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Risk Management and Insurance

Submitted by yayoi.moriguchi on Sat, 03/28/2015 - 9:20pm

Risk management and insurance are interdisciplinary fields that draw theory and methodologies from a number of founding disciplines, including economics, law, psychology, and statistics. The Haskayne School of Business  faculty members in the area of risk management and insurance have interest and expertise in a wide range of topics including:

  • Enterprise risk management
  • Disaster resilience
  • Catastrophe bonds development and application
  • Distribution systems in insurance
  • Tort versus no-fault liability systems
  • Public policy issues surrounding pensions and retirement
  • Competitiveness and efficiency of the insurance industry
  • Solvency of insurance companies

To learn more about the research interests of our faculty, you can view by the bios of the list of risk management and insurance faculty members below.

Please note:  Applicants interested in financial risk management should visit the section for finance.


Current PhD Students

Leo Lu

Area Contact

Administrative Assistant
Angie Miglialo
(403) 220-8527

Teaching and Learning Coordinator
Zahra Hossain
(403) 220-3818

Representative publications

Zhang, Li and N.L. Nielson. “Solvency Analysis and Prediction in Property-Casualty Insurance: Incorporating Economic and Market Predictors” forthcoming in the Journal of Risk and Insurance.

Kelly, M. and N.L. Nielson and T. Snoddon.  “Aging Population and Driver Licensing: A Policy Perspective” forthcoming in Canadian Public Policy. 

Kleffner, A.E., M. Kelly and S. Li. "Insurance Regulation, Underwriting Cycles and the Availability and Profitability of Automobile Insurance in Canada." Forthcoming in Assurances.