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Welcome to the homepage of the Professorship for Behavioral Risk Management and Insurance. Johannes Jaspersen and his team focus both reasearch and teaching on behavioral aspects of decisions under risk and uncertainty in general, and on insurance markets in particular. The aim is to gain insights into people’s decision-making, to explain it theoretically, and to apply the gained insights to decisions in insurance markets. more

Find out about our research project on temporal aspects of risk management and insurance funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). more

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    21.10.2021 – 30.06.2022

    New Publication on Judgment Aggregation

    A new paper by Johannes Jaspersen on how convex combinations of sophisticated and naïve weights outperform the simple average when judgments are aggregated got accepted for publication in the European Journal of Operational Research (picture: the author under CC BY). more

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    22.04.2021 at 14:00  – 31.12.2021 at 00:00 

    New Publication on the Derminants of Insurance Demand

    A new paper by Johannes Jaspersen, Marc Ragin and Justin Sydnor on the value of risk preference measures to predict the demand for insurance got accepted for publication in the Journal of Risk and Insurance (pictures: the authors). more

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    15.03.2021 at 09:45  – 30.11.2021 at 00:00 

    New Publication on Extreme Cancellation Rates

    A new paper by Francesca Biagini, Tobias Huber, Johannes Jaspersen and Andrea Mazzon on how to estimate the probability distribution of a mass lapse event in life insurance got accepted for publication in the Journal of Risk and Insurance (picture: Wiley under creative commons). more

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