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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 2019 Shin Research Scholars:

Alexander Braun

Adjunct Professor
Risk Management
University of St. Gallen (HSG)

Sebastian Utz

Assistant Professor of Finance
School of Finance
University of St. Gallen

JIahua Xu

Postdoctoral Researcher
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)

Are Insurance Balance Sheets Carbon-Neutral? Harnessing Asset Pricing for Climate-Change Policy

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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 2019 Leaders of Tomorrow Leadership Award Recipients

Lawrence Cheng

Managing Director, Peak Re

Ayodele Iyun

Head, Business Development, Custodian and Allied Insurance Ltd.

Carmony Wong

Senior Vice President, Head of Hong Kong and High Net Worth Markets

Lawrence Cheng - Insurance-Linked Securities in Hong Kong – Unlocking the potential

Ayodele Iyun - Driving Growth in the Insurance Personal Line Space Through Nascent Technologies (Nigeria and Africa)

Carmony Wong - Loner to Leader

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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.