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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Economics and Finance D-index 62 Citations 14,452 167 World Ranking 375 National Ranking 260

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Finance
  • Law
  • Statistics

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Actuarial science, Liability insurance, Finance, Data envelopment analysis and Auto insurance risk selection. His work in the fields of General insurance and Insurance industry overlaps with other areas such as Set and Returns to scale. His Liability insurance research includes elements of Casualty insurance and Inefficiency.

His studies in Underwriting and Insurance policy are all subfields of Finance research. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Economies of scale, Economies of scope, Econometrics, Frontier and Industrial organization. The various areas that J. David Cummins examines in his Auto insurance risk selection study include Capital, Cost of capital and Economic capital.

His most cited work include:

  • Price, Financial Quality, and Capital Flows in Insurance Markets (281 citations)
  • Comparison of Frontier Efficiency Methods: An Application to the U.S. Life Insurance Industry (252 citations)
  • Consolidation and efficiency in the US life insurance industry (249 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

J. David Cummins mainly focuses on Actuarial science, Finance, Life insurance, Liability insurance and Reinsurance. His Actuarial science study frequently draws connections to adjacent fields such as Risk management. His work carried out in the field of Finance brings together such families of science as Event study, Capital, Cost of capital and Financial system.

His Liability insurance research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Financial economics, Cash flow, Data envelopment analysis and Econometrics. His studies in Reinsurance integrate themes in fields like Leverage, Capital market, Counterparty and Systemic risk. His Financial services research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Profit efficiency, Monetary economics and Revenue.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Actuarial science (50.21%)
  • Finance (30.38%)
  • Life insurance (19.41%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Actuarial science (50.21%)
  • Reinsurance (18.14%)
  • Systemic risk (5.49%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Actuarial science, Reinsurance, Systemic risk, Data envelopment analysis and Finance. His study on Insurance industry and Auto insurance risk selection is often connected to Roll's critique as part of broader study in Actuarial science. His study on Reinsurance also encompasses disciplines like

  • Underwriting which connect with Risk management,
  • Counterparty which connect with Liability insurance,
  • Capital market and related Bond,
  • Financial system together with Risk financing and Catastrophe bond.

His Data envelopment analysis study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Total factor productivity, Productivity, Econometrics, Profit efficiency and Revenue. In most of his Finance studies, his work intersects topics such as Life insurance. His General insurance research focuses on Casualty insurance and how it relates to Business interruption insurance.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Analyzing Firm Performance in the Insurance Industry Using Frontier Efficiency and Productivity Methods (138 citations)
  • Economies of scope in financial services: A DEA efficiency analysis of the US insurance industry. (121 citations)
  • Systemic Risk and the Interconnectedness Between Banks and Insurers: An Econometric Analysis (109 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Finance
  • Law
  • Statistics

J. David Cummins focuses on Financial services, Finance, Reinsurance, Actuarial science and Systemic risk. His Financial services research includes themes of Diseconomies of scale, Scope, Profit efficiency, Revenue and Industrial organization. He regularly links together related areas like Life insurance in his Finance studies.

His Reinsurance study combines topics in areas such as Interconnectedness, Underwriting, Counterparty and Financial system. His Underwriting research integrates issues from General insurance, Bond insurance and Casualty insurance. His work carried out in the field of Actuarial science brings together such families of science as Corporate finance and Capital asset pricing model, Consumption-based capital asset pricing model, Investment theory, Alternative asset.

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Best Publications

Consolidation and efficiency in the US life insurance industry

J.David Cummins;Sharon Tennyson;Mary A. Weiss.
Journal of Banking and Finance (1999)

600 Citations

Organizational Form and Efficiency: The Coexistence of Stock and Mutual Property-Liability Insurers

J. David Cummins;Mary A. Weiss;Hongmin Zi.
Management Science (1999)

459 Citations

Risk-Based Premiums for Insurance Guaranty Funds

J. David Cummins.
Journal of Finance (1988)

457 Citations

Price, Financial Quality, and Capital Flows in Insurance Markets

J.David Cummins;Patricia M. Danzon.
Journal of Financial Intermediation (1997)

436 Citations

Capital and risk in property-liability insurance markets

J. David Cummins;David W. Sommer.
Journal of Banking and Finance (1996)

401 Citations

Comparison of Frontier Efficiency Methods: An Application to the U.S. Life Insurance Industry

J. David Cummins;Hongmin Zi.
Journal of Productivity Analysis (1998)

388 Citations

The Coexistence of Multiple Distribution Systems for Financial Services: The Case of Property- Liability Insurance

Allen N. Berger;Allen N. Berger;J David Cummins;Mary A. Weiss.
The Journal of Business (1997)

382 Citations

Deregulation, Consolidation, and Efficiency: Evidence from the Spanish Insurance Industry

J. David Cummins;Maria Rubio-Misas.
Journal of Money, Credit and Banking (2006)

332 Citations

Convergence of Insurance and Financial Markets: Hybrid and Securitized Risk‐Transfer Solutions

J. David Cummins;Mary A. Weiss.
Journal of Risk and Insurance (2009)

323 Citations

The Economics of Insurance Intermediaries

J. David Cummins;Neil A. Doherty.
Journal of Risk and Insurance (2006)

313 Citations

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