Economic Impact of COVID-19

On April 16, 2020 Robert Hartwig delivered an executive briefing on the economic impact of COVID-19. 


To view a recording of the webinar click here.
To download the PowerPoint presentation click here.
To view Dr. Hartwig's website and his updated research click here.

Robert P. Hartwig, PhD, CPCU

Robert Hartwig (Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1993) is a clinical associate professor of finance and co-director of the Risk and Uncertainty Management Center at the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business. His research focuses on insurance markets and structures, risk management, risk-bearing capital market instruments, the financing of technology risks and venture capital in insurance markets. He makes frequent presentations to insurance industry management, boards of directors, regulators and legislators. Prior to joining the Darla Moore School of Business, he was president and economist for the Insurance Information Institute in New York and in prior positions worked for Swiss Re, the National Council on Compensation Insurance and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University. His professional experience includes expert witness testimony and testimony before numerous congressional and state legislative committees. He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) credential and speaks frequently in the media on all issues related to insurance markets.

Dr. Hartwig was the keynote speaker at the 2018 IMUA Annual Meeting. Prior to joining the University of South Carolina Dr. Hartwig was president and chief economist at the Insurance Information Institute in New York.


Attendee Reviews

"Absolutely captivating!"

"This was a very timely webinar and brought perspective to what is happening in the economy and our industry due to COVID-19. It really brought together all of the different messaging on this topic (journal articles, industry white papers, news, etc.)."
"Super insightful. Most informative and interesting webinar I've been on in months."

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