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Big Data Insurance & Insurance Analytics.

noviembre 22nd, 2023|Categories: Noticies-RISKCENTER|

  Big Data Insurance. Insurance Analytics. Invited speaker at RISKcenter: Jean Philippe Boucher (UQàM) November 20-24 , 2023.- The University of Barcelona hosted the celebration of the series Insurance Analytics. Insurance data analytics involves the systematic analysis of vast amounts of data within the insurance industry to extract valuable insights, optimize processes, and make informed

Statistics Day 2023

octubre 24th, 2023|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

  The Catalan Society of Statistics and the University of Barcelona hosted the 2023 Statistics Day   October 20 , 2023.- The University of Barcelona hosted the celebration of the Annual Statistics Day organized  by the Catalan Society of Statistics. World Statistics Day is an international day to celebrate statistics. Created by the United Nations

Sustainability: Chair with Mutua Madrileña

enero 22nd, 2023|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

  Fundación Mutua Madrileña, RACEF and the University of Barcelona to conduct research on  Sustainability in Business and Economics             Jan 13 , 2023.- The new University of Barcelona-Fundación Mutua Madrileña Sustainability Chair has the support of the Royal Academy of Economic and Financial Sciences (RACEF). With this initiative, the

UBZurich business case study 2019

febrero 8th, 2019|Categories: UBZurich|

Feb. 7 2019: On Wednesday, February 7th, the 6th edition of the UBZurich Challenge program was launched. As part of the Challenge program, students of the Master in Actuarial and Finance Science of the University of Barcelona are invited to participate in a business case study. The aim of the business case is to provide

Event: signature of the agreement 2017-2021

julio 19th, 2017|Categories: Noticies-RISKCENTER, UBZurich|

 Zurich funded chair at UB for research, actuarial education and innovation   Jul 18 2017: The Rector of the University of Barcelona, Prof. Joan Elias, and the CEO of Zurich Spain, Mr. Vicente Cancio signed the extension of the Chair that the insurance company has with the research group Riskcenter of the UB. The objective

SCOR award to telematics revolution

noviembre 24th, 2016|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

Nov. 16 2016: SCOR Iberian award to "The telematics revolution. How to price automobile insurance per kilometre driven?" by Jean-Philippe Boucher, Steven Coté (both from UQÀM, Québec) and Montserrat Guillen, Ana M. Pérez-Marin (UB Riskcenter) . The prize was given by the jury to the contribution to the innovation in risk and insurance products in a new digital


octubre 10th, 2016|Categories: Noticies-RISKCENTER|

Oct. 6 2016: The Spanish Association of Risk Managers hold a workshop at UB on "Post Brexit forum: what the risks?" with participants from over 30 uinternational companies based in Barcelona. The speakers were D. José Mª Areliza, Profess and Chairholder of the Jean Monnet Chair – ESADE and D. Francesc Granell Trías, Emeritus Professor of International

Riskcenter researchers awarded XIII Edad&Vida Higinio Raventós prize

octubre 5th, 2016|Categories: Highlights, Noticies-RISKCENTER|

Sep. 29 2016: During the annual dinner of Fundació Edad&Vida, the researcher of UB Riskcenter received the prize for a study on "Strategies for Managing Savings after Retirement". This analysis will consider pay-out schemes around the world. Comparisons will be made for Spain, USA, Japan, Latinamerican and European countries. One of the outputs is the design of personalized guides to assess retired

Actuarial Day 2016

septiembre 8th, 2016|Categories: UBZurich|

March 18, 2016: UBZurich Chair celebrated the "Actuarial Day 2016", an event where the students of the Master in Actuarial Science from UB had the opportunity to attend the closing session of the third edition of "The Challenge Program” with participants from the Master program. The event was opened by Mr. Carlos Esteban (Director of