Principles of Insurance
Risk and Insurance
Corporate Risk Management
INS 665/FIN 665
Dr. Lei received her Ph.D. in business, with a specialization in risk management and insurance, from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research interests include health insurance, insurance economics and medical malpractice insurance. She joined Barney School of Business in 2004 and currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in risk management and insurance.
B.S., Mathematics, Peking University; Master, Economics, Peking University; Ph.D., Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Medical malpractice insurance
Refereed Articles (subject to blind peer review)
Lei, Yu, 2011, “Minimizing the Cost of Risk with Simulation Optimization Technique,” Risk Management and Insurance Review, 14 (1): 121-144.
Lei, Yu and Joan Schmit, 2010, “Influences of Organizational Structure and Diversification on Medical Malpractice Insurer Performance,” Journal of Insurance Issues, 33 (2): 152–177.
Lei, Yu and Joan Schmit, 2010, “Factors Influencing the Demand for Reinsurance in the Medical Malpractice Insurance Market: A Focus on Organizational Form,” Journal of Insurance Regulation, 29 (1), 1-28.
Lei, Yu and Joan Schmit, 2008-2009, “Influences of Organizational Form on Medical Malpractice Insurer Operations,” Connecticut Insurance Law Journal, 15 (1), 53-84.
Lei, Yu and Mark Browne, Fall 2008, “Medical Malpractice Insurance Market Entry and Exit: 1994-2006,” Journal of Insurance Regulation, 27 (1), 47-71.
Professional Publications (subject to editorial review)
Lei, Yu and Joan Schmit, 2007, “Entry and Exit in the Malpractice Insurance Market from 1994 to 2003 – Part II,” Professional Liability Underwriting Society Journal, XX (1), 6-8.
Lei, Yu and Joan Schmit, 2006, “Entry and Exit in the Malpractice Insurance Market from 1994 to 2003 – Part I,” Professional Liability Underwriting Society Journal, XIX (12), 2-3.
Lei, Yu, “Actuarial Mathematics in Life Insurance” (a textbook in Chinese), 1998, Peking University Press, ISBN 7-301-03873-9/F·0279
Paper discussant, American Risk and Insurance Association Annual Meeting, 2006
Session moderator, American Risk and Insurance Association Annual Meeting, 2006
Referee, Journal of Insurance Issues, 2005
Referee, Journal of Risk and Insurance, 2005
Referee, North American Actuarial Journal, 2002
Certified Public Accountant of the People’s Republic of China, 1994