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RMIR Awards

The RMIR Awards are given to the best feature and perspective articles in the Risk Management and Insurance Review

Past recipients of the RMIR Awards are:

2016

Stephanie Meyr, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Sharon Tennyson, Cornell University, "Product Ratings as a Market Reaction to Deregulation: Evidence From the German Insurance Market", RMIR, Volume 18, Issue 1, pages 77-100, 2015

2015
Lorilee Medders, Florida State University, Charles Nyce, Florida State University, J. Bradley Karl, East Carolina University, "Market Implications of Public Policy Interventions: The Case of Florida's Property Insurance Market," RMIR, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pgs. 183-214, Fall 2014
  
  
2014
Gaobo Pang, Towers Watson, Mark Warshawsky, American Enterprise Institute “Comparing Costs and Risks of Retirement Plans for Sponsors”, RMIR, 2013, Vol. 16, No. 2, 195-217
  
  
2013
Best Feature Award:
William G. Johnson, Arizona State University, Richard J. Butler, Brigham Young University, Marjorie L. Baldwin, Arizona State University, Pierre Cote, Toronto Western Hospital "Disability Risk Management and Post injury Employment of Workers with Back Pain", Risk Management and Insurance Review, 15(1): 35-55
Perspectives Award:
Martin Eling, Institute of Insurance Economics, University of St. Gallen "What Do We Know About Market Discipline in Insurance?" Risk Management and Insurance Review, 15(2): 185-224

  
  
2012
Best Feature Award:
Richard A. Derrig, OPAL Consulting LLC, Sharon Tennyson, Cornell University “The Impact of Rate Regulation on Claims Evidence from Massachusetts Automobile Insurance,” RMIR Fall 2011, V. 14 #2, pp. 173-199
Perspectives Award:
Cassandra Cole, Florida State University, David Macpherson, Trinity University, Patrick Maroney, Florida State University, Kathleen McCullough, Florida State University, James Newman, Jr., Sawgrass Mutual Insurance Co, Charles Nyce, Florida State University “The Use of Postloss Financing of Catastrophic Risk,” RMIR Fall 2011, V. 14 #2, pp. 265-298

  
  
2011
Best Feature Award:
Mary Kelly, Wilfrid Laurier University, Anne Kleffner, University of Calgary, Maureen Tomlinson, The Economical Insurance Group  “First-Party versus Third-Party Compensation for Automobile Accidents: Evidence from Canada,” RMIR Spring 2010, 13:1, pp. 21-44
Perspectives Award:
Nadine Gatzert, University of Erlangen Nurnberg The Secondary Market for Life Insurance in the United Kingdom,RMIR Fall 2010, 13:2, pp. 279-301

  
  
2010
Best Feature Award:
Kosali Simon, Cornell University, Sharon Tennyson, Cornell University, Julie Hudman, D.C. Dept. of Health Care Finance “Do State Cost Control Policies Reduce Medicaid Prescription Drug Spending?” RMIR Spring 2009, V. 12 #1, pp. 39-66
Perspectives Award:
Martin Grace, Georgia State University, Robert Klein, Georgia State University “The Perfect Storm: Hurricanes, Insurance, and Regulation,” RMIR Spring 2009, V. 12 #1, pp. 81-124

  
  
2009
Best Feature Award:
Tong Yu, University of Rhode Island, Bingxuan Lin, University of Rhode Island, Henry Oppenheimer, University of Rhode Island, Xuanjuan Chen, Kansas State University “Intangible Assets and Firm Asset Risk Taking: An Analysis of Property and Liability Insurance Firms,” RMIR, Spring 2008, V. 11 #1, pp. 157-178.

  
  
2008
Best Feature Award:
Laureen Regan “Unfair Discrimination and Homeowners Insurance Availability: An Empirical Analysis,” RMIR, Spring 2007, V. 10 #1, pp. 13-31
Perspectives Award:
Martin Eling, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Hato Schmeiser, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, Joan T. Schmit, University of Wisconsin, Madison "The Solvency II Process: Overview and Critical Analysis" RMIR, 10(1): 69-85

  
  
2007
Best Feature Award:
Steven W. Pottier, University of Georgia, David W. Sommer, St Mary’s University “Opaqueness in the Insurance Industry: Why Are Some Insurers Harder to Evaluate than Others,” RMIR, Fall 2006, 9(2): 149-163
Perspectives Award:
Mark S. Dorfman , University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Steven C. Tippins, Roosevelt University “An Examination of Alternative Approaches to Risk Management and Insurance Research,” RMIR, Spring 2006, 9(1): 63-74

  
  
2006
Best Feature Award:
Michael Hoy, University of Guelph, Michael Ruse, Florida State University “Regulating Genetic Information in Insurance Markets,” 2005, RMIR, 8(2): 211-237
Perspectives Award:
Patrick Brockett, University of Texas at Austin, Mulong Wang, University of Rhode Island, Chuanhou Yang, Gannon University “Weather Derivatives and Weather Risk Management,” 2005, RMIR, 8(1), 127-140

  
  
2005
Best Feature Award:
Hato Schmeiser, "New Risk-Based Capital Standards in the European Union: A Proposal Based on Empirical Data," Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (March 2004), pp. 41-52
Perspectives Award:
Charles McGuire, Kathleen McCullough, George Flanigan, "Exposure Triggers and Allocation Methods: Learning Lessons from Prior Court Rulings," Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 7, No. 1 (March 2004), pp. 73-88

  
  
2004
Best Feature Award:
Anat Hovav, John D'Arcy  "The Impact of Denial-of-Service Attack Announcements on the Market Value of Firms", Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Sept., 2003), pp. 97-121
Perspectives Award:
Brian Glenn "Postmodernism: The Basis of Insurance", Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Sept., 2003), pp. 131-143

  
  
2003
Best Feature Award:
Martin Grace, Robert Klein, Richard Phillips "An Economic Appraisal of Securitizing Insurance Risk via Onshore Special Purpose Vehicles", Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 4, No. 1 (2001), pp. 7-34
Perspectives Award:
Mark Dorfman, Saul Adelman "An Analysis of the Quality of Internet Life Insurance Advice", Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Sep. 2002), pp. 135-154

  
  
2000-
2001
Best Feature Award:
Richard Butler, Yijing Cui, Andrew Whitman "Insurers' Demutualization Decisions"
Perspectives Award:
Jan Ambrose, Helen Doerpinghaus "Managing Mental Health Care: Stakeholder Effects and Policy Implications"

  
  
1999-
2000
Best Feature Award:
Joan T.A. Gabel, Robert W. Klein, Nancy R. Mansfield "The Legal and Economic Evolution of Workers Compensation: Prospects for Enhancing Choice in the System"
Perspectives Award:
Larry A. Cox, Aurore J. Kamssu "Revealed Preferences of Business Students at a Major State University"

  
  
1998-
1999
Best Feature Award:
Laureen Regan "Expense Ratios Across Insurance Distribution Systems: An Analysis By Line of Business"
Perspectives Award:
Arthur M. B. Hogan "Market Power in the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry"

  
  
1997-
1998
Best Feature Award:
Kelly A. Olsen, Jack L. VanDerhei "Potential Consequences for Employers of Social Security Privatization: Public Policy Research Implications"
Perspectives Award:
Julie L. Williams, Stuart E. Feldstein, Karen E. McSweeney "Current Issues Regarding Bank Sales of Insurance and Annuity Products"
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