Research

Research Interests

  • Annuities and long-term care insurance

  • Asymmetric information on insurance markets

  • Financial decision making

  • Insurer solvency

Published Papers and Book Chapters

  • Pensions, annuities, and long-term care insurance: On the impact of risk screening (2020), with M. M. Boyer. Forthcoming in The Geneva Risk and Insurance Review.

  • The Early Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Household Finances in Québec (2020), with B. Achou, D. Boisclair, P. d’Astous, R. Fonseca, and P.-C. Michaud. Canadian Public Policy. https://doi.org/10.3138/cpp.2020-087

  • Annuities, long-term care insurance, and insurer solvency (2019), with B. Achou. The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice 44: 252. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41288-019-00125-x

  • An incentive-compatible experiment on probabilistic insurance and implications for an insurer’s solvency level (2018), with A. Zimmer, H. Gründl, and C. Schade. Journal of Risk and Insurance 85(1), (DOI 10.1111/jori.12148).

  • Behavioral Risk In: Investment Risk Management, H.K. Baker and G. Filbeck (Eds.), 2015, Oxford University Press; with M. Boyer and S. Ouzan.

Working Papers

  • Frames, Incentives and Information: A Study of How They Impact Claiming Behavior in Canada (with P.-C. Michaud and S. Staubli)

  • State-dependent marginal utility and the willingness to save for old age (with B. Achou, P. de Donder, M. Lee and M.-L. Leroux)

  • Pensions, Annuities, and Long-Term Care Insurance: On the Impact of Risk Signaling (with M.M. Boyer). Revising for Resubmission at Journal of Risk and Insurance.

  • Underwriter Behavior and Profitability Cycles in Insurance (with M.M. Boyer)

Conference Presentations

  • World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress 2020

  • Discussion at the Netspar Pension Workshop 2020

  • Seminar at St. John’s University 2017

  • Southern Risk and Insurance Association 2015

  • Southern Finance Association 2015

  • Seminar at the University of Bath 2013

  • European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists 2013

  • American Risk and Insurance Association 2013

  • German Insurance Science Association 2013

  • Munich Workshop on Behavioral Insurance 2012