‐LIABILITY LINE
    Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2001, 4, (1), 35-38 Downloads
  2. Toward a theory of reinsurance and retrocession
    Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 2001, 29, (2), 271-290 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. WHAT IS “INSURANCE”? LESSONS FROM THE CAPTIVE INSURANCE TAX CONTROVERSY
    Risk Management and Insurance Review, 1999, 2, (2), 72-80 Downloads View citations (3)

1998

  1. Insurance Premium Taxes: a Lump-Sum Proposal
    Public Finance Review, 1998, 26, (1), 53-66 Downloads
  2. Insurance market games: Scale effects and public policy
    Journal of Economics, 1998, 67, (2), 109-134 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (1994)
  3. On the tradeoff between the law of large numbers and oligopoly in insurance
    Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 1998, 23, (2), 141-156 Downloads View citations (8)

1995

  1. A theory of risk, return and solvency
    Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 1995, 17, (2), 101-118 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Captive Insurance Tax Policy: Resolving a Global Problem
    The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, 1995, 20, (2), 197-229 Downloads

Editor

  1. Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance
    De Gruyter
 
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