Marc A. Ragin
Risk Management and Insurance Program

Assistant Professor

Office
A417 Moore-Rooker Hall
610 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
Phone Numbers
Work706-713-2775
Email Address
Sites

Personal Academic Website

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Education

PhD, Actuarial Science, Risk Management & Insurance, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014

BBA, Banking & Finance, University of Georgia, 2006

BBA, Risk Management & Insurance, University of Georgia, 2005

Prior Professional Positions

Temple University, Fox School of Business, Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare Management
Assistant Professor, 2014-2016

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

Research Interests

Catastrophe insurance, behavioral insurance, insurance market economics, financial markets, insurer operations and strategy

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Jaspersen, J., Ragin, M., & Sydnor, J. (2020). Linking Subjective and Incentivized Risk Attitudes: The Importance of Losses. Forthcoming in Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.
Ragin, M., Collier, B. & Jaspersen, J. (2020). The Effect of Information Disclosure on Demand for High-Load Insurance. Forthcoming in The Journal of Risk and Insurance
Collier, B. & Ragin, M. (2019). The Influence of Sellers on Contract Choice: Evidence from Flood Insurance. Forthcoming in The Journal of Risk and Insurance
Ragin, M. & Xu, J. (2018). An Ex Post Assessment of Investor Response to Catastrophes. North American Actuarial Journal. 23(2): 250-275
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.

Working Papers

Jaspersen, J., Ragin, M., & Sydnor, J. (2020). Predicting Insurance Demand from Risk Attitudes.

Jaspersen, J., Ragin, M., & Sydnor, J. (2020). Experimental Studies of Insurance Demand Using Amazon Mechanical Turk.

Jaspersen, J., Peter, R., & Ragin, M. (2020). Probability Weighting: An Incomplete Solution for Insurance Demand Puzzles.

Eastman, E., Kim, K., & Ragin, M. (2020). Gains Trading as an Earnings Management Tool: The Case of Property-Casualty Insurers.