BBA, Banking & Finance, University of Georgia, 2006
BBA, Risk Management & Insurance, University of Georgia, 2005
Prior Professional Positions
Assistant Professor, 2016-2016
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin School of Business, Department of Actuarial Science, Risk Management, and Insurance
Teaching Assistant, 2010-2014
Lockton Companies, Atlanta, GA
Account Manager, Financial Services, 2006-2009
Amazon.com, Seattle, WA
Intern, Risk Management, 2005
Catastrophe insurance, behavioral insurance, insurance market economics, financial markets, insurer operations and strategy
Ragin, M. & Xu, J. (2018). An Ex Post Assessment of Investor Response to Catastrophes. Forthcoming in the North American Actuarial Journal.
Ragin, M., & Halek, M. (2016). Market Expectations Following Catastrophes: An Examination of Insurance Broker Returns. The Journal of Risk and Insurance. 83(4): 849-876.
Jaspersen, J., Peter, R., & Ragin, M. (2019). The Role of Probability Weighting in Optimal Insurance Demand: A Double-Edged Sword.
Jaspersen, J., Ragin, M., & Sydnor, J. (2019). Linking subjective and incentivized risk attitudes:
The importance of the loss domain.
Ragin, M., Collier, B. & Jaspersen, J. (2018). The Effect of Information Disclosure on Demand for High-Load Insurance.