Ty Leverty is the Gerald D. Stephens CPCU Distinguished Chair in Risk Management and Insurance and an Associate Professor in the Department of Risk and Insurance at the Wisconsin School of Business.
Leverty earned his B.A. in economics and history from the University of Washington and his Ph.D. in risk management and insurance from Georgia State University.
Leverty was the 2019 Gen Re Visiting Professor at the University of Cologne. He was also a visiting professor at the Central University of Finance and Economics and the Univerity of Munich.
Before joining the faculty at UW-Madison, Leverty was an Associate Professor of Finance and the TRISTAR Risk Management Research Fellow at the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business.
His research interests are in the economics of insurance markets, insurance company operations, and public policy issues in insurance. He has received awards for his research including the State Farm Companies Doctoral Dissertation Award and the Casualty Actuarial Society Best Paper Award.
Ty Leverty is the Past President of the American Risk and Insurance Association and the Past President of the Risk Theory Society.
Selected Published Journal Articles
Anand, V. & Leverty, T. & Wunder, E. (2021). Paying for Expertise: The Effect of Experience on Reinsurance Demand Journal of Risk and Insurance
Leverty, T. & Grace, M. (2018). Do Elections Delay Regulatory Action? Journal of Financial Economics
Bayar, T. & Cornett, M. & Erhamjamts, O. & Leverty, T. & Tehranian, H. (2018). An examination of the relation between strategic interaction among industry firms and firm performance Journal of Banking and Finance
Grace, M. & Leverty, T. & Phillips, R. & Shimpi, P. (2015). The Value of Investing in Enterprise Risk Management Journal of Risk and Insurance
Grace, M. & Leverty, T. (2013). How Tort Reform Affects Insurance Markets? Journal of Law, Economics, and Organizations
Leverty, T. (2012). Cost of Duplicative Regulation: Evidence from Risk Retention Groups Journal of Risk and Insurance
Leverty, T. & Grace, M. (2012). Dupes or Incompetents? An Examination of Management’s Impact on Firm Distress Journal of Risk and Insurance
Leverty, T. & Grace, M. (2012). Property-Liability Insurer Reserve Error – Motive, Manipulation, or Mistake Journal of Risk and Insurance
Grace, M. & Leverty, T. (2010). Political Cost Incentives for Managing the Property-Liability Insurer Loss Reserve Journal of Accounting Research
Erhemjamts, O. & Leverty, T. (2010). The Demise of the Mutual Organizational Form: An Investigation of the U.S. Life Insurance Industry Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Leverty, T. & Grace, M. (2010). The Robustness of Output Measures in Property-Liability Insurance Efficiency Studies Journal of Banking and Finance
Leverty, T. & Lin, Y. & Zhou, H. (2009). WTO and the Chinese Insurance Industry Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance