David W. Sommer

University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate

Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance

Athens, GA 30602-6254

United States

St. Mary's University

Professor and Charles E. Cheever Chair of Risk Management

1 Camino Santa Maria

San Antonio, TX 78023

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Internal Versus External Capital Markets in the Insurance Industry: The Role of Reinsurance

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Feb 2005
Lawrence Powell, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Internal capital markets, Insurance, Reinsurance

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The Role of Internal Capital Markets in Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from Insurer Groups

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Feb 2005
Lawrence Powell, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Alabama - Culverhouse College of Commerce & Business Administration and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Internal capital markets, Insurance

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Opaqueness in the Insurance Industry: Why are Some Insurers Harder to Evaluate than Others?

Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 149-163, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
Steven W. Pottier, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Separation of Ownership and Control: Implications for Board Composition

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, Issue 2, pp. 265-295, June 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 May 2010
Enya He, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Independent and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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A Citation Analysis of Risk, Insurance, and Actuarial Research: 2001 Through 2005

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 76, Issue 4, pp. 933-953, December 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
L. Lee Colquitt, David W. Sommer, David W. Sommer and William L. Ferguson
Auburn University - Harbert College of Business, St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Department of Economics and Finance
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The Impact of CEO Turnover on Property–Liability Insurer Performance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, Issue 3, pp. 583-608, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Enya He, David W. Sommer, David W. Sommer and Xiaoying Xie
Independent, St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and California State University, Fullerton
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An Empirical Examination of Stakeholder Groups as Monitoring Sources in Corporate Governance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, Issue 3, pp. 703-730, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Cassandra R. Cole, Enya He, Kathleen A. McCullough, Anastasia Semykina, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Florida State University - College of Business, Independent, Florida State University - College of Business, Florida State University and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Earnings Smoothing, Executive Compensation, and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Property-Liability Insurance Industry

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, Issue 3, pp. 761-790, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
David L. Eckles, Martin Halek, Enya He, David W. Sommer, David W. Sommer and Rongrong Zhang
Independent, University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate, Independent, St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and Georgia Southern University
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CEO Turnover and Ownership Structure: Evidence from the U.S. Property–Liability Insurance Industry

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, Issue 3, pp. 673-701, 2011
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Aug 2011
Enya He, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Independent and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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An Analysis of Contingent Commission Use by Property–Liability Insurers

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 157-171, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Sep 2014
L. Lee Colquitt, Kathleen A. McCullough, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Auburn University - Harbert College of Business, Florida State University - College of Business and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Determinants of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from the Property–Liability Insurance Industry

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 79, Issue 2, pp. 381-413, 2012
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 24 May 2012
Thomas Berry-Stölzle, Andre P. Liebenberg, Joseph S. Ruhland, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Iowa - Department of Finance, University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, Georgia Southern University - College of Business Administration and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Empirical Evidence on the Value of Group‐Level Financial Information in Insurer Solvency Surveillance

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 73-88, 2011
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Steven W. Pottier, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Separation of Ownership and Management: Implications for Risk‐Taking Behavior

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 49-71, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Cassandra R. Cole, Enya He, Kathleen A. McCullough, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Florida State University - College of Business, University of North Texas, Florida State University - College of Business and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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An Analysis of Contingent Commission Use by Property–Liability Insurers

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 157-171, 2011
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
L. Lee Colquitt, Kathleen A. McCullough, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Auburn University - Harbert College of Business, Florida State University - College of Business and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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Effects of Corporate Diversification: Evidence from the Property Liability Insurance Industry

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 75, Issue 4, pp. 893-919, December 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
Andre P. Liebenberg, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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The Role of Internal Capital Markets in Financial Intermediaries: Evidence from Insurer Groups

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 75, Issue 2, pp. 439-461, June 2008
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 May 2008
Lawrence S. Powell, David W. Sommer, David W. Sommer and David L. Eckles
affiliation not provided to SSRN, St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and Independent
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An Empirical Examination of Stakeholder Groups as Monitoring Sources in Corporate Governance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, July 2011
Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Cassandra R. Cole, Enya He, Kathleen A. McCullough, Anastasia Semykina, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Florida State University - College of Business, Independent, Florida State University - College of Business, Florida State University and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate

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Separation of Ownership and Management: Implications for Risk Taking Behavior

Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Cassandra R. Cole, Enya He, Kathleen A. McCullough, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
Florida State University - College of Business, Independent, Florida State University - College of Business and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate

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19.

Earnings Smoothing, Executive Compensation and Corporate Governance: Evidence from the Property-Liability Insurance Industry

The Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2011, Vol. 78, No. 3, 761-790, 2011
Posted: 15 Mar 2013
David L. Eckles, Martin Halek, Enya He, David W. Sommer, David W. Sommer and Rongrong Zhang
Independent, University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate, Independent, St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and Georgia Southern University

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The Effectiveness of Public and Private Sector Summary Risk Measures in Predicting Insurer Insolvencies

Posted: 08 Mar 2003
Steven W. Pottier, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate

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Risk-based capital, insolvencies, insurance regulation

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Agency Theory and Life Insurer Ownership Structure

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 64 No. 3, September 1997
Posted: 18 Mar 1998
Steven W. Pottier, David W. Sommer and David W. Sommer
University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate and St. Mary's UniversityUniversity of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate

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