Marc A. Ragin
Risk Management and Insurance Program

Assistant Professor

A417 Moore-Rooker Hall
610 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA, 30602
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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, 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, 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

Collier, B. & Ragin, M. (2018). 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. (2019). Predicting Insurance Demand from Risk Attitudes.

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.