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First Name: Michael
Middle Name: R.
Last Name: Powers
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RePEc Short-ID: ppo62

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Homepage: http://www.scienceofrisk.com/
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Affiliation

School of Economics and Management
Tsinghua University
Location: Beijing, China
Homepage: http://www.sem.tsinghua.edu.cn/
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Works

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Working papers

  1. Michael R. Powers & Martin Shubik, 2005. "A Note on a "Square-Root Rule" for Reinsurance," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1521, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
  2. David M. Schizer & Michael R. Powers & Martin Shubik, 2003. "Market Bubbles and Wasteful Avoidance: Tax and Regulatory Constraints on Short Sales," Yale School of Management Working Papers ysm356, Yale School of Management.
  3. Michael R. Powers & Martin Shubik, 1999. "Toward a Theory of Reinsurance and Retrocession," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1227, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.
  4. Michael R. Powers & Martin Shubik & Shuntian Yao, 1994. "Insurance Market Games: Scale Effects and Public Policy," Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers 1076, Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University.

Articles

  1. Michael R. Powers & George Zanjani, 2013. "Insurance Risk, Risk Measures, and Capital Allocation: Navigating a Copernican Shift," Annual Review of Financial Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 5(1), pages 201-223, November.
  2. Gao, Siwei & Powers, Michael R. & Chapman, Zaneta A., 2012. "A risk-based risk finance paradigm," Journal of Financial Transformation, Capco Institute, vol. 35, pages 173-178.
  3. Michael R. Powers, 2010. "Where ignorance is bliss: the “dark corner” of risk classification," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(4), pages 353-357, August.
  4. Michael R. Powers, 2010. "Uncertainty principles in risk finance," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(3), pages 245-248, May.
  5. Michael R. Powers, 2010. "Presbyter takes Knight," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(1), pages 5-8, January.
  6. Michael R. Powers, 2010. "Diversification, hedging, and “pacification”," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(5), pages 441-445, November.
  7. Michael R. Powers, 2010. "Infinite-mean losses: insurance's “dread disease”," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 11(2), pages 125-128, February.
  8. Gao, Feng & Powers, Michael R. & Wang, Jun, 2009. "Adverse selection or advantageous selection? Risk and underwriting in China's health-insurance market," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 44(3), pages 505-510, June.
  9. Lin, Shih-Kuei & Chang, Chia-Chien & Powers, Michael R., 2009. "The valuation of contingent capital with catastrophe risks," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 45(1), pages 65-73, August.
  10. Michael R. Powers, 2009. "Rethinking risk and return: part 2 – some felicitous Fourier frequencies," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 10(3), pages 205-209, May.
  11. Powers, Michael R. & Powers, Thomas Y., 2009. "Risk and Return Measures for a Non-Gaussian World," Journal of Financial Transformation, Capco Institute, vol. 25, pages 51-54.
  12. Bingzheng Chen & Michael R. Powers & Joseph Qiu, 2009. "Life-insurance Efficiency in China: A Comparison of Foreign and Domestic Firms," China & World Economy, Institute of World Economics and Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, vol. 17(6), pages 43-63.
  13. Michael R. Powers, 2009. "Constant-sum sampling: an apology for statistics' “original sin”," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 10(4), pages 317-320, August.
  14. Michael R. Powers, 2009. "Insurance regulation in America – playing out of its league," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 10(1), pages 5-6, January.
  15. Michael R. Powers, 2009. "Rethinking risk and return: Part 1 – novel norms for non-normality?," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 10(2), pages 101-106, March.
  16. Michael R. Powers, 2008. "The nature of randomness: Part 1 – Knowable or unknowable?," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 9(1), pages 5-8, January.
  17. Michael R. Powers, 2008. "Combining information about … combining information," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 9(5), pages 417-421, November.
  18. Michael R. Powers, 2008. "The nature of randomness: Part 2 – Cognitive constraints," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 9(2), pages 101-105, March.
  19. Michael R. Powers, 2008. "Lanchester resurgent? The mathematics of terrorism risk," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 9(3), pages 225-231, May.
  20. Michael R. Powers & Zhan Shen, 2008. "Social Stability and Catastrophe Risk: Lessons From the Stag Hunt," Journal of Theoretical Politics, , vol. 20(4), pages 477-497, October.
  21. Michael R. Powers, 2008. "The sequential sawyer – a tale of frequentist fright," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 9(4), pages 313-316, August.
  22. Michael R. Powers, 2007. "Human mortality: written in the stars?," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(1), pages 5-10, January.
  23. Michael R. Powers, 2007. "Thoughts on the “scientific method”: part 1 – ignorance through inconsistency," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(3), pages 209-213, May.
  24. Michael R. Powers, 2007. "Thoughts on the “scientific method”: part 2 – frequentist fecklessness," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(4), pages 325-329, August.
  25. Michael R. Powers, 2007. "Sharing responsibility: what they didn't teach you in kindergarten," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(2), pages 93-96, March.
  26. Michael R. Powers, 2007. "Intuition and surprise," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(5), pages 429-433, November.
  27. Michael R. Powers, 2006. "Pure vs speculative risk: False choice; sham marriage," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(4), pages 345-347, August.
  28. Michael R. Powers, 2006. "The Cramér-Rao lower bound on variance: Adam and Eve's “uncertainty principle”," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(3), pages 233-236, May.
  29. Michael R. Powers, 2006. "An insurance paradox," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(2), pages 113-116, March.
  30. Michael R. Powers, 2006. "Catastrophe forecasting: seeing “gray” among the “black boxes”," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 7(5), pages 458-462, November.
  31. Michael R. Powers, 2005. "Forecasts from biased experts: a “meta-credibility” problem," Journal of Risk Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 6(1), pages 47-59, January.
  32. Powers, Michael R. & Venezian, Emilio C. & Juca, Iana B., 2003. "Of happy and hapless regulators: the asymptotics of ruin," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 317-330, April.
  33. Michael R. Powers, 2001. "Editor'S Introduction: Automobile Insurance: The “Modal” Property-Liability Line," Risk Management and Insurance Review, American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 4(1), pages 35-38, 03.
  34. Powers, Michael R. & Shubik, Martin, 2001. "Toward a theory of reinsurance and retrocession," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 29(2), pages 271-290, October.
  35. M. Moshe Porat & Michael R. Powers, 1999. "What Is “Insurance”? Lessons From The Captive Insurance Tax Controversy," Risk Management and Insurance Review, American Risk and Insurance Association, vol. 2(2), pages 72-80, 01.
  36. Powers, Michael R. & Shubik, Martin, 1998. "On the tradeoff between the law of large numbers and oligopoly in insurance," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 23(2), pages 141-156, November.
  37. Michael Powers & Martin Shubik & Shun Yao, 1998. "Insurance market games: Scale effects and public policy," Journal of Economics, Springer, vol. 67(2), pages 109-134, June.
  38. Michael R. Powers & Larry Y. Tzeng, 1998. "Insurance Premium Taxes: a Lump-Sum Proposal," Public Finance Review, , vol. 26(1), pages 53-66, January.
  39. Powers, Michael R., 1995. "A theory of risk, return and solvency," Insurance: Mathematics and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 17(2), pages 101-118, October.
  40. M Moshe Porat & Michael R Powers, 1995. "Captive Insurance Tax Policy: Resolving a Global Problem," The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 20(2), pages 197-229, April.

Editor

  1. Asia-Pacific Journal of Risk and Insurance, De Gruyter.

NEP Fields

3 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2003-06-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2005-06-27. Author is listed
  3. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2005-06-27. Author is listed
  4. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2003-06-25. Author is listed
  5. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2004-07-18. Author is listed
  6. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2003-06-25. Author is listed

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