Mary A. Weiss

Temple University

Professor

Fox School of Business and Management

1801 Liacouras Walk

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

http://www.sbm.temple.edu/~rmidept/weiss.html

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

30

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Scholarly Papers (30)

1.

Consolidation in the European Insurance Industry: Do Mergers and Acquisitions Create Value for Shareholders?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Jul 2004
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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Insurance, European insurance industry, mergers, event study

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Convergence of Insurance and Financial Markets: Hybrid and Securitized Risk Transfer Solutions

Number of pages: 75 Posted: 01 Sep 2008
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
Downloads 1,008 (22,611)
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CAT bonds, catastrophic risk, insurance-linked securities, industry loss warranties, CAT options

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The Incentive Effects of No Fault Automobile Insurance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Apr 2001
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University and Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department
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No fault, insurance, fatality rates

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Systemic Risk and the U.S. Insurance Sector

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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Insurance, Reinsurance, Systemic Risk, Contagion

Systemic Risk and the U.S. Insurance Sector

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 81, Issue 3, pp. 489-528, 2014
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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Systemic Risk and Regulation of the U.S. Insurance Industry

Networks Financial Institute Policy Brief 2013-PB-02
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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Systemic risk, Insurance regulation, Financial Stability Oversight Council

Systemic Risk and Regulation of the U.S. Insurance Industry

Forthcoming, Journal of Risk and Insurance
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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insurance regulation, systemic risk, reinsurance, SRISK, systemically important financial institution, insurance insolvencies

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Conglomeration Versus Strategic Focus: Evidence from the Insurance Industry

July 1999
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 13 Mar 2000
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University and Hong-Ik University
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Organizational Form and Efficiency: An Analysis of Stock and Mutual Property-Liability Insurers

WFIC 97-02
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 24 Jun 1997
J David Cummins, Mary A. Weiss and Hongmin Zi
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University and Hong-Ik University
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Systemic Risk and the Inter-Connectedness between Banks and Insurers: An Econometric Analysis

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming, Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 14-023
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
University of Hawai?i at M?noa, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University - Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare and Temple University
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Insurance, banks, systemic risk, probability of default, Granger causality, inter-connectedness

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Mergers and Acquisitions in the Global Insurance Industry: Valuation Effects

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-064
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
J David Cummins, Paul J. M. Klumpes and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Nottingham Trent University and Temple University
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Mergers, acquisitions, insurance industry, event study

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Analyzing Firm Performance in the Insurance Industry Using Frontier Efficiency and Productivity Methods

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 03 Feb 2012
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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Insurance, insurance firms, efficiency, productivity, data envelopment analysis, stochastic frontier analysis

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Economies of Scope in Financial Services: A DEA Efficiency Analysis of the US Insurance Industry

Journal of Banking and Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Apr 2010
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University, California State University, Fullerton and Hong-Ik University
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Scope economies, Conglomeration, Strategic Focus, Insurance, Efficiency, Data Envelopment Analysis

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Reinsurance Counterparty Relationships and Firm Performance In the U.S. Property-Liability Insurance Industry

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2012
J David Cummins, Zhijian Feng and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Independent and Temple University
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Reinsurance, property-liability insurance, efficiency, data envelopment analysis

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Economies of Scope, Organizational Form, and Insolvency Risk: Evidence from the Takaful Insurance Industry

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 15-050
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
Khalid Amri, J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Sultan Qaboos University, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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Insolvency, Takaful, efficiency, organizational form, economies of scope, data envelopment analysis

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The Reinsurance Network Among U.S. Property-Casualty Insurers: Microstructure, Insolvency Risk, and Contagion

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 08 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 May 2018
Hua Chen, J David Cummins, Tao Sun and Mary A. Weiss
University of Hawai?i at M?noa, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Lingnan University and Temple University
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Reinsurance, network analysis, insolvency, contagion, systemic risk, property-casualty insurance

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The Incentive Effects of No-Fault Automobile Insurance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Oct 1999
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University and Georgia State University - Risk Management & Insurance Department
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Accounting Conservatism in the Property-Liability Insurance Industry

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 17-008
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2019
J David Cummins, Mary A. Weiss and Juan Zhang
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University and Temple University, Fox School of Business and Management
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Ex-ante conservatism, Ex-post conservatism, Income smoothing, Loss reserving, Financial strength

The Pension Option in Labor Insurance and Its Effect on Household Saving and Consumption: Evidence from Taiwan

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 01 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Hua Chen, Wenyen Hsu and Mary A. Weiss
University of Hawai?i at M?noa, Feng Chia University - Department of Risk Management and Insurance and Temple University
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pension benefits, precautionary savings, difference-in-differences estimator

The Pension Option in Labor Insurance and its Effect on Household Saving and Consumption: Evidence from Taiwan

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 82, Issue 4, pp. 947-975, 2015
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jan 2016
Hua Chen, Wenyen Hsu and Mary A. Weiss
University of Hawai?i at M?noa, Feng Chia University - Department of Risk Management and Insurance and Temple University
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Equity Capital, Internal Capital Markets, and Optimal Capital Structure in the U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Industry

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 16-030
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2016
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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property-casualty insurance, optimal capital structure, internal capital markets, underwriting cycles, reinsurance

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Information Risk and the Cost of Equity Capital Revisited: Evidence from the U.S. Property-Casualty Insurance Industry

Fox School of Business Research Paper No. 17-034
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 02 May 2018
Hua Chen, Yingrui Lu and Mary A. Weiss
University of Hawai?i at M?noa, Temple University - Department of Risk, Insurance and Healthcare Management and Temple University
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Cost of Equity Capital, Information Risk, Accruals Quality

The Role of RBC, Hurricane Exposure, Bond Portfolio Duration, and Macroeconomic and Industry-Wide Factors in Property-Liability Insolvency Prediction

Networks Financial Institute Working Paper No. 2011-WP-17
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 29 Jul 2011
Jiang Cheng and Mary A. Weiss
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Temple University
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Risk-Based Capital Ratios, Insolvency, Hurricane Exposure, Duration, Macroeconomic Factors

The Role of RBC, Hurricane Exposure, Bond Portfolio Duration, and Macroeconomic and Industry‐Wide Factors in Property–Liability Insolvency Prediction

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 79, Issue 3, pp. 723-750, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Jiang Cheng and Mary A. Weiss
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) and Temple University
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U.S. Reinsurance Prices, Financial Quality, and Global Capacity

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 71, No. 3, pp. 437-467, September 2004
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Sep 2004
Mary A. Weiss and Joon-Hai Chung
Temple University and Temple University
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An Empirical Investigation of Market Structure, Efficiency, and Performance in Property-Liability Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 72, No. 4, pp. 635-673, December 2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Byeongyong Paul Choi and Mary A. Weiss
Howard University - School of Business - Department of Finance, International Business, and Insurance and Temple University
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Convergence of Insurance and Financial Markets: Hybrid and Securitized Risk-Transfer Solutions

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 76, Issue 3, pp. 493-545, September 2009
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Oct 2009
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University
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The Journal of Risk and Insurance: A 75-Year Historical Perspective

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 75, Issue 2, pp. 253-274, June 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 May 2008
Mary A. Weiss and Joseph Qiu
Temple University and JLT Re
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The Effects of Regulated Premium Subsidies on Insurance Costs: An Empirical Analysis of Automobile Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, Issue 3, pp. 597-624, September 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
Mary A. Weiss, Sharon L. Tennyson and Laureen Regan
Temple University, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
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The Effects of Regulated Premium Subsidies on Insurance Costs: An Empirical Analysis of Automobile Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, Issue 3, pp. 597-624, 2010
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Mary A. Weiss, Sharon L. Tennyson and Laureen Regan
Temple University, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science
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Systemic Risk and the Interconnectedness between Banks and Insurers: An Econometric Analysis

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 81, Issue 3, pp. 623-652, 2014
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Aug 2014
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Temple University - Department of Risk, Insurance, and Healthcare and Temple University
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Equity Capital, Internal Capital Markets, and Optimal Capital Structure in the US Property-Casualty Insurance Industry

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 8, pp. 121-153, 2016
Posted: 18 Nov 2016
J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University

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Efficiency, Scale Economies and Consolidation in the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

WFIC Working Paper No. 98-08
Posted: 03 Aug 1998
J David Cummins, Sharon L. Tennyson and Mary A. Weiss
Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science, Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and Temple University

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The Coexistence of Multiple Distribution Systems for Financial Services: The Case of Property-Liability Insurance

FEDS Paper Number: 95-22
Posted: 26 May 1998
Allen N. Berger, J David Cummins and Mary A. Weiss
University of South Carolina - Darla Moore School of Business, Temple University - Risk Management & Insurance & Actuarial Science and Temple University

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International Insurance Cycles: Rational Expectations/Institutional Intervention

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 64, No. 3, September 1997
Posted: 06 Apr 1998
Joan Lamm-Tennant and Mary A. Weiss
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Temple University

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