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Anastasia Kartasheva

Anastasia Kartasheva

Anastasia Kartasheva

Prof. Dr.

Associate Professor

I.VW-HSG
Tannenstrasse 19
9000 St. Gallen
Teaching Activities

Risk Management (Wharton undergraduate)
Financial Strategies and Analysis: Insurance (Wharton MBA elective) course
Contract Theory and Applications (Wharton PhD)
Economic Theory of Risk (Georgia State University undergraduate elective)
Game Theory and Mechanism Design (Georgia State University, PhD)

Projects
  • Private Equity Investments in the Life Insurance Industry
  • Structure and Complexity of the Global Insurance Groups
  • Effects of G20 post-Crisis Reforms on TBTF Premium
  • Reaching for Rating in Catastrophe Insurance Market
Additional Information

Referee Activity:

  • Canadian Journal of Economics
  • Economic Theory
  • Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance
  • International Economic Review
  • Journal of Finance
  • Journal of Financial Intermediation
  • Journal of Risk and Insurance
  • Management Science
  • National Science Foundation, USA
  • RAND Journal of Economics
  • Review of Finance
  • Review of Financial Studies  

 

Professional Career

2000-2003: Short-term Consultant, World Bank, Washington DC
2004-2007: Assistant Professor, Department of Risk Management and Insurance, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA
2007-2012: Assistant Professor, Department of Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
2012-2015: Economist, Financial Systems and Regulation Section, Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland
2015-2018: Economic Adviser, International Association of Insurance Supervisors, Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland
Since 2018: Senior Research Fellow, Wharton Alternative Investments Initiative, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Since 2019: Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Insurance Economics, University of St. Gallen  

Affiliations
  • American Economic Association
  • American Finance Association
  • European Group of Risk and Insurance Economists (EGRIE)
  • Finance Theory Group 
  • Western Finance Association  
Awards

Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center Fellowship, 2010
Wharton Dean’s Research Fund, 2010, 2011
Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Grant, 2008, 2009, 2010
Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), Research Program Grant, 2009
Robinson College of Business, Georgia State University Research Grant, 2006
Marie Currie European Commission Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2004
Toulouse School of Economics, Graduate Studies Scholarship, 1998-2003
Center for Institutional Reform and Informal Sector at the University of Maryland, Individual Research Grant, 1997
Russian Scientific Fund for Humanities, Russian Academy of Science Research Grant 1997, 1998

Research Cooperation
  • Christoph Basten, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich
  • Patrick Bolton, Graduate School of Business and Department of Economics, Columbia University
  • Andrew Ellul, School of Business, Indiana University
  • Wei Jiang, Graduate School of Business and Department of Economics, Columbia University
  • Steven Ongena, Department of Banking and Finance, University of Zurich
  • Bilge Yilmaz, Wharton Private Equity Professor, Professor of Finance, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania 

 

Education

1997: BS in Mathematical Economics, Lonomosov Moscow State University, Russia
1998: MA in Economics, New Economic School, Moscow, Russia
1999: MS in Economic Theory and Econometrics, with highest honors, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse, France 
2004: PhD in Economics, with highest honors, Toulouse School of Economics, University of Toulouse, France 

Talks
  • 2015: Bundesbank seminar
  • 2015: University of St Gallen, Finance department seminar
  • 2015: NBER Summer Institute
  • 2015: Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference
  • 2015: Society of Financial Studies Cavalcade Conference
  • 2015: Stockholm House of Finance Conference
  • 2016: Bank of Thailand seminar
  • 2016: De Nederlandsche Bank conference2016: University of Amsterdam2016: Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference
  • 2016: University of Geneva
  • 2016: Basel Committee of Banking Supervision Research Task Force meeting
  • 2016: American Economic Association meeting
  • 2017: Bank for International Settlements Hong Kong Office seminar
  • 2017: Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference
  • 2017: European Winter Finance Conference
  • 2018: Bank of England/CEPR conference
  • 2018: European Group Risk and Insurance Economists meeting
  • 2018: European Finance Association Annual Conference
  • 2018: NYFed/NYU Financial Intermediation Conference
  • 2018: Banque de France seminar
  • 2018: Science Po Paris, France seminar
  • 2018: EPFL Lausanne seminar
  • 2018: Imperial/CEPR Symposium in Financial Economics
  • 2018: ETH Risk Center seminar
  • 2018: LSE Paul Wolley Center Conference
  • 2018: Basel Committee of Banking Supervision Research Task Force meeting
  • 2018: European Central Bank Research Department seminar
  • 2018: European Systemic Risk Board committee meeting
  • 2018: University of St Gallen, Finance department seminar
  • 2019: Financial Intermediation Research Society Conference
  • 2019: NBER Summer Institute
  • 2019: NBER Insurance Group meeting
  • 2019: American Economic Association Annual Meeting
  • 2019: Finance Meets Insurance Conference, University of Zurich 
  • 2020: ETH Risk Center
  • 2020: University of Torino
  • 2020: Swiss Finance Institute Annual Conference
  • 2021: European Winter Finance Conference
  • 2021: Swiss Winter Conference on Financial Intermediation 
Further fields of research

International Financial Regulation

Banking

Main Focuses

Insurance

Financial Intermediation

Systemic Risk

Fields of research

Insurability of Pandemic Risk

Liquidity Risk in Insurance and Macroprudential Regulation

Private Equity in Insurance

Global Insurance Market

Credit Rating Agencies

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