Selected Publications

  • Wang, Yuling, Carson, James M., . “Rating Drift in Property-Liability Insurer Rating Transitions”. Journal of Insurance Issues, 37 (1): 59–76.
  • Eckles, D. L., Hoyt, R. E., Miller, S. M., . “The Impact of Enterprise Risk Management on the Marginal Cost of Reducing Risk: Evidence from the Insurance Industry”. Journal of Banking and Finance, 43: 247–261.
  • Fodor, Andy, Doran, James S., Carson, James M., Kirch, David P., . “On the Demand for Portfolio Insurance”. Risk Management and Insurance Review, 16: 167–193.
  • Russell, David, Fier, Stephen G., Carson, James M., Dumm, Randy E., . “An Empirical Analysis of Life Insurance Policy Surrender Activity”. Journal of Insurance Issues, 36 (1): 35–57.
  • Mao, Hong, Ostaszewski, Krzysztof, Carson, James M., Wang, Yuling, . “Pricing of Deposit Insurance Considering Investment, Deductibles, and Policy Limit”. Journal of Insurance Issues, 36 (2): 149–174.
  • Mao, Hong, Carson, James M., Ostaszewski, Krzysztof, Zhongkai, Wen, . “Optimal Decision on Dynamic Insurance Price and Investment Portfolio of an Insurer”. Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, 52: 359–369.
  • Berry-Stölzle, Thomas R., Hoyt, Robert E., Wende, Sabine, . “Capital Market Development, Competition, Property Rights, and the Value of Insurer Product-Line Diversification: A Cross-Country Analysis”. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 80 (2): 423–459.
  • Carson, James M., McCullough, Kathleen A., Pooser, David, . “Whether to Invest in Mitigation Measures: Evidence from Florida”. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 80 (2): 309–327.
  • Chen, Leon, Eckles, David L., Pottier, Steven W., . “Ownership Form and Efficiency: The Co-Existence of Stock and Mutual Life Insurers”. Journal of Insurance Issues, 36 (2): 121–148.
  • Dumm, R. E., Eckles, D. L., Halek, M., . “An Examination of Adverse Selection Behavior in the Public Provision of Insurance”. Geneva Risk and Insurance Review, 38: 127–147.
  • Fier, Stephen G., McCullough, Kathleen A., Carson, James M., . “Internal Capital Markets and the Partial Adjustment of Leverage”. Journal of Banking and Finance, 37 (3): 1029–1039.
  • Liebenberg, Andre, Carson, James M., Dumm, Randy E., . “A Dynamic Analysis of the Demand for Life Insurance”. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79: 619–644.
  • Berry-Stölzle, Thomas R., Liebenberg, Andre P., Ruhland, Joseph S., Sommer, David W., . “Determinants of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from the Property-Liability Insurance Industry”. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79 (2): 381–413.
  • Berry-Stölzle, Thomas R., Born, Patricia, . “The Effect of Regulation on Insurance Pricing: the Case of Germany”. Journal of Risk and Insurance, 79 (1): 129–164.
  • Carson, James M., Clark, Christopher, Ostaszewski, Krysztof, . “The Incentives and Welfare Economics of Life Insurance Backdating”. Journal of Insurance Regulation, 31: 91–103.
  • Colquitt, L. Lee, Fier, Stephen G., Hoyt, Robert E. , Liebenberg, Andre P., . “Adverse Selection in the Credit Life Insurance Market”. Journal of Insurance Regulation, 31: 157–180.

Forthcoming

  • Berry-Stölzle, Thomas R., (forthcoming). “External Financing in the Life Insurance Industry: Evidence from the Financial Crisis”. Journal of Risk and Insurance.
  • Cole, Cassandra, Fier, Stephen, Carson, James M., Andrews, Demetra, (forthcoming). “The Impact of Insurer Name Changes on the Demand for Insurance”. Journal of Risk and Insurance.
  • Eckles, D. L., Halek, M., Zhang, R., (forthcoming). “Information Risk and the Cost of Capital”. Journal of Risk and Insurance.
  • Eckles, D. L., Kam, C. D., Maestas, C. L., Schaffner, B. F., (forthcoming). “Risk Attitudes and the Incumbency Advantage”. Political Behavior.
  • Mao, Hong, Carson, James M., Ostaszewski, Krzysztof, Wang, Yuling, (forthcoming). “Unified and Dynamic Monitoring of P-L Insurance Companies”. Quality Technology and Quantitative Management.