Martin Eling is doing empirical research at the intersection of insurance management, mathematics, and economics. Current research topics are digitalization (big data and cyber risk), microinsurance, and social insurance (pension and healthcare). After his doctoral degree in 2005 he joined the I.VW as a postdoctoral researcher. In 2008 he was visiting professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA). Then in 2009 he was appointed Professor of Insurance at the University of Ulm. Since November 2011 he is Director of the I.VW and holds the Chair for Insurance Management at the University of St.Gallen.
The Chair for Insurance Management works internationally, empirically, and application-oriented. The current research focus of the chair include the following areas:
- Digitalization (big data and cyber risk)
- Social security (old-age and health provision)
The research fields of the chair are asset management, risk management, performance measurement, regulation and social security. The chair works at the interface of insurance mathematics, economics, and management.