2019 Gauss Prize Awarded to Christian Furrer

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Versicherungs-und Finanzmathematik (DGVFM) and Deutsche Aktuarvereinigung (DAV) have awarded the Gauss Prize for the best paper in EAJ in 2019 to Christian Furrer (University of Copenhagen and PFA Pension, Denmark) for his paper “Experience rating in the classic Markov chain life insurance setting: An empirical Bayes and multivariate frailty approach”.

 The paper appeared in Issue 9 (pp.31-58) of the EAJ together with two practitioners’ discussions. Congratulations to Christian Furrer for his excellent contribution!

You can freely access the article here: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13385-019-00190-5