James M. Carson

University of Georgia

Daniel P. Amos Distinguisned Professor of Insurance

Athens, GA 30602-6254

United States

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Citation 9

The Demand for Life Insurance Policy Loans

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Andre P. Liebenberg, James M. Carson and Robert E. Hoyt
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, University of Georgia and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
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Life Insurance, Policy Loans, Emergency Fund Hypothesis, Survey of Consumer Finances

The Demand for Life Insurance Policy Loans

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, No. 3, pp. 651-666, September 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 Aug 2010
Andre P. Liebenberg, James M. Carson and Robert E. Hoyt
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, University of Georgia and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
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The Demand for Life Insurance Policy Loans

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 77, Issue 3, pp. 651-666, 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 08 Mar 2018
Andre P. Liebenberg, James M. Carson and Robert E. Hoyt
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, University of Georgia and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
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Market Crash Risk and Implied Volatility Skewness: Evidence and Implications for Insurer Investments

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Apr 2006
James Doran, James M. Carson and David R. Peterson
University of New South Wales, University of Georgia and Florida State University - Department of Finance
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Market crash risk, Implied volatility skew, Investments, Dynamic Hedging, Insurer financial strength

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Interest Rate Sensitivity and Equity Values of Life Insurance Companies: A Garch-M Model

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
DePaul University - Department of Finance, University of Georgia, Temple University - Department of Finance, Widener University - School of Business Administration and Illinois State University
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Interest Rate Risk, Life Insurers, Equity Values, GARCH-M

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A Dynamic Analysis of the Demand for Life Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2012
Andre P. Liebenberg, James M. Carson and Randy E. Dumm
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, University of Georgia and Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law
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Life Insurance Demand, Family Life Cycle, Survey of Consumer Finances, Emergency Fund Hypothesis

A Dynamic Analysis of the Demand for Life Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 79, Issue 3, pp. 619-644, 2012
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 23 Aug 2012
Andre P. Liebenberg, James M. Carson and Randy E. Dumm
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, University of Georgia and Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law
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Incentive Compensation and the Use of Contingent Commissions by Smaller Distribution Channel Members

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
James M. Carson, Randy E. Dumm and Robert E. Hoyt
University of Georgia, Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business
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Contingent Commission, Compensation, Insurance, Intermediary

Market Risk, Interest Rate Risk, and Interdependencies in Insurer Stock Returns: A System-GARCH Model

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 75, No. 4, pp. 873-891, December 2008
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2014
James M. Carson, Elyas Elyasiani and Iqbal Mansur
University of Georgia, Temple University - Department of Finance and Widener University - School of Business Administration
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Insurance, Stock Returns, Interest Rates, Diversification, System-GARCH

Market Risk, Interest Rate Risk, and Interdependencies in Insurer Stock Returns: A System-GARCH Model

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 75, Issue 4, pp. 873-891, December 2008
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Nov 2008
James M. Carson, Elyas Elyasiani and Iqbal Mansur
University of Georgia, Temple University - Department of Finance and Widener University - School of Business Administration
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Catastrophes and the Demand for Life Insurance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2010
Stephen G. Fier and James M. Carson
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration and University of Georgia
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Catastrophes, Natural Disasters, Insurance Demand, Life Insurance

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On the Demand for Portfolio Insurance

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 09 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2012
Andy Fodor, James Doran, James M. Carson and David Kirch
Ohio University, University of New South Wales, University of Georgia and Ohio University - School of Accountancy
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Portfolio Insurance, Hedging, Volatility, VIX

On the Demand for Portfolio Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp. 167-193, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Andy Fodor, James Doran, James M. Carson and David Kirch
Ohio University, University of New South Wales, University of Georgia and Ohio University - School of Accountancy
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Determining the Insurer’s Optimal Investment and Reinsurance Strategy Based on Stochastic Differential Game

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 19 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, University of Georgia, Illinois State University, Nanjing University and Shanghai University of Finance and Economics
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Dead or Alive? The Law, Policy, and Market Effects of Legislation on Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits

Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics and Public Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
James M. Carson, Robert E. Hoyt and Tim Samples
University of Georgia, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business and University of Georgia - Terry College of Business
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Internal Capital Markets and the Partial Adjustment of Leverage

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 506, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 11-9
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 May 2011 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2012
University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, Florida State University - College of Business and University of Georgia
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internal capital markets, leverage, reinsurance

Deciding Whether to Invest in Mitigation Measures: Evidence from Florida

The Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2012
James M. Carson, Kathleen A. McCullough and David Pooser
University of Georgia, Florida State University - College of Business and St. John’s University
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Mitigation, Risk Aversion, Natural Disasters

Deciding Whether to Invest in Mitigation Measures: Evidence from Florida

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 80, Issue 2, pp. 309-327, 2013
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 May 2013
James M. Carson, Kathleen A. McCullough and David Pooser
University of Georgia, Florida State University - College of Business and St. John’s University
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Market Discipline in the Individual Annuity Market

Forthcoming in Risk Management and Insurance Review
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 02 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2010
James M. Carson, James Doran and Randy E. Dumm
University of Georgia, University of New South Wales and Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law
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Market discipline, life annuities, guaranty fund, suitability

Market Discipline in the Individual Annuity Market

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 14, Issue 1, pp. 27-47, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
James M. Carson, James Doran and Randy E. Dumm
University of Georgia, University of New South Wales and Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law
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Considering Part-Time Work after Retirement: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 13 Jan 2017
Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, University of Georgia, Illinois State University and University of Illinois at Chicago
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Retirement Age; Life Cycle Model; Part-Time Work after Retirement

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Risk Management for Insurers: Integration of Capital Management and Product Design

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Aug 2016
Hong Mao, James M. Carson, Krzysztof Ostaszewski and Nan Zhu
Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, University of Georgia, Illinois State University and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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risk management, insurance pricing, cost of capital

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Dynamic Portfolio Choice with Stochastic Wage and Life Insurance

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2015
Xudong Zeng, Yuling Wang and James M. Carson
Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, School of Finance, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and University of Georgia
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Life insurance, portfolio choice, asset allocation, HJB equation, stochastic control

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Macroeconomic Factors and Insurer Rating Transitions

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Feb 2010
Yuling Wang and James M. Carson
Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law and University of Georgia
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Insurer Rating Transitions, Survival Analysis, Macroeconomic Factors

A Burning Question: Does Arson Increase When Local House Prices Decline?

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 26 May 2015
Michael D. Eriksen and James M. Carson
University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate and University of Georgia
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Moral Hazard, Insurance Fraud, Arson

A Burning Question: Does Arson Increase When Local House Prices Decline?

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 84, Issue 1, pp. 7-34, 2017
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Feb 2017
Michael D. Eriksen and James M. Carson
University of Cincinnati - Department of Finance - Real Estate and University of Georgia
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Sunk Costs and Screening: Two-Part Tariffs in Life Insurance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
University of Georgia, Temple University, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business and Illinois State University
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Asymmetric Information, Adverse Selection, Signaling, Sunk Cost Bias, Insurance Markets, Life Insurance, Lapsing

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Non-Markov Effects and Property-Liability Insurer Rating Transitions

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2010
Yuling Wang and James M. Carson
Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law and University of Georgia
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Non-Markovian Behaviors, Rating Drift, Insurer Solvency, Cox Model

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Optimal Economic Capital Under the Consideration of Systemic Risk

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2016
Hong Mao, James M. Carson, Krzysztof Ostaszewski and Nan Zhu
Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, University of Georgia, Illinois State University and Pennsylvania State University - Smeal College of Business
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Systemic Risk Capital

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Interest Rate Risk and Equity Values of Life Insurance Companies: A GARCH-M Model

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 74, No. 2, pp. 401-423, June 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 May 2007
DePaul University - Department of Finance, University of Georgia, Temple University - Department of Finance, Widener University - School of Business Administration and Illinois State University
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The Aria Loop

Risk Management & Insurance Review, Vol. 8, Issue 1, pp. 1-8, March 2005
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Feb 2007
James M. Carson
University of Georgia
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Is Risk Taking or Moral Hazard Beneficial to the Insured and the Society?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2017
Hong Mao, James M. Carson and Krzysztof Ostaszewski
Shanghai Second Polytechnic University, University of Georgia and Illinois State University
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Moral hazard, Stochastic optimal control, Social Welfare

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Sunk Costs and Screening: Two-Part Tariffs in Life Insurance

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Nov 2016
University of Georgia, Temple University, University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business and Illinois State University
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Asymmetric Information, Adverse Selection, Signaling, Sunk Cost Bias, Insurance Markets, Life Insurance, Lapsing

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Educational Insights: A Hybrid Course in Risk Management and Insurance

Risk Management and Insurance Review, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 303-322, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 Apr 2012
University of Georgia, Florida State University - College of Business, Florida State University - Department of Risk Management/Insurance, Real Estate and Business Law, Florida State University - Risk Management Center and Florida State University - College of Business
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Ratings: It's Accrual World

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 85, Issue 3, pp. 787-809, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Aug 2018
James M. Carson, Evan Eastman and David L. Eckles
University of Georgia, Florida State University and University of Georgia - Department of Insurance, Legal Studies, Real Estate
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The Impact of Insurer Name Changes on the Demand for Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 82, Issue 1, pp. 173-204, 2015
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2015
Florida State University - College of Business, University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, University of Georgia and Independent
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The Impact of Insurer Name Changes on the Demand for Insurance

Journal of Risk and Insurance, November 2013
Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Florida State University - College of Business, University of Mississippi - School of Business Administration, University of Georgia and Independent

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The Influence of Compensation on Product Recommendations Made by Insurance Agents

Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 167-176, 2002
Posted: 27 Feb 2006
William R. Cupach and James M. Carson
Illinois State University and University of Georgia

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agent-client relations, commission, compensation, conflict of interests, incentives, insurance, sales

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Life Insurer Financial Distress: Classification Models and Empirical Evidence

J. OF RISK AND INSURANCE, Vol. 62 No. 4, December 1995
Posted: 05 May 1998
James M. Carson and Robert E. Hoyt
University of Georgia and University of Georgia - C. Herman and Mary Virginia Terry College of Business

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Determinants of Universal Life Insurance Cash Values

J. OF RISK AND INSURANCE, Vol. 63 No. 4, December 1996
Posted: 07 Jan 1997
James M. Carson
University of Georgia

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