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Zanjani named AAMGA Distinguished Chair in RMI

George ZanjaniCongratulations to George Zanjani, Associate Professor in Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business! He was recently named inaugural holder of the American Association of Managing General Agents (AAMGA) Distinguished Chair in Risk Management and Insurance.  The AAMGA Distinguished Chair is funded by a $1 million gift to the RCB’s Risk Management and Insurance department from the association. The funding will enable the RMI department conduct research that will help insurance professionals manage risk more efficiently.

Zanjani, whose specialties include insurance and financial institutions, has been published in American Economic Review, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Public Economics, and the Journal of Risk and Insurance.

Some of Zanjani’s articles include:

Zanjani, G. (2007). Regulation, Capital, and the Evolution of Organizational Form in US Life Insurance. American Economic Review, 97(3), 973-983.

Lakdawalla, D. and George Zanjani. (2005) Insurance, self-protection, and the economics of terrorism. Journal of Public Economics, 89 (9-10), 1891-1905.

Zanjani, George. (2002). Pricing and Capital Allocation in Catastrophe Insurance. Journal of Financial Economics, 65 (2), 283-305.