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Christian Biener

title Dr.
name Christian Biener
institute Institut für Versicherungswirtschaft (IVW)
publications papers (15)
projects project entries (7)
School SoF - School of Finance
position Project Manager and Research Assistant
fields of research Decision Making Under Risk and Uncertainty
Empirical and Experimental Research in Insurance
Microinsurance
talks 09/2009 AFIR / LIFE Colloquium 2009, Munich (Germany)
11/2009 5th International Microinsurance Conference, Dakar (Senegal)
07/2010 World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress, Singapore (Republic of Singapore)
11/2010 WiMa Kongress, Ulm (Germany)
02/2011 Recent Advances in Efficiency Measurement in the Insurance Industry, Ulm (Germany)
06/2011 ASTIN / AFIR Colloquium 2011, Madrid (Spain)
09/2011 Contemporary Microfinance: Institutions, Policies, and Performance, Cairo (Egypt)
04/2012 2012 Microinsurance Conference, Enschede (Netherlands)
08/2012 ARIA 2012 Annual Meeting, Minneapolis (USA)
12/2012 SBF Brown – Bag Seminar, St. Gallen (Switzerland)
05/2013 ZEW/Uni Mannheim Experimental Seminar, Mannheim (Germany) 
04/2014 Swiss Society for Financial Market Research Annual Meeting, Zurich (Switzerland)
06/2014 International Insurance Society (IIS) 50th Annual Seminar, London (United Kingdom)
07/2014 APRIA 2014 Annual Conference, Moscow (Russia)
08/2014 ARIA 2014 Annual Meeting, Seattle (USA)
08/2014 29th Annual Congress of the European Economic Association, Toulouse (France) 
09/2014 CRO Forum, Zurich (Switzerland) 
09/2014 EGRIE 2014 Seminar, St. Gallen (Switzerland) 
12/2014 CEAR/MRIC Behavioral Insurance Workshop 2014, Munich (Germany)
04/2015 University of Wisconsin-Madison Research Seminar, Madison (USA)
awards 2014 Shin Research Excellence Award, awarded by the Geneva Association and the International Insurance Society (IIS) for “Insurability of Cyber Risk: An Empirical Analysis” (with Martin Eling and Jan Wirfs)
2012 Dissertation Award, awarded by University of Ulm Society (UUG) 
for “Essays on Microinsurance: Efficiency, Insurability, and Pricing”
additional inform... Referee: 

Risk Management and Insurance Review
Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance
European Journal of Operational Research 
European Journal of Finance
European Journal of Law and Economics
Annual Conference of the Swiss Society for Financial Market Research


Third-party funding: 

2012-2015: Experimental Studies in Microinsurance Markets, fundamental research project funding of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), with Martin Eling
2012-2013: Productivity and Efficiency in the Swiss Insurance Industry, fundamental research project funding of the University of St. Gallen Research Fund (GFF), with Martin Eling