Insurance and Risk

Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaften

FAU Contact:
Gatzert, Nadine Prof. Dr.
Scholz, Hendrik Prof. Dr.


This interdisciplinary research area looks at topics in the field of insurance and risk in the areas of private insurance (insurance and risk management, insurance marketing, insurance law, private health insurance, asset management) and social security (unemployment insurance, statutory health insurance, pension insurance). These topics are often influenced by megatrends and are incredibly important for society.

Assigned publications

Bohnert, A., Fritzsche, A., & Gregor, S. (2019). Digital Agendas in the Insurance Industry: The Importance of Comprehensive Approaches. Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance-Issues and Practice, 44(1), 1-19.
Heidinger, D., & Gatzert, N. (2018). Awareness, Determinants and Value of Reputation Risk Management: Empirical Evidence from the Banking and Insurance Industry. Journal of Banking & Finance, 91, 106-118.
Klotzki, U., Bohnert, A., Gatzert, N., & Vogelgesang, U. (2018). Economies of Scale in European Life Insurance. The Journal of Risk Finance, 19(2), 190-207.
Krömer, S., & Gatzert, N. (2018). Renewable Energy Investments with Storage: A Risk-Return Analysis. International Journal of Energy Sector Management.
Lechner, P., & Gatzert, N. (2017). Determinants and Value of Enterprise Risk Management: Empirical Evidence from Germany. European Journal of Finance.
Alexandrova, M., Bohnert, A., Gatzert, N., & Russ, J. (2017). Equity-Linked Life Insurance Based on Traditional Products: The Case of Select Products. European Actuarial Journal, 7(2), 379-404.
Eckert, J., & Gatzert, N. (2017). Risk- and Value-Based Management for Non-Life Insurers under Solvency Constraints. European Journal of Operational Research.
Barth, F., Eckert, C., Gatzert, N., & Scholz, H. (2017). Spillover effects from the Volkswagen emissions scandal: An analysis of stock, corporate bond, and credit default swap markets.
Bohnert, A., Gatzert, N., Hoyt, R.E., & Lechner, P. (2017). The Relationship between Enterprise Risk Management, Value and Firm Characteristics based on the Literature. Zeitschrift für die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft, 106(3-4), 311-324.

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