Charles Nyce

Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance
Charles Nyce
Faculty
Location
233A RBB
Phone
850-645-8392
Academic Specialty
Risk Management and Insurance
Education

Ph.D., Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Insurance and Risk Management, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Mathematics, LaSalle University

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Risk Management
Catastrophic Risk Financing
Alternative Risk Financing

Charles Nyce is the Robert L. Atkins Associate Professor of Risk Management and Insurance at Florida State University. He previously served as the Associate Director of the Florida Catastrophic Storm Risk Management Center from 2009 through 2012. His main research area is catastrophic risk financing. He joined the Center in 2009 after serving as Senior Director of Knowledge Resources for the American Institute for CPCU. He has authored numerous articles on a variety of risk management and insurance topics, including title insurance, IPOs, enterprise risk management, predictive analytics and natural hazards. He has his Ph.D. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and has taught risk management and insurance at LaSalle University, The University of Hartford and the University of Georgia.

To read his current and past research, as well as his working papers, please visit Professor Nyce's research page on the Social Science Research Network

Selected Published Research

"Insuring Natural Hazards and the Role of Governments", with Martin Boyer, University of Montreal, 2013. Forthcoming, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences.

"The Capacity of the Insurance Industry to Pay for Catastrophic Losses", with Lori Schneider, and J. Brad Karl, Florida State University, 2012. Forthcoming, Risk Management and Insurance Review. "Managing Windstorm Exposure: Lessons Learned from Florida", with Patrick F. Maroney, and Lori Medders, Journal of Insurance Regulation, 2012, Vol. 31, pg. 3-26.

"Mitigation, Money and Residual Markets: Findings from a Symposium on Catastrophic Risk Management", with Patricia Born, Randy Dumm, Martin Grace, & Lorilee Medders, Journal of Insurance Regulation, 2011, Vol. 30 pp. 287-297.  

 "Are Territorial Rating Models Outdated in Residential Property Insurance Markets?  Evidence from the Florida Property Insurance Market", written with Pat Maroney, Florida State University.  Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2011 Vol. 14 No. 2 pg. 201-232.  

"The Use of Post-Loss Financing of Catastrophic Risk", with Cassandra Cole, David MacPherson, Patrick Maroney, Kathleen McCullough, and Jay Newman, Risk Management and Insurance Review, 2011 Vol. 14 No.2, pg. 265-298. 

"Market Growth and Barriers to Entry: Evidence from the Title Insurance Industry", written with Martin Boyer, University of Montreal. Insurance and Risk Management Journal, Oct. 2010-Jan. 2011, v. 78 no. 3&4, pp. 283-315.

Textbooks

Personal Insurance 2nd Edition, Editor: Charles Nyce. American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters / Insurance Institute of America, 2008.

Foundations of Risk Management and Insurance 2nd Edition, Editor: Charles Nyce. American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters / Insurance Institute of America, 2006.

Coordinating Author in Risk Assessment 1st Edition, American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters / Insurance Institute of America, 2005.

Honors and Awards
  • Best Perspectives Article, 2011, Risk Management and Insurance Review."The Use of Post-Loss Financing of Catastrophic Risk".