Yu Lei

Associate Professor of Insurance

Economics, Finance, and Insurance

Barney School of Business
860.768.4682 Auerbach Hall 418
Education

PhD in Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Master of Economics, Peking University

BS in Mathematics, Peking University


Yui Lei is an associate professor of insurance. She joined the Barney School of Business in 2004 and currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in risk management and insurance.

Lei's research interests include:

  • Insurance economics
  • Medical malpractice insurance

Selected Scholarship

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.