Richard J. Zeckhauser
Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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Martha Samuelson, Bruce Stangle
Ph.D., economics, Harvard University
Summary of Experience:
Professor Zeckhauser is a leading expert in the economics of insurance markets. He frequently speaks to insurance groups, and in 1995, delivered the prestigious Annual Geneva Lecture entitled "Insurance and Catastrophes" to the Geneva Association of European Insurance Executives. He has authored more than 150 articles, two books and eight edited books, and holds editorial positions with numerous publications, including the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty; the Journal of Risk and Insurance; and Risk, Decision and Policy. He is also on the Editorial Advisory Boards of Insurance Studies for the Huebner Foundation, and the Insurance Information Institute Press. In addition, Professor Zeckhauser is an expert in analyzing the impact of individual risk preferences on financial decision making.