Life and Pension Insurance

Research Focus

The research and teaching focus of the area lies on life and pension insurance, considering both policyholders’ and insurers’ perspectives. Our research aims to provide solutions to academic debates as well as practical issues. To deliver appropriate solutions to our research questions, we rely on an interdisciplinary approach, combining pure and applied mathematics, economics, finance and computer science. Currently, our research mainly contributes to the following topics:

  • Optimal retirement planning

  • Innovative retirement and life insurance products

  • Optimal asset allocation

  • Risk sharing and collective decisions under uncertainty

  • Behavioral economics

  • Risk management

Research Lead

Manuel Rach K

Prof. Dr. Manuel Rach

Assistant Professor