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Dr. Petra Steinorth wins Ernst Meyer Prize 2011


Dr. Petra Steinorth wins the Geneva Association’s prestigious Ernst Meyer Prize for outstanding doctoral thesis.

The International Association for the Study of Insurance Economics (The Geneva Association) every year awards the Ernst Meyer Prize for university research work, usually in the form of a doctoral thesis, which makes a significant and original contribution to the study of risk and insurance economics.
This year, Dr. Petra Steinorth, a former research assistant at the Institute for Risk Management and Insurance who graduated with her Ph.D. in 2010, received the Ernst Meyer Prize for “Essays on the Economics of Selected Multi-Period Insurance Decisions with Private Information”. Today, Dr. Petra Steinorth works as an Assistant Professor at St. John's University in New York.

On June 14, 2012, she will present her current work "Consumption, Savings and Medical Prevention in the Long Run - Impact of Health Savings Accounts" in the Management & Microeconomics Seminar.
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