Click here to view the Winter 2021 Back to School Newsletter in your browser. … [Read more...] about Winter 2021 RMI Newsletter
Dr. Robert Hartwig and Dr. Ai He, a finance professor, were both quoted in the 2020 issue of the Darla Moore School of Business’ Moore Magazine. They are featured on pages 20-22 in an article, "Weathering the Storm," about research on natural disasters having lasting impacts on … [Read more...] about Moore Magazine 2020 Issue- “Weathering the Storm”
The Moore School of Business' RMI program was named the fourth largest risk management and insurance school in the U.S. by Business Insurance, as mentioned in a previous post. This accomplishment was highlighted on the Darla Moore School of Business website. “The Moore School’s … [Read more...] about Darla Moore School of Business Website 12/21/2020- Risk management and insurance program named the fourth largest in U.S.
Health care spending appears to be about 2 percent lower this year than last, which is the first decrease in health care spending since data first became available in the 1960s. While this may seem positive because health care costs in the U.S. are extremely high, the reasons … [Read more...] about The Post and Courier 12/14/2020- US health care costs are trending down in 2020, but that’s not necessarily a good thing
Zurich Insurance is acquiring MetLife's car and home insurance business for $3.94 billion. This deal represents the big push by car insurers to gain more scale to fund advertising and support technological changes. Dr. Robert Hartwig said, "There's no question that auto insurance … [Read more...] about The Wall Street Journal 12/11/2020- MetLife to Sell Car and Home Insurance Unit to Zurich for Nearly $4 Billion
The Business Insurance magazine just released their “2020 Risk Management and Insurance Schools Rankings and Directory.” The Risk Management and Insurance program here at the University of South Carolina is ranked fourth largest overall in the U.S. and fifth largest for … [Read more...] about RMI Program at USC Ranks Fourth Largest in the United States
Dr. Robert Hartwig was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the partnership between General Motors and American Family Insurance. The plan is for GM to market car insurance based on real-time data from onboard computers, which is known as telematics. Dr. Hartwig predicts … [Read more...] about The Wall Street Journal 11/19/2020- Car Insurers Struggle to Track Driving Behavior. GM May Have a Better Way to Do It.
The Folks Center, in collaboration with the Risk and Uncertainty Management Center, is very pleased to welcome Dr. Preston Keat (bio attached), Managing Director and Head of Political and Country Risk at UBS, one of the largest and most influential banks in the world. Keat is a … [Read more...] about The Biggest Global Risks for 2021 Forum with Dr. Preston Keat
Dr. Robert Hartwig wrote an article titled, "Despite Challenges, New Year Will Bring Strong, Stable Industry," that was published by Insurance Journal. The insurance industry has been able to remain stable despite unprecedented challenges and uncertainty. This bodes well for the … [Read more...] about Insurance Journal 11/4/2020- Despite Challenges, New Year Will Bring Strong, Stable Industry: Hartwig
Amazon's automated warehouses have a higher rate of workers injured than people working in other types of storage facilities. Washington state's workplace safety regulator is proposing a new "fulfillment center" classification to calculate workers' compensation insurance … [Read more...] about Bloomberg 10/23/2020- Amazon Injuries Risk State Backlash, Higher Workers’ Comp Costs