Associate Professor, Insurance and FinanceÂ School of Business
Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Etti Baranoff is an associate professor of Finance and Insurance at the School of Business of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, teaching risk and insurance, finance and employee benefits classes. A member of the executive committee of the Faculty Senate of VCU, Chair of the PHD committee of the School of Business. External Research Director of Insurance and Finance at The Geneva Association. Key independent expert of The Geneva Association on all fundamental and theoretical work in the area of Insurance and Finance (IF) responsible for original research work in this area. The editor of the Insurance and Finance Newsletter of the Geneva Association and bi-annual editor of the IF Special Issue of the Geneva Paper. Serving on the Financial Stability in Insurance working group.
Systemic Risk in Insurance, Financial Stability in Insurance, Capital Structure and Capital/risk interrelationship in Insurance, Risk and enterprise risk management maps and interrelationships of life insurers, risk financing, risk assessment, risk measurements and relations to capital, interrelations among capital/risk/organization/distribution structures, solvency detection models, regulations and impact, strategic risk identification & implementation of solutions, industry segmentation, sophisticated statistical modeling, asset allocation dynamics - determinants and performance, market discipline - impact of rating on internal behavior of insurers and market response.