Harris Schlesinger

University of Alabama

Professor of Finance and Frank Park Samford Chair of Insurance

P.O. Box 870244

200 Alston Hall, Box 870224

Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

United States

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

Poschinger Str. 5

Munich, DE-81679

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Coping with Credit Risk

EFMA 2001 Lugano Meetings
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 13 Jun 2001
Henri Loubergé and Harris Schlesinger
University of Geneva - Geneva School of Economics and Management and University of Alabama
Downloads 1,357 (10,158)
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Citation 7

Insurance Contracts and Securitization

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 559
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Sep 2001
Neil A. Doherty and Harris Schlesinger
University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department and University of Alabama
Downloads 1,129 (13,945)
Citation 7

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Insurance Contracts and Securitization

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 69, pp. 45-62, 2002
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Jan 2003
Neil A. Doherty and Harris Schlesinger
University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department and University of Alabama
Downloads 30 (405,845)
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Putting Risk in its Proper Place

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1462
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Apr 2005
Louis Eeckhoudt and Harris Schlesinger
Facultes Universitaires Catholiques de Mons (FUCAM) and University of Alabama
Downloads 220 (96,942)
Citation 37

Abstract:

properness, prudence, risk apportionment, risk aversion, stochastic dominance, temperance, utility premium

4.

Changes in Risk and Asset Prices

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 443
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 May 2001
Christian Gollier and Harris Schlesinger
University of Toulouse 1 - Industrial Economic Institute (IDEI) and University of Alabama
Downloads 219 (113,613)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Asset Pricing, Stochastic Dominance, Equity Premium Puzzle

5.

A Good Sign for Multivariate Risk Taking

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1796
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Oct 2006
Louis Eeckhoudt, Béatrice Rey and Harris Schlesinger
Facultes Universitaires Catholiques de Mons (FUCAM), University of Lyon 1 - ISFA Graduate School of Actuarial Science and University of Alabama
Downloads 155 (148,994)
Citation 14

Abstract:

correlation aversion, multivariate risk, prudence, risk aversion, temperance

Adverse Selection in an Insurance Market with Government-Guaranteed Subsistence Levels

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1217
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 29 Jun 2004
Harris Schlesinger and Bum J. Kim
University of Alabama and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 131 (182,157)
Citation 1

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adverse selection, insurance, government relief

Adverse Selection in an Insurance Market with Government-Guaranteed Subsistence Levels

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 61-75, March 2005
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Feb 2005
Bum J. Kim and Harris Schlesinger
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Alabama
Downloads 12 (505,859)
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Non-Market Wealth, Background Risk and Portfolio Choice

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Mar 2007
Guenter Franke, Harris Schlesinger and Richard Stapleton
University of Konstanz - Department of Economics, University of Alabama and University of Manchester - Division of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 121 (190,699)

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Portfolio choice, Derived relative risk aversion, Additive background risk, Multiplicative background risk

8.

Exploring Higher-Order Risk Effects

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2487
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Cary A. Deck and Harris Schlesinger
University of Arkansas - Department of Economics and University of Alabama
Downloads 116 (199,334)
Citation 10

Abstract:

risk, prudence, temperance, laboratory experiments

Uncertain Bequest Needs and Long-Term Insurance Contracts

CIRPEE Working Paper 07-42, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2505
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Dec 2007
Wenan Fei, Claude Fluet and Harris Schlesinger
Reinsurance Group of America, Université Laval and University of Alabama
Downloads 90 (239,576)

Abstract:

asymmetric information, bequest needs, life insurance

Uncertain Bequest Needs and Long‐Term Insurance Contracts

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 82, Issue 1, pp. 125-148, 2015
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Wenan Fei, Claude Fluet and Harris Schlesinger
Reinsurance Group of America, University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) and University of Alabama
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Consistency of Higher Order Risk Preferences

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4047
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Jan 2013
Cary A. Deck and Harris Schlesinger
University of Arkansas - Department of Economics and University of Alabama
Downloads 62 (276,488)
Citation 2

Abstract:

risk apportionment, mixed risk aversion, mixed risk loving, prudence, temperance, edginess, laboratory experiments, moment preference, prospect theory

11.

Risk-Taking-Neutral Background Risk

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4070
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2013
Guenter Franke, Harris Schlesinger and Richard Stapleton
University of Konstanz - Department of Economics, University of Alabama and University of Manchester - Division of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 59 (272,212)
Citation 1

Abstract:

background risk, HARA utility, income tax, portfolio choice, risk vulnerability

12.

Changes in Risk and the Demand for Saving

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2388
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Sep 2008
Louis Eeckhoudt and Harris Schlesinger
Facultes Universitaires Catholiques de Mons (FUCAM) and University of Alabama
Downloads 51 (304,873)
Citation 7

Abstract:

precautionary saving, prudence, stochastic dominance, temperance

13.

Risk Apportionment and Stochastic Dominance

INSEAD Business School Research Paper No. 2007/45/DS
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Oct 2007
Louis Eeckhoudt, Harris Schlesinger and Ilia Tsetlin
Facultes Universitaires Catholiques de Mons (FUCAM), University of Alabama and INSEAD
Downloads 49 (315,677)

Abstract:

Downside Risk, Precautionary Savings, Prudence, Risk Apportionment

14.

Apportioning of Risks via Stochastic Dominance

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2467
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Nov 2008
Louis Eeckhoudt, Harris Schlesinger and Ilia Tsetlin
Facultes Universitaires Catholiques de Mons (FUCAM), University of Alabama and INSEAD
Downloads 35 (354,880)
Citation 5

Abstract:

downside risk, precautionary effects, prudence, risk apportionment, risk aversion, stochastic dominance, temperance

15.

Mossin's Theorem for Upper-Limit Insurance Policies

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 73, No. 2, pp. 297-301, June 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 30 May 2006
Harris Schlesinger
University of Alabama
Downloads 19 (444,177)
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16.

Lattices and Lotteries in Apportioning Risk

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5067
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Harris Schlesinger
University of Alabama
Downloads 18 (391,516)

Abstract:

risk apportionment, mixed risk aversion, mixed risk loving, lattice theory, submodular function

17.

Precautionary Insurance Demand with State-Dependent Background Risk

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 75, Issue 1, pp. 1-16, March 2008
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Mar 2008
Wenan Fei and Harris Schlesinger
Hartford Life Insurance Company and University of Alabama
Downloads 15 (470,083)
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18.

Risk Aversion in Rent‐Seeking and Rent‐Augmenting Games

The Economic Journal, Vol. 107, Issue 445, pp. 1671-1683, 1997
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Jan 2012
Kai A. Konrad and Harris Schlesinger
Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance and University of Alabama
Downloads 2 (534,741)
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Insurance Contract Design When the Insurer Has Private Information on Loss Size

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 79, Issue 4, pp. 1039-1050, 2012
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Nov 2012
Qin Lian and Harris Schlesinger
Portland State University and University of Alabama
Downloads 1 (544,132)

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20.

Protection Against Future Risk: A Two-Period Model for Insurance and Saving/Borrowing

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Harris Schlesinger and Boyi Zhuang
University of Alabama and University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration
Downloads 0 (361,634)

Abstract:

Two-Period Model, Insurance, Saving, Borrowing

21.

Greater Mutual Aggravation

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 01/2016-002
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2017
Sebastian Ebert, Diego Nocetti and Harris Schlesinger
Tilburg University, Clarkson University and University of Alabama
Downloads 0 (218,794)

Abstract:

mixed risk aversion, mutual aggravation, risk apportionment, stochastic dominance, utility premium, prudence

22.

Severity Risk and the Adverse Selection of Frequency Risk

J. OF RISK AND INSURANCE, Vol. 62 No. 4, December 1995
Posted: 03 Jul 1998
Neil A. Doherty and Harris Schlesinger
University of Pennsylvania - Insurance & Risk Management Department and University of Alabama

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Habit Formation and the Demand for Insurance

JOURNAL OF RISK AND INSURANCE, Vol. 63, No. 1, March 1996
Posted: 16 Jun 1998
Mounira Ben-Arab, Eric Briys Hec and Harris Schlesinger
University of Tunis, Paris and Tillinghast and University of Alabama

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Insurance Demand Without the Expected-Utility Paradigm

J. OF RISK AND INSURANCE, Vol. 64 No. 1, March 1997
Posted: 10 Jun 1997
Harris Schlesinger
University of Alabama

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