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Wanda Mimra: Katalogdaten im Frühjahrssemester 2016

NameFrau Prof. Dr. Wanda Mimra
LehrgebietRisiko- und Versicherungsökonomie
Adresse
Professur Risiko- u. Versich.ök.
ETH Zürich, ZUE F 1
Zürichbergstrasse 18
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
E-Mailwmimra@ethz.ch
DepartementManagement, Technologie und Ökonomie
BeziehungAssistenzprofessorin (Tenure Track)

NummerTitelECTSUmfangDozierende
363-1017-00LRisk and Insurance Economics4 KP3VW. Mimra
KurzbeschreibungThe course covers economics of risk management and insurance. Main topics are risk measures and risk management methods, supply and demand of insurance, asymmetric information in insurance markets and insurance regulation.
LernzielThe goal is to introduce students to basic concepts of risk, risk management and economics of insurance.
Inhalt- what is the rationale for risk management?
- measures of risk and methods of risk management
- demand and supply of insurance
- information problems in insurance markets: moral hazard, adverse selection, fraud
- insurance regulation
Literatur- Ray Rees and Achim Wambach (2008), The Microeconomics of Insurance, Foundations and Trends in Microeconomics: Vol. 4: No 1-2.

- Eeckhoudt/Gollier/Schlesinger (2007), Economic and Financial Decisions under Risk, Princeton University Press.

- introductory background reading: Harrington/Niehaus (2003), Risk Management and Insurance, McGraw Hill.
364-0531-00LCER-ETH Research Seminar Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen 0 KP2SL. Bretschger, A. Bommier, H. Gersbach, W. Mimra
KurzbeschreibungForschungsseminar des Center of Economic Research CER-ETH
LernzielVerständnis der aktuell führenden Forschung in der ökonomischen Theorie, insbesondere aus dem Bereich der CER-ETH Forschung.
InhaltReferate zu aktuellen Forschungsergebnissen aus den Bereichen der CER-ETH Forschung von in- und ausländischen Gastreferierenden.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesBitte spezielle Ankündigungen beachten.
364-1058-00LRisk Center Seminar Series Information Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 50
0 KP2SB. Stojadinovic, K. W. Axhausen, D. Basin, A. Bommier, L.‑E. Cederman, P. Embrechts, H. Gersbach, H. R. Heinimann, D. Helbing, H. J. Herrmann, W. Mimra, G. Sansavini, F. Schweitzer, D. Sornette, B. Sudret, U. A. Weidmann
KurzbeschreibungThis course is a mixture between a seminar primarily for PhD and postdoc students and a colloquium involving invited speakers. It consists of presentations and subsequent discussions in the area of modeling and governing complex socio-economic systems, and managing risks and crises. Students and other guests are welcome.
LernzielParticipants should learn to get an overview of the state of the art in the field, to present it in a well understandable way to an interdisciplinary scientific audience, to develop novel mathematical models and approaches for open problems, to analyze them with computers or other means, and to defend their results in response to critical questions. In essence, participants should improve their scientific skills and learn to work scientifically on an internationally competitive level.
InhaltThis course is a mixture between a seminar primarily for PhD and postdoc students and a colloquium involving invited speakers. It consists of presentations and subsequent discussions in the area of modeling complex socio-economic systems and crises. For details of the program see the webpage of the seminar. Students and other guests are welcome.
SkriptThere is no script, but the sessions will be recorded and be made available. Transparencies of the presentations may be put on the course webpage.
LiteraturLiterature will be provided by the speakers in their respective presentations.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesParticipants should have relatively good scientific, in particular mathematical skills and some experience of how scientific work is performed.