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Global Risk Institute Funded Research Wins Actuarial Science Award

MARCH 27, 2015   A research paper on longevity risk funded by GRI recently won the 2014 SCOR Actuarial Award in Asia. The research paper, Parametric Mortality Indexes: From Index Construction to Hedging Strategies, by Chong It Tan, Jackie Li, Johnny Siu-Hang Li and Uditha Balasooriya addresses the issue of transferring longevity risk to capital markets. With life expectancies increasing… View Article

The Global Risk Institute Sponsors Financial Econometrics and Risk Management Conference

MARCH 6, 2015 GRI is sponsoring Western University’s inaugural Financial Econometrics and Risk Management Conference in London, Ontario on Saturday 28 March. This conference features sessions from leading researchers and professionals from across North America to explore key topics in risk management. “Bringing academics, professionals and future practitioners together is key to promoting innovation and… View Article

Supporting the International Risk Community: Global Risk Institute Sponsors Series in France

MARCH 6, 2015 Extending our support to the international risk community, GRI is sponsoring a conference semester at the Institut Henri Poincaré in France. The theme of the conference semester is Commodity Derivatives Markets: Industrial Organization, Regulation, and Financialization, and includes events in France and Italy from March to November. The first event of the… View Article