Fudan University, China
Xu Xian is Director of China Insurance and Social Security Research Center (CISSRC), Fudan University. He serves also as council member of the Insurance Society of China (ISC) and senior member of Accounting Society of China (ASC). He is also a research associate at Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Germany. He obtained his Ph.D in economics from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). His research focus includes insurance, disaster economics, risk management and insurance management. Dr. Xu has more than 40 publications on journals such as Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance, International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, Journal of Financial Research, Accounting Research and Insurance Studies. He has presided many key national research projects, such as projects supported by Ministry of Education, Shanghai Government, China Insurance Regulatory Commission.