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Research Program

In accordance with our commitment to the advancement of the insurance industry, IIS actively enhances the industry’s role in mitigating risk and narrowing the global protection gap with efforts centered on research and scholarship.

Shin Research Excellence Awards

A research scholarship program designed to stimulate original, theoretical research on practical industry issues.

Congratulations to the 2018 Shin Research Scholars:

Alexander Bohnert

Chair of Insurance Economics and Risk Management,
School of Business and Economics,
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Albrecht Fritzsche

Chair of Innovation and Value Creation,
School of Business and Economics,
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)

Shirley Gregor

Information Systems,
Research School of Management,
Australian National University (ANU)

Digital Agendas in the Insurance Industry: The Importance of Comprehensive Approaches

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Global Insurance Stock Review

The Global Insurance Stock review is an industry valuation and quarterly review of insurance stock performance reflecting trends in the overall stock market, broad industry factors and company specific events.

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RGA Leaders of Tomorrow Program

Stimulating unique research authored by the next generation of insurance leaders.

Congratulations to the 2018 Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Award Recipient

Patrick G. Schmid, PhD

Vice President, The Institutes' RiskBlock Alliance

The Trust Link: Movement towards a More Connected and Efficient Insurance Market with Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technology

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Research Network

A consortium of worldwide research centers active in academic or applied research in risk and insurance, the Research Network facilitates research and consultation services for the risk and insurance industry.

Activities include:
• Advisory consultations on critical industry issues
• Coordination of research projects calling for multi-center cooperation
• Interlocking research ideas to potential users
• Dissemination of key findings via the Global Insurance Forum

Research Network Members

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A content library of the industry’s prominent thought leadership.