Thomas W. Sager

University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business

Austin, TX 78712

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

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Patents, Venture Capital, and Software Start-Ups

Research Policy, Vol. 36, 2007, U of Texas Law, Law and Econ Research Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Sep 2005
Ronald J. Mann and Thomas W. Sager
Columbia University - Law School and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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patents, venture capital, software, IP

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Valuable Patents Redux: On the Enduring Merit of Using Patent Characteristics to Identify Valuable Patents

Texas Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 1769, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jun 2007
John R. Allison and Thomas W. Sager
University of Texas - McCombs School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Patents, patent value, patent quality, empirical legal scholarship, intellectual property

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The Relations Among Asset Risk, Product Risk, and Capital in the Life Insurance Industry

Journal of Banking and Finance, Vol. 26, 2002
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 26 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2008
Etti G. Baranoff and Thomas W. Sager
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Capital, Risk, Life and health insurance, Simultaneous equations, Transaction-cost economics

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Mortgage Backed Securities and Capital of Life Insurers: Was the Industry Prepared for the Credit Crunch of 2007-2008?

The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance Issues and Practice, Special Competition Edition, July 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Aug 2008
Etti G. Baranoff and Thomas W. Sager
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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credit crunch, mortgage backed securities, life insurers, risk based capital, capital structure

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Managed Care and Financial Risks of Health Insurers Under PPACA

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 May 2015
Etti G. Baranoff, Thomas W. Sager, Bo Shi, Bo Shi and Dalit Baranoff
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business, Morehead State UniversityUniversity of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management and Institute for Applied Economics and the Study of Business Enterprise (IAESBE), The Johns Hopkins University
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health insurance, managed care, capital, risk

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Variable Annuities with Guaranteed Living Benefits: A Capital Structure Impact for Life Insurers?

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-07-11
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2011
Etti G. Baranoff, Thomas W. Sager, Bo Shi and Bo Shi
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and Morehead State UniversityUniversity of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
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Variable annuites, guarantees, VAGB, life insruance, captial structure

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Marking Capital to Market for Non-Publicly Traded Companies: A Life Insurance Industry Case Study

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-03-09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Liyan Zhao, Thomas W. Sager and Etti G. Baranoff
Dell Financial Services (DFS), University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
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Market Value, SAP and GAAP, Matching-Allocation Method, Multiple Imputation

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Market Discipline in Life Insurance: Insureds' Reaction to Rating Downgrades in the Context of Enterprise Risks

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2010
Etti G. Baranoff and Thomas W. Sager
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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market discipline, rating upgrades and downgrades, life insurance, Granger causality

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Rebalancing Target Capital in the Financial Sector: The Case of Life Insurance

McCombs Research Paper Series No. IROM-02-09
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2009
Etti G. Baranoff, Thomas W. Sager and Thomas Shively
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - McCombs School of Business
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target capital, life insurers, nonlinear simultaneous equation model (SSEM), asset risk, product risk

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The ACA and Trends in Healthcare Utilization and Loss Ratios: An Index-Based Approach

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2019
Etti G. Baranoff, Dalit Baranoff, Thomas W. Sager, Bo Shi and Bo Shi
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Institute for Applied Economics and the Study of Business Enterprise (IAESBE), The Johns Hopkins University, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and Morehead State UniversityUniversity of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
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The Interplay between Insurers’ Financial and Asset Risks During the Crisis of 2007-2009

The Geneva Papers, Vol. 36, pp. 348–379, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Aug 2011
Etti G. Baranoff and Thomas W. Sager
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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health and life insurers, capital, risk, financial crisis

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Do Life Insurers' Asset Allocation Strategies Influence Performance within the Enterprise Risk Framework?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2019
Etti G. Baranoff and Thomas W. Sager
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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asset allocation, investment performance, enterprise risks, life insurance, active and passive strategies

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Implications of the Capital and Risk Interrelationship of Health Insurers

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Etti G. Baranoff, Thomas W. Sager, Bo Shi and Bo Shi
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and Morehead State UniversityUniversity of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
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capital structure, health insurers, product risk

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Credit Risk Stress Testing for Eu15 Banks: A Model Combination Approach

Bank of Greece Working Paper No. 203
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Aug 2022
Democritus University of Thrace, Democritus University of Thrace and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Financial stability; Macroprudential policy; Non-performing loans; Forecast combination; Predictive modelling

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Capital and Risk Revisited: A Structural Equation Model Approach for Life Insurers

Journal of Risk & Insurance, Vol. 74, No. 3, pp. 653-681, September 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Etti G. Baranoff, Savas Papadopoulos and Thomas W. Sager
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Democritus University of Thrace and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Systemic Early Warning Systems for Eu15 Based on the 2008 Crisis

Bank of Greece Working Paper No. 202
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Aug 2022
Democritus University of Thrace, Democritus University of Thrace and University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business
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Banking crisis; financial stability; macroprudential policy; classification methods; goodness-of-fit measures

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A Ternary-State Early Warning System for the European Union

Bank of Greece Working Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Aug 2022
Bank of Greece, Democritus University of Thrace, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
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Banking crisis; financial stability; macroprudential policy; classification methods; goodness-of-fit measures

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A Three-State Early Warning System for the European Union

Journal of Risk, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Oct 2018
Democritus University of Thrace, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Texas at Austin - Red McCombs School of Business and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
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banking crisis, financial stability, macroprudential policy, classification methods, goodness-of-fit measures.